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U2 So Cruel Lyrics

Last updated: 03/07/2012 10:00:00 AM

We crossed the line
Who pushed who over?
It doesn't matter to you
It matters to me
We're CAUGHT adrift
BUT still floating
I'm only hanging on
To watch you go down
My love

I disappeared in you
You disappeared from me
I gave you everything you ever wanted
It wasn't what you wanted

The men who love you, you hate the most
They pass RIGHT through you like a ghost
They look for you, but your spirit is in the air
Baby, you're nowhere
You say in love there are no rules
You're so cruel

Desparation is a tender trap
It gets you every time
You put your lips to her lips
To stop the lie

Her skin is pale like God's only dove
Screams like an angel for your love
Then she makes you watch her from above
And you need her like a drug
You say in love there are no rules
You're so cruel

She wears my love like a see-through dress
Her lips say one thing
Her movements something else
Oh love, like a screaming flower
Love...dying every

You don't know if it's fear or desire
Danger the drug that takes you higher
Head in heaven, fingers in the mire

Her heart is racing, you can't keep up
The night is bleeding like a cut
Between the horses of love and lust
We are trampled underfoot You say in love there are no rules
You're so cruel
To stay with you I'd be a fool
You're so cruel

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Love this | Reviewer: Anonymous | 11/16/11

Bono's voice, the lyrics and tempo for this song are why it is easily one of the greatest U2 songs. I do think U2 is easily the top group for our generation. There isn't one album where at least 5 songs demand to be heard over and over. This band has stayed together and keep producing amazing lyrics and songs for a reason.

Love this song...... | Reviewer: Anonymous | 10/26/11

this song captures so many emotions.........and when your in love with someone and love dies and you have to say goodbye this is probably the ultimate song to express yourself. all the heartbreak...all the hurt. Bono is credited as being the main writer for this song...he based this song and some of the other songs on achtung baby on The Edge's divorce from his wife.

emphatetic masterpiece! | Reviewer: suyesha | 7/12/10

what a song man!just of those lyrics which is surely gonna touch your heart and make a mark.conflicting emotions superbly heck of a song...good music and amazing lyrics and awesone singing.u2 rocks!

Amazing what man can think of | Reviewer: Benjamin | 6/11/10

These type of songs are so beautiful. They go to your very soul, its like their pierce into you and and put into words what you're feeling. To some these songs are joyous, to me they are a way of expressing how sad I feel about the one I've lost. I know its silly to say, but sometimes I feel so grateful for being in this state because it helps me appreciate what the artist is saying ten times fold. I don't think I could ever connect with something like this unless I was hurting myself.

beautiful melody, awesome voice | Reviewer: Anonymous | 5/7/10

the best song of U2 for me. everytime i listen to this song, it just takes me somewhere, my thoughts, my spirit, lovely song. i end up repeating it ten or more times and i can't stop. it makes me want to be with someone, to be close with the one you love and care about. this song touches my heart and pierce at the same time. it is sad but pure delight to listen at. i first listened to this song in 1995. i had the album but i lost it and now i think i am getting one again.

beggers description! | Reviewer: Anonymous | 1/30/10

Today is such a great day coz at least I have found people who share my passion for this masterpiece! I has it all the lyrics, the instrumentation and delivery it terms of the inflexions. Simply awesome. Imagine in wikipedia almost all the songs are hyperlinked and cruel is not one of them! well goes to show people are just different coz how can someone not be in love with this song? Much love to all fans and since u2 love God may He bless them!!!

Awesome song | Reviewer: Anonymous | 3/1/09

I'm along time fan of U2 but admit to not owning many albums. I just recently heard this song for the first time and immediatly played it again. That's the greatest compliment that I think a fan can give an artist. Love it!

What a lyric | Reviewer: Vicho | 3/17/08

I wonder what did he use whe he wrote this song. This song just describes perfectly those relationships that kills you but the same you can´t let go. Who else but the one who suffer it could find the inspiration to write about it... Great song!!!

I danced to this song for years as an exotic dancer | Reviewer: Jewel | 12/24/07

Since it's release to around 2000. I probably made more money dancing to this song than they made on the entire Achtung Baby CD. OK, maybe a slight exaggeration…but I did put my son through private and catholic school dancing to it.

Do you know they have never performed this song life in concert??? Sad, it's my all time favorite.

breathtaking | Reviewer: janette | 11/22/07

i listened to the song for, like, 10 times in one sitting. my friend once asked me to find him a copy of achtung baby. tried my best to get him one. while checking for the album, i found the song in youtube. amazing. i could marry Bono right away=)