"Disappearing Act" as written by Adam Clayton, Dave Evans, Paul David Hewson and Larry Mullen....
You do your disappearing act
You do your disappearing act

Silence
I know I could get used to this
Cunning
Your scent is something I'm not going to miss
Exile
It's a small price to pay for bliss
Alone
Like a painter's dog without a bone
When there's only one thing you need to own
And that is hunger
Hunger itself

I know we'll pick and wrench
Your night just ripped and it is torn to shreds
From all the lovers taken to your beds
They're empty now
And you think that you can love
And you think that you can love
And you think that you can love
Someone into home

You do your disappearing act
You do your disappearing act

Jealousy
It's not what it's cracked up to be
Envy
Gets you where you need to be
Alone
Rather the river than your stepping stones
Leave the graveyard before you turn to bones
I'm tragic, your comedy
Oh, baby doll
The dogs are barking, they need to be fed
All of the lepers your let in your head
Is it empty now
'Cause you think you can love
And you think that you can love
And you think that you can love
Someone into home

You do your disappearing act
You do your disappearing act


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    General CommentI know these are the correct lyrics, but I have to say, I don't hear "your night ust ripped", I hear "your mattress ripped." Makes a little more sense...

    This song is amazing. I can't believe no one's commented on it yet. I think it's about someone who loves another person, but he knows he can't have her, that their love is dangerous. So he tries to cut himself off from any contact with her, but can't help feeling jealous. I don't know though, it seems a lot mroe deeper than just that.
    EnduringChillon December 02, 2011   Link

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