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The more you see the less you know
The less you find out as you go
I knew much more then than I do now

Neon heart, day-glow eyes
The city lit by fireflies
They're advertising in the skies
And people like us

And I miss you when you're not around
I'm getting ready to leave the ground

Oh you look so beautiful tonight...

Don't look before you laugh
Look ugly in a photograph
Flash bulbs, purple irises the camera can't see

I've seen you walk unafraid
I've seen you in the clothes you've made
Can you see the beauty inside of me?
What happened to the beauty I had inside of me?

And I miss you when you're not around
I'm getting ready to leave the ground

Oh you look so beautiful tonight...tonight
In the city of blinding lights

Time...time....time...won't leave me as I am
But time won't take the boy out of this man
Oh you look so beautiful tonight
Oh you look so beautiful tonight
Oh you look so beautiful tonight

In the city of blinding lights,
The more you know
The less you feel
Some pray for, others steal
Blessings not just for the ones who kneel, luckily



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  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 20, 2012 at 1:45 am
    I've been listening to this song since i was a little girl. The beat and sound of it are so conforting to me, even so that i will either go to sleep with it on when i'm having insomnia, or sing like a child at the top of my lungs. Thank you, u2 for this amazing song.
  • LikeaBoss
    LikeaBossDec 8, 2010 at 12:29 am
    Finally! This is the song I was looking for since the past 6 months! Just heard it on the radio today, amazing! :)

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