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U2's "Put 'Em Under Pressure"

U2’s “Put ‘Em Under Pressure”

“Put ‘Em Under Pressure” can best be described as a football song and more specifically a celebration of the Irish national soccer team. The lyrics serve two primary purposes. One is to celebrate the fact that...

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U2’s “Van Diemen’s Land” Lyrics Meaning

U2’s classic 1980s track “Van Diemen’s Land” is actually dedicated to a famous Irish born American poet named John Boyle O’Reilly. As a young man, O’Reilly joined a revolutionary group known as the Irish...

The Hands That Built America by U2

“The Hands That Built America” by U2

This track is a U2 classic, and accordingly it features some pretty-complex symbolism and historical background. However, there are some definitive ideas which we can ascertain. First is that it was written specifically for a film entitled...

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U2’s “In God’s Country” Lyrics Meaning

“God’s country”, as presented in U2’s “In God’s Country”, is actually a flattering appellation for the United States of America. And the primary sentiment expressed throughout is one where Bono is challenging its citizens...