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Sweet the sin, bitter the taste in my mouth;

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I see seven towers.

But I only see one way out. 

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U2

These lyrics describe a woman seeking escape from a heroine addiction.  Bono has expressed that he believes the phrase “Running to Stand Still” (the title of this particular song) perfectly captures an addict’s battle with such a powerful drug. 

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Sweet the sin, bitter the taste in my mouth…

Screen shot 2013-10-26 at 7.57.29 PM

I see seven towers.

But I only see one way out.

Screen shot 2013-10-26 at 7.58.45 PM

~U2

This song is about a woman seeking recovery from a heroine addiction.  Bono has expressed that he thought the phrase “Running to Stand Still” (the title of this particular song) aptly described the struggle of an addict trying to battle such a powerful drug. 

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