Saturday, January 06, 2007

U2 - Window In The Skies

Hi everyone, this is the new lyric of U2 that will be released this month (January 2007).
The lyric is awsome, the music is amazing and it has 2 awsome videos. One of the videos shows the story of U2 in photos (U2 Clip Version) and the other video shows many old and new solo artists and bands singing the new song (you have to check it out).
This new 2 videos are on the official U2 site:

U2 // Window In The Skies

The shackles are undone
The bullets quit the gun
The heat that’s in the sun
Will keep us when there’s none
The rule has been disproved
The stone it has been moved
The grave is now a groove
All debts are removed

Oh can’t you see what love has done?
Oh can’t you see what love has done?
Oh can’t you see what love has done?
What it’s done to me?

Love makes strange enemies
Makes love where love may please
The soul and its striptease
Hate brought to its knees
The sky over our head
We can reach it from our bed
You let me in your heart
And out of my head, head…

Oh can’t you see what love has done?
Oh can’t you see what love has done?
Oh can’t you see what love has done?
What it’s done to me?

Oh, oh, oh, oh…
Oh, oh, oh, oh…
Please don’t ever let me out of you

I’ve got no shame, oh no, oh no

Oh can’t you see what love has done?
Oh can’t you see?
Oh can’t you see what love has done?
What it’s doing to me?

I know I hurt you and I made you cry
Did everything but murder you and I
But love left a window in the skies
And to love I rhapsodize
To every broken heart
For every heart that cries
Love left a window in the skies
And to love I rhapsodize

U2 - Window in the Skies (4:19)

U2 - Window in the Skies (U2 Clip Version) (4:01)

Blog - Music
U2: "Window in the Skies"
By John Lucas
Publish Date: December 21, 2006

Is it just me, or is U2's new video (see below) downright offensive?

It's one thing to use footage of artists such as Jay-Z, the White Stripes, Elvis Costello, Flavor Flav, Morrissey, et al. They're all alive and can consent to such a use of their images. But the use of dead icons smacks of exploitation, and the assumption that the likes of Kurt Cobain, Frank Zappa, Joe Strummer, Bob Marley, Elvis Presley, and Frank Sinatra would agree to appear in a U2 video... well, that's just hubris. Maybe they'd agree to it, and maybe they wouldn't, but they obviously had no choice in the matter.

Well, I guess Bono himself sums it up best in the song's lyrics: "I've got no shame."

00:14 Frank Zappa
00:17 Billie Holiday
00:19 Simon & Garfunkel
00:20 Roy Orbison
00:21 Björk
00:23 Aretha Franklin
00:24 Bob Marley
00:27 Foten til David Byrne (?)
00:32 Charles Mingus(?)
00:33 Louis Amstrong
00:38 David Bowie (?)
00:40 Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails)
00:43 Lou Reed
00:46 Frank Sinatra
00:47 John Stirratt (Wilco)
00:49 Kanye West (og John Legend)
00:50 Johnny Rotten (Sex Pistols)
00:51 Mick Jones (The Clash)
00:52 Nat King Cole
00:57 Topper Headon (The Clash)
00:58 Keith Moon (The Who)
00:59 Mick & Keith (The Rolling Stones)
01:00 Nina Simone
01:01 Sam Cooke
01:02 Marvin Gaye
01:03 Ozzy Osbourne
01:04 The Temptaitions / Four Tops?
01:07 Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
01:08 Elvis Costello
01:08 Ramones (Johnny (gitar) Joey(Vokal), og sansynligvis Dee Dee på bass)
01:13 Jimmi Hendrix
01:14 ....
01:15 Nirvana
01:25 Joe Strummer (The Clash)
01:26 Johnny Cash
01:27 Iggy Pop
01:31 ...
01:33 Thom Yorke (Radiohead)
01:34 Mary J. Blige
01:37 Red Hot Chili Peppers
01:38 Elvis
01:42 ....
01:45 Morrissey (The Smiths)
01:46 Beck
01:47 Beyonce
01:48 Elton John
01:49 The Police (Sting hopper, mens Stuart Copland spiller trommer)
01:51 Wu-Tang Clan
01:53 The Corrs
01:54 Beck
01:55 The Temptations
01:56 White Stripes
01:59 Sly and The Family Stone (?)
02:00 Kurt Cobain (stage diving)
02:08 Larry, Bono og The Edge kan skimtes blant publikum
02:14 Noel Redding (?)
02:15 Bill Wyman (?)
02:16 Arcade Fire
02:22 (En ung) Keith Richards
02:23 Jimmy Hendrix
02:27 Bob Dylan
02:29 Shirley Manson (Garbage) (?)
02:30 Adam (Kysser)
02:30 Edge (Kysser)
02:32 Adam og Edge klemmer (?)
02:33 Chrissy Hinde
02:34 Alicia Keys
02:34 Ray Charles
02:35 Buddy Guy
02:37 The Clash
02:39 Sam Cooke
02:40 ....
02:43 David Bowie
02:44 ....
02:45 Smokey Robinson
02:47 Elvis
02:51 Robert Plant
02:52 Vladimir Horowitz (Pianist)
02:55 Ronnie Spector (?)
02:57 Dusty Springfield
02:58 Mick Jaggers fotarbeid?
03:01 John Bonham / Led Zeppelin
03:03 Ramones (?)
02:05 Muddy Waters
03:06 James Brown
03:07 Beastie Boys
03:10 P Funk (?)
03:12 David Byrne (Talking Heads)
03:13 Chuck D (Public Enemy)
03:16 ....
03:23 Adam og Edge (blant publikum)
03:26 Jerry Lee Lewis
03:29 Bono (blant publikum)
03:32 Jay-Z
03:34 Larry Mullen (blant publikum)
03:36 Patti Smith
03:37 Pete Seger (eller Carl Wilson fra Beach boys) (?)
03:38 ....
03:39 Steve Wonder
03:45 Krist Novoselic (Nirvana)
03:47 Pete Townshed (?)
03:51 Edge (blant publikum)
03:54 Adam (blant publikum)
03:55 Edge (blant publikum)
03:56 Larry Mullen (blant publikum)
04:04 Frank Sinatra

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