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Magnificent
Magnificent

I was born
I was born to be with you
In this space and time
After that and ever after I haven't had a clue
Only to break rhyme
This foolishness can leave a heart black and blue

Only love, only love can leave such a mark
But only love, only love can heal such a scar

I was born
I was born to sing for you
I didn't have a choice but to lift you up
And sing whatever song you wanted me to
I give you back my voice
From the womb my first cry, it was a joyful noise...

Only love, only love can leave such a mark
But only love, only love can heal such a scar

Justified till we die, you and I will magnify
The Magnificent
Magnificent

Only love, only love can leave such a mark
But only love, only love unites our hearts

Justified till we die, you and I will magnify
The Magnificent
Magnificent
Magnificent



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    Gregory1Aug 7, 2009 at 4:50 pm
    Gilligan, you're pretty bang on. The title, according to Bono, refers to the Blessed Virgin Mary and her "Magnificat" (Luke 1:46-55). It honours her faith and devotion as it magnifies the Lord, and calls us to the same devotion.
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    gilliganApr 17, 2009 at 3:40 pm
    Can only mean one thing to me. Lifting up the magificent one, the one creator of Love, the one who died for the world, giving up everything so we can spend forever, and forever with with the precious one, the Lord God almighty who is knocking on our hardened hearts to be let in, and to reveal himself to us. I think thats what this song may mean, hope I'm right, but if not, then thats what it means to me everytime I hear this.
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    UnregisteredApr 1, 2012 at 6:09 am
    This is a great love song about love between two people at the same time between many people, love that leaves cultural marks, the love that creates beautiful buildings for generations to see, love for children, for life blooms in the now when there is love in the moment. Like lovers who live an eternity in mere moments; the future haven't got a clue... It drops away... Doors open; heart sings. When you burn so brightly it burns, only love can heal such a wound!
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    UnregisteredDec 14, 2011 at 12:14 am
    This is personal from bono, i was born, i hadnt got a clue, sing what you wanted me to sing, i did'nt have a voice,i give you back my voice, you and i will magnify hes telling us all who is responsible for bono--great tune, great lyrics
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    alwayspeaceFeb 10, 2010 at 6:24 pm
    No Gilligan. You dont get to corrupt this song with god and or religion.
    a love that doesnt demand reciprocation and threaten disobedience with eternal damnation.

    beautiful song its about love the end.

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