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I have a lover
A lover like no other
She got soul, soul, soul, sweet soul
And she teach me how to sing

Shows me colours when there's none to see
Gives me hope when I can't believe
That for the first time
I feel love

I have a brother
When I'm a brother in need
I spend my whole time running
He spends his running after me

When I feel myself going down
I just call and he comes around
But for the first time
I feel love

My father is a rich man
He wears a rich man's cloak
Gave me the keys to his kingdom coming
Gave me a cup of gold

He said I have many mansions
And there are many rooms to see
But I left by the back door
And I threw away the key
And I threw away the key
Yeah, I threw away the key
Yeah, I threw away the key

For the first time
For the first time
For the first time

I feel love



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    LibertyMarkMay 27, 2010 at 5:55 pm
    A beautiful song about God, and the human tendency to run away from God to our own nature.

    One of the "decoding" tricks to U2's lyrics is that the Holy Spirit is often portrayed as a female character. Thus, the first two stanzas are about the Holy Spirit, the second two stanzas are about Jesus, and the last part is about the Father.

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