You’ve got to listen to this AMAZING song!

The more you see, the less you know
The less you find out as you go
I knew much more then than I do now

Neon heart day-glow eyes
A city lit by fireflies
They’re advertising in the skies
For people like us

And I miss you when you’re not around
I’m getting ready to leave the ground

Oh you look so beautiful tonight
In the city of blinding lights

Don’t look before you laugh
Look ugly in a photograph
Flash bulbs purple irises
The camera can’t see

I’ve seen you walk unafraid
I’ve seen you in the clothes you made
Can you see the beauty inside of me?
What happened to the beauty I had inside of me?

(cut)

And I miss you when you’re not around
I’m getting ready to leave the ground

Oh you look so beautiful tonight
In the city of blinding lights

Time…time…time…time…time
Won’t leave me as I am
But time won’t take the boy out of this man

Oh you look so beautiful tonight
Oh you look so beautiful tonight
Oh you look so beautiful tonight
In the city of blinding lights

The more you know the less you feel
Some pray for others steal
Blessings are not just for the ones who kneel… luckily

What a beautiful song!

This is yet my favorite song from the band U2. I love the arrangement of the music, the instrumentation (the guitar), and most of all, the touching lyrics. Don’t the lyrics totally give a vivid illustration of the City of Blinding Lights?

This is the imagery that I have when I listen to this song… What’s yours? You can comment on the comment section 🙂

If you watched the film Devil Wears Prada, you may be able to recall this song from the scene when Andy Sachs (Anne Hathaway) is dazzled by the night line of Paris that she experienced out the car window. I thought this song was perfectly fit for the wonderful scene, and Paris was indeed a City of Blinding Lights!

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