Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around the World Lyrics

U2


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 9 in album Achtung Baby
release date: 1991-11-18
popularity : 12 users have visited this page.
length: 3:53
engineer: Flood
assistant engineer: Shannon Strong
additional engineer: Robbie Adams
keyboard: Brian Eno
additional instrument: Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno
guitar: Daniel Lanois
assistant mix: Sean Leonard
mix: Steve Lillywhite, Robbie Adams
producer: Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois

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Six o'clock in the morning
You're the last to hear the warning
You've been tryin' to throw your arms around the world
You've been falling off the sidewalk
Your lips move but you can't talk
Tryin' to throw your arms around the world

Gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
Be still
Gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
Woman I will
Oh!

Sunrise like a nosebleed
Your head hurts and you can't breathe
How far you gonna go?
Before you lose your way back home
You've been tryin' to throw your arms
Around the world

Gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
Woman be still
I'm gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
Woman I will

Yeah, I dreamed that I saw Dali
With a supermarket trolley
He was tryin' to throw his arms around a girl
He took an open top beetle (open top beetle)
Through the eye of a needle (eye of a needle)
He was tryin' to throw his arms around the world

Gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
Woman be still
I wanna run to you, run to you, run to you
Oh, Woman I will

Ah...and you just gotta, you just gotta make your faith...see...
Oooh...oooh...yeah yeah...yeah yeah...yeah yeah...yeah yeah...

Nothin' much to say I guess
You're just the same as all the rest
Been tryin' to throw your arms around the world
And a woman needs a man
Like a fish needs a bicycle
When you're tryin' to throw your arms around the world

I'm gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
I'm gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
I'm gonna run to you, run to you, run to you
Woman be still
Woman be still
Be still
Woman be still
Woman I will

Track Listing

  • 1 Zoo Station
  • 2 Even Better Than the Real Thing
  • 3 One
  • 4 Until the End of the World
  • 5 Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
  • 6 So Cruel
  • 7 The Fly
  • 8 Mysterious Ways
  • 9 Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around the World
  • 10 Ultra Violet (Light My Way)
  • 11 Acrobat
  • 12 Love Is Blindness