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Stay (Faraway, So Close!)

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  • Swing
  • Space
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“Stay (Faraway, So Close!)“ is a song by the rock band U2. It is the fifth track on their 1993 album, Zooropa and was released as the album’s third single on 22 November 1993. The song was a top ten hit in the Ireland, Australia, the United Kingdom, and several other countries. The music video was shot in Berlin, Germany. The earliest incarnation of the song developed during sessions for the group’s 1991 album Achtung Baby. It was written for and inspired by Frank Sinatra, and bore his surname as the original working title. An alternate recording was used in the Wim Wenders film Faraway, So Close!. “Stay (Faraway, So Close!)“ was well received by critics and nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song. The song made its live debut on the Zoo TV Tour but has only... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ If I could stay ... Then the night would give you up ... Stay...and the night would be enough

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Most votes come from Spain, Greece, United States, France, Germany, Turkey, Portugal, United Kingdom, Belgium, and Ireland.


More songs by U2 (See Charts): The Electric Co., Love And Peace Or Else, Spanish Eyes, Please, Red Light, Elvis Presley And America, Seconds, October, Instant Karma, and Exit.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


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