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Co-producer Daniel Lanois told The National Post about the writing of this song: "That was an ensemble composition. It had that great Eno/Mullen thing from the go. A kind of rolling hand drum. And the original sketch had me in charge of the chorus. Bono would point to me: 'Ok, Lanois, you sing the chorus' (sings the chorus' hook out loud). It's very much a Canadian sound there, a tribute to The Band. We call it the 'Simcoe sound… read more

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I tied myself with wire
To let the horses roam free
Playing with the fire
Until the fire played with me

The stone was semi-precious
We were barely…

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