Format: CD Single

Title: Please (Promo)

Year Of Release: 1997

1. Single Edit

2. Single Version


Format: CD Single

Title: Please

Year Of Release: 1997

1. Single Version

2. Dirty Day (Junk Day)

3. Dirty Day (Bitter Kiss)

4. I'm Not Your Baby (Skysplitter Dub)


Format: CD Single

Title: Please

Year Of Release: 1997

1. Please (Live From Rotterdam)

2. Where The Streets Have No Name (Live From Rotterdam)

3. With Or Without You (Live From Edmonton)

4. Staring At The Sun (Live From Rotterdam)


LYRICS

Please

So you never knew love
Until you crossed the line of grace
And you never felt wanted
'Til you had someone slap your face
And you never felt alive
Until you'd almost wasted away

You had to win
You couldn't just pass
The smartest ass
At the top of the class
Your flying colours
Your family tree
And all your lessons in history

Please, please, please
Get up off your knees
Now, please, please, please
Please leave it out

So you never knew
How low you'd stoop to make that call
And you never knew
What was on the ground
'til they made you crawl
So you never knew
That the heaven you keep, you stole

Your Catholic blues
Your convent shoes
Your stick-on tattoos
Now they're making the news
Your holy war
Your northern star
Your sermon on the mount
From the boot of your car

Please, please, please
Get up off your knees
Now, please, please, please
Leave it out of
So love is pain
And love is tough
But love is not
What you're thinking of

September
Streets capsizing
Spilling over
And down the drain
Shards of glass
Splinters like rain
But you could only feel
Your own pain

October
Talk getting nowhere
November
December
Remember
Are we just starting again

Please, please, please
Get up off your knees
Now, please
'Cause love is big
Is bigger than us
But love is not
What you're thinking of

It's what lovers deal
It's what lovers steal
You know I've found it hard to receive
'Cause you my love
I could never believe

Dirty Day (Junk Day)

I don't know you, you don't know the half of it
I had a starring role, I was the bad guy who walked out
They say be careful where you aim
'Cause where you aim you might just hit
You can hold onto something so tight
You've already lost it

Dragging me down, that's not the way it used to be
You can't even remember what I'm trying to forget

It was a dirty day, dirty day
Looking for explanations
I don't even understand
If you need someone to blame
Throw a rock in the air, you'll hit someone guilty

From father to son, in one life has begun
A work that's never done, father to son

Get it right, there's no blood thicker than ink
Hear what I say, nothing's as simple as you think
Wake up, some things you can't get around
I'm in you, more so when they put me in the ground

Those days, days, days
Run away like horses over the hill
Those days, days, days
Run away like horses over the hill
Those days, days, days
Run away like horses over the hill
Those days, days, days
Run away like horses over the hill


I'm Not Your Baby (Skysplitter Dub)

Instrumental

Staring At The Sun (Live)

Summer stretching on the grass
Summer dresses pass
In the shade of a willow tree
Creeps a crawling over me

Over me and over you
Stuck together with God's glue
It's going to get stickier too
It's been a long hot summer
Let's get under cover
Don't try too hard to think
Don't think at all

You're not the only one
Staring at the sun
Afraid of what you'd find
If you step back inside
I'm not just deaf and dumb
Staring at the sun
Not the only one
Who's happy to go blind

There's an insect in your ear
If you scratch it won't disappear
It's going to itch and burn and sting
You want to see what the scratching brings
Waves that leave me out of reach
Breaking on your back like a beach
Will we ever live in peace
'Cause those that can't do
Often have to
No those that can't do
Often have to preach

To the ones
Staring at the sun
Afraid of what you'll find
If you step back inside
Not just deaf and dumb
Staring at the sun
I'm not the only one
Who'd rather go blind

Intransigence is all around
Military still in town
Armour plated suits and ties
Daddy just won't say goodbye

Referee won't blow the whistle
God is good but will he listen
I'm nearly great
But there's something missing
I left it in the duty free
But you never really belonged to me

You're not the only one
Staring at the sun
Afraid of what you'd find
If you stepped back inside
I'm not sucking on my thumb
Staring at the sun
Not the only one
Who's happy to go blind

Happy to go blind
Happy to go blind
Happy to go blind
Happy to go
Happy to go
Happy to go blind

Happy to go blind
Happy to go blind
Happy to go
Happy to go
Happy to go blind

Where The Streets have No Name (Live)

I wanna run, I want to hide
Yeah, I wanna tear down the walls
That hold me tonight
I wanna break through
Into a new frame
Where the streets have no name

I wanna feel, sunlight on my face
I see the dust cloud
Disappear without a trace
I wanna take shelter
From the city street rain
Where the streets have no name

Where the streets have no name
Where the streets have no name
Still we're still building and burning down love
Burning down love
And when I go there
I go there with you
It's all I can do

The city's a flood, and our love turns to rust
We're beaten and blown by the wind
Trampled in dust
I'll show you a place
High on a desert plain
Where the streets have no name

Where the streets have no name
Where the streets have no name
Still we're building and burning down love
Burning down love
And when I go there
I go there with you
It's all I can do

Where the streets have no name
Where the streets have no name
Still we're building and burning down love
Burning down love
And when I go there
I go there with you
It's all I can do

It's all we know how to do

Then there will be no time or sorrow
Then will there be no time or shame
Then there will, then there will be
Then there will be no time
Then there will be no time
And there will be no time
No time
And there will be no timer
Then there will be no timer
no


With Or Without You (Live)

See the stone set in your eyes
See the thorn twist in your side
I wait for you
Sleight of hand and twist of fate
On a bed of nails she makes me wait
And I'm waiting for you
With or without you
With or without you

Through the storm we reach the shore
You give it all but I want more
And I'm waiting for you

With or without you
With or without you
I can't live
With or without you

Yeah you

And you give yourself away
And you give yourself away
And you give, and you give
And you give your soul away

My hands are tied
My body bruised, she's got me with
Nothing to win and
Nothing left to lose

And you give yourself away
And you give yourself away
And you give, and you give
And you give yourself away

With or without you
With or without you
I can't live
With or without you

With or without you
With or without you
I can't live
With or without you
With or without you

Thank you
Thanks for coming out to see us play
Goodnight Dublin city