"Gloria" as written by William Merrick Evans and Jim Evans....
I try to sing this song
I, I try to stand up
But I can't find my feet
I try, I try to speak up
But only in you I'm complete

Gloria in te domine
Gloria exultate
Gloria, Gloria
Oh Lord, loosen my lips

I try to sing this song
I, I try to get in
But I can't find the door
The door is open
You're standing there
You let me in

Gloria in te domine
Gloria exultate
Oh Lord, if I had anything
Anything at all
I'd give it to you
I'd give it to you

Gloria, Gloria


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"Gloria" as written by ; L. Mullen ; D. Evans

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    General Commentwell it likes a worship song to God...he is singing part of a clasic hymn with a lil extra of his own... works great...should be more than 1 post on here tho....
    firthelementon October 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI wish more people sang single Latin words for choruses. "Gloria" means so much to me.
    _ellieon August 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think, as many of U2's songs are, Gloria is about many things at once. On the surface, on one level, it is about religion and the kind of sudden exultant understanding that can come with it, but also about the similar conveyances of that feeling, through music and through love, and through life in general. I think mainly this song is about religion, but also about a general wonder at the world, the beauty of its order and chaos and of the human interaction and capacity for feeling within and belief.

    This seems to be many times an overlooked song, perhaps because it isn't played very much anymore. It had a powerful impact on me and is a powerfully expressive song, as U2's songs tend to be. I think there's a quote somewhere that they are "the band who never has any trouble expressing how they feel"...'Gloria', through Bono's vocals, Edge's guitar, and through the energy in the song, all of which shape the incredible wonderment and amazement that seems to permeate the music, carries so much and so completely the ideas behind it that perhaps even without words it is a translation of this feeling.
    Little1Caton July 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsupposedly this U2s most religious song. and as half of it is in latin i wont argue. even though i can only comprehend half of it i really like it.
    joeytheboyon September 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree. I'm not religious, but Gloria is so powerful it calls you to believe and surrender to faith. Fantastic song!
    rednight1972on October 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIN TE DOMINE, in latin, means IN TIME O'LORD
    aayers007on November 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"In te domine" literally means "in you, lord".
    vsaturnon January 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment(translation: glory in you God, exulted glory)

    Thanks to my friend for that. :)
    crimsonnailson March 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of U2's best songs ever!!! Just love it, what a powerful sound. And the video, forget about it, I love it. Wish i could get my hands on that video.
    MiracleDrugon April 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song really is awesome, one of U2's best. I really like it. I'm not totally sure what it is about, but I know it is a great song.
    Anthem515on May 28, 2005   Link

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