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Desire
U2
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Lover, I'm off the streets
I'm gonna go where the bright lights
And the big city meet
With a red guitar, on fire
Desire

1988
3
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1988
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1988 for one week
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the album Rattle and Hum (1988)
  • 1988 Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance By A Group With Vocal
  • U2:
         Bono - lead vocals, additional guitar, harmonica
         The Edge - guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
         Adam Clayton - bass guitar
         Larry Mullen, Jr. - drums, percussion
  • written by U2
  • produced by Jimmy Iovine
  • recorded at STS Studios, Dublin, Ireland
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