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U2 Joshua Tree Tour 2017
· The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Edition Announced
· Final US show added for the Joshua Tree Tour 2017 + presale info
· U2 to tour Australia and New Zealand?
· Larry receives lifetime achievement award from Yamaha
· Edge performs at the Women's March in Los Angeles
· Extra US shows for the Joshua Tree Tour 2017 + presale info for ALL extra shows
· Extra European shows for the Joshua Tree Tour 2017
· U2 confirm their Joshua Tree Tour 2017
· Joshua Tree anniversary tour rumours and commentary
· New U2 activity announced for 2017

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U2 Lyrics - The Wanderer

I went out walking
Through streets paved with gold
Lifted some stones
Saw the skin and bones
Of a city without a soul
I went out walking
Under an atomic sky
Where the ground won't turn
And the rain it burns
Like the tears when I said goodbye

Yeah I went with nothing
Nothing but the thought of you
I went wandering

I went drifting
Through the capitals of tin
Where men can't walk
Or freely talk
And sons turn their fathers in
I stopped outside a church house
Where the citizens like to sit
They say they want the kingdom
But they don't want God in it

I went out riding
Down that old eight lane
I passed by a thousand signs
Looking for my own name

I went with nothing
But the thought you'd be there too
Looking for you

I went out there
In search of experience
To taste and to touch
And to feel as much
As a man can
Before he repents

I went out searching
Looking for one good man
A spirit who would not bend or break
Who would sit at his father's right hand
I went out walking
With a bible and a gun
The word of God lay heavy on my heart
I was sure I was the one
Now Jesus, don't you wait up
Jesus, I'll be home soon
Yeah I went out for the papers
Told her I'd be back by noon

Yeah I left with nothing
But the thought you'd be there too
Looking for you

Yeah I left with nothing
Nothing but the thought of you
I went wandering




first time played live: 2005-11-02: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
last time played live: 2011-07-02: Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

This song has been played at least 2 times live (either as full song or snippet).



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