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With Or Without You

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“With or Without You” is a song by Irish rock band U2. It is the third track from their 1987 album, The Joshua Tree, and was released as the album’s first single on 21 March 1987. The song was the group’s most successful single at the time, becoming their first number-one hit in the both the United States and Canada by topping the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and the RPM national singles chart for one week. “With or Without You” features sustained guitar parts played by guitarist The Edge with a prototype of the Infinite Guitar, along with vocals by lead singer Bono and a bassline by bassist Adam Clayton. The song originated from a demo recorded in late 1985 that the group continued to work on throughout The Joshua Tree sessions. Ostensibly a troubled love song, the... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ With or without you ... And you give yourself away ... I can't live

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This song is listed #131 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Anonymous wrote on October, 16th 2010 at 5:44pm:
This is such a beautiful song and is so true!


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