"Bullet The Blue Sky" as written by Adam Clayton, Dave Evans, Paul David Hewson, Larry Mullen, Vieux Farka Toure and Eric Herman....
In the howling wind comes a stinging rain
See it driving nails
Into the souls on the tree of pain
From the firefly, a red orange glow
See the face of fear running scared in the valley below

Bullet the blue sky
Bullet the blue sky
Bullet the blue
Bullet the blue

In the locust wind comes a rattle and hum
Jacob wrestled the angel and the angel was overcome
You plant a demon seed; You raise a flower of fire
You see them burning crosses
You see the flames higher and higher

Bullet the blue sky
Bullet the blue sky
Bullet the blue
Bullet the blue

This guy comes up to me
His face red like a rose on a thorn bush
Like all the colors of a royal flush
And he's peeling off those dollar bills
Slapping them down
One hundred, two hundred
And I can see those fighter planes
And I can see those fighter planes
Across the mud huts where the children sleep
Through the alleys of a quiet city street
You take the staircase to the first floor
Turn the key and slowly unlock the door
As a man breathes into a saxophone
And through the walls you hear the city groan
Outside is America
Outside is America

Across the field you see the sky ripped open
See the rain through a gaping wound
Pounding on the women and children
Who run
Into the arms
Of America

Lyrics submitted by HoldURBreath

"Bullet the Blue Sky" as written by Dave Evans Adam Clayton

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Bullet the Blue Sky (U2 cover) (feat. Lisa Papineau) song meanings
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    General Commentthis is a u2 cover
    Kdog30001on June 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah, and a damn good one at that.
    Madnesstheloonon July 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is better than the original version...
    beau99on June 05, 2004   Link
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    General Commentoh man... this song gets me everytime. The cover is TOTALLY better that the original. But what does is it exactly mean- i have an idea...but i'm a lil uncertain
    UrEm0Princesson October 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song bogles my mind. It is awsome.
    mysteryslugson January 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentU2 the original song
    P.O.D. the first cover
    Sepultura the second cover

    each cover is played by the style of the band, do know how to decide what is better what is worse.
    first what i heard was p.o.d.'s cover and i take it like it was the original, so i think it's the best cover...
    -=ViRUS=-on March 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHoly poo! I didn't know POD did a cover of this song...
    mitsukai_zeroon October 21, 2006   Link

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