Supposedly, members of U2 have referred to this song as “Bad, Part 2.” So, it’s somewhat coincidental but not too surprising that this is the second U2 song that I’ve posted to this blog since “Bad” is my favorite U2 song of all time, and will probably stay at # 1 since I’ve liked virtually nothing they’ve done for the last 20 years.

This is the # 5 track, and unsung hero of “The Joshua Tree” having slipped between the cracks of “Where The Streets Have No Name” and “With Or Without You.” I guess it’s not too surprising that it didn’t get heavy commercial rotation as it tells the tale of the grim and gray despair that effects vast numbers of those less fortunate. A lot of people leave square one with a lot to overcome and out run, but in the end can’t overcome themselves.

She runs through the streets
With her eyes painted red
Under black belly of cloud in the rain
In through a doorway she brings me
White gold and pearls stolen from the sea
She is raging
She is raging
And the storm blows up in her eyes
She will…