I can't believe the news today
Oh, I can't close my eyes and make it go away
How long, how long must we sing this song?
How long, how long?
Tonight, we can be as one tonight

Broken bottles under children's feet
And bodies strewn across the dead end street
But I won't heed the battle call
It puts my back up
Puts my back up against the wall

Sunday, bloody Sunday
Sunday, bloody Sunday
Sunday, bloody Sunday
Sunday, bloody Sunday

And the battle's just begun
There's many lost, but tell me who has won
The trench is dug within our hearts
And mothers, children, brothers, sisters torn apart

Sunday, bloody Sunday
Sunday, bloody Sunday

How long, how long must we sing this song?
How long, how long?

And it's true we are immune
When fact is fiction and TV reality
And today the millions cry
We eat and drink while tomorrow they die, yeah

I wipe the tears from your eyes
I wipe your tears away
(Tonight, tonight)
I wipe your tears away
(Tonight, tonight)
I wipe your tears away
(Tonight, tonight)
I wipe your bloodshot eyes
(Tonight, tonight)

Sunday, bloody Sunday
Sunday, bloody Sunday
Sunday, bloody Sunday
(The real battle just begun)
Sunday, bloody Sunday
(To claim the victory Jesus won on...)

Sunday, bloody Sunday
Sunday, bloody Sunday


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Sunday Bloody Sunday (U2 cover) song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentI love this song. Never heard the original but its inspired me to get to hear it
    Coleyon July 13, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentaye this songs makes me cry so much cuz my friend died on a sunday -he was murdered(jan 6 2007)

    i miss him
    emokiddie4lifeon January 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthey did a great cover of this ^^
    painted_faces_frownon July 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhere can i listen to//d.l this song?
    cataclysmicaylexon July 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsomeone had recorded it and played it at the Paramore LJ community, that's where I heard it

    not sure where she got it =T I'm sure we'll hear something about it soon, though
    painted_faces_frownon July 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentooh apparently it's on a vinyl copy of the single for Misery Business..I unno, I don't read much about the CDs for singles X)
    painted_faces_frownon July 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAh, this is a U2 song,
    therefore making this a cover.

    Ah, I love U2.
    dinathetouristxon July 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOnly the Irish understand the concept of suffering? What?

    *sigh* Anyway, even though Paramore is one of my favorite bands I was skeptical of them covering this song well (because, c'mon, U2 in their old days were AH-MAY-ZING) but I think I love it. Damn Hayley and her prettiful voice.
    BusRoofon August 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentonce again paramore has ruined a legendary rock song...why do bands keep letting this happen
    ethan4804on December 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyosareann, your boyfriend is right =]

    I haven't heard this cover. But I have to say, this is one song that really didn't need to be re-done.
    samurai.night.feveron December 23, 2007   Link

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