"The Troubles (Alternative Version)" as written by Adam Clayton, Dave Evans, Paul David Hewson and Larry Mullen....
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Little by little they robbed and stole
Till someone else was in control

You think it’s easier
To put your finger on the trouble
When the trouble is you
And you think it’s easier
To know your own tricks
Well, it’s the hardest thing you’ll ever do

I have a will for survival
So you can hurt me
And then hurt me some more
I can live with denial
But you’re not my troubles anymore

Somebody stepped inside your soul
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Little by little they robbed and stole
Till someone else was in control

Somebody stepped inside your soul
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Little by little they robbed and stole
Till someone else was in control

You think it’s easier
To give up on the trouble
If the trouble is destroying you
And you think it’s easier
But before you throw me a rope
It was the one thing I could hold on to

I have a will for survival
So you can hurt me
And then hurt me some more
I can live with denial
But you’re not my troubles anymore

Somebody stepped inside your soul
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Little by little they robbed and stole
Till someone else was in control

Somebody stepped inside your soul
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Little by little they robbed and stole
Till someone else was in control

God knows it’s not easy
Taking on the shape of someone else’s pain
God now you can see me
I’m naked and I’m not afraid
My body’s sacred and I’m not ashamed

Somebody stepped inside your soul
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Little by little they robbed and stole
Till someone else was in control

Somebody stepped inside your soul
Somebody stepped inside your soul
Little by little they robbed and stole
Till someone else was in control


Lyrics submitted by Phx27

"The Troubles" as written by Dave Evans Adam Clayton

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    General CommentSince they just changed the lyrics back to the standard album version when I submitted or try and edit:

    You think it’s easier
    To get your fingers on the trouble
    When the trouble is you
    You think it’s easier
    To keep your head out of trouble
    When the trouble is you

    I have a will for survival
    So you can hurt me then
    And hurt me some more
    I can live with denial
    But you’re not my troubles anymore

    Somebody stopped the world I know
    Somebody stopped the world I know
    Somebody throw a line to me
    Somebody tell me what to say

    Somebody stopped the world I know
    (I can't wait any longer)
    Somebody stopped the world I know
    (I can't wait any longer)
    Somebody throw a line to me
    Somebody tell me what to say

    You think it’s easier
    To give up on the trouble
    If the trouble is destroying you
    You think it’s easier
    To know your own tricks
    Well, it's the hardest thing you'll ever do

    I have a will for survival
    So you can hurt me then
    And hurt me some more
    I can live with denial
    But you’re not my troubles anymore

    Somebody stopped the world I know
    Somebody stopped the world I know
    Somebody throw a line to me
    Somebody tell me what to say

    Somebody stopped the world I know
    (I can't wait any longer)
    Somebody stopped the world I know
    (I can't wait any longer)
    Somebody throw a line to me
    Somebody tell me what to say

    I stepped outside
    Like I had never seen the night before
    Looking at the stars
    That never looked so bright before
    This crooked heart
    It never felt so light before
    A brand new man
    A brand new man
    Yes, I am

    Somebody stopped the world I know
    Somebody stopped the world I know
    Somebody throw a line to me
    Somebody tell me what to say

    Somebody stopped the world I know
    (I can't wait any longer)
    Somebody stopped the world I know
    (I can't wait any longer)
    Somebody throw a line to me
    Somebody tell me what to say
    Phx27on October 10, 2014   Link

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