Purple Heart Lyrics

T-Bone Burnett


album: Track 8 in album The Talking Animals
release date: 1988
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length: 4:36
additional vocal: Bono
background vocals: Bono
guest vocal: Bono
composer: Bono

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Through the fields of flame i ran with you
every blow you took i took with you
i lied for you when you moved underground
and covered you as the storm of rage came down

but i will not wear you like a purple heart

to the raging moon burning in the sun
i held on to you you held on to no one
i followed you 'til you were out of sight
and felt the pain as the bullets took the night

but i will not wear you like a purple heart

[t bone burnett / bono]

Track Listing

  • 1 The Wild Truth
  • 2 Monkey Dance
  • 3 Image
  • 4 Dance, Dance, Dance
  • 5 The Killer Moon
  • 6 Relentless
  • 7 Euromad
  • 8 Purple Heart
  • 9 You Could Look It Up
  • 10 The Strange Case of Frank Cash and the Morning Paper