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Where The Streets Have No Name



I think we’re being shut down!

“Where the Streets Have No Name”
is a song by Irish rock band U2
and the opening track from their 1987 album
The Joshua Tree.

animated.LoveYou“I was just trying to sketch a location, maybe a spiritual location, maybe a romantic location. I was trying to sketch a feeling. I often feel very claustrophobic in a city, a feeling of wanting to break out of that city and a feeling of wanting to go somewhere where the values of the city and the values of our society don’t hold you down. 
‘An interesting story that someone told me once is that in Belfast, by what street someone lives on you can tell not only their religion but tell how much money they’re making – literally by which side of the road they live on, because the further up the hill the more expensive the houses become. You can almost tell what the people are earning by the name of the street they live on and what side ot that street they live on. That said something to me, and so I started writing about a place where the streets have no name….'”

~ Paul David Hewson (Bono)


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