Song Details More songs by U2
With Or Without You
U2 1987 Joshua Tree LP

Sleight of hand and twist of fate
On a bed of nails she makes me wait
And I wait....without you

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1987 for three weeks
  • peaked at No. 4 on the UK Singles chart in 1987
  • from U2's fifth studio album, The Joshua Tree (1987)
  • ranks #132 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • the first No. 1 hit for U2
  • lyrics by Bono, music by U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen, Jr)
  • produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • recorded at Danesmoate House, Dublin, Ireland
  • Island Records label
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