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Old 08-02-2004, 09:20 AM   #1
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Question about MOFO...

What does Edge say when he sings that distorted bit after Bono every so often?
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Old 08-02-2004, 09:26 AM   #2
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VEEBLE VEEBLE VMMM?
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Old 08-02-2004, 09:29 AM   #3
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Been around back, been around front.
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Been around back, been around front.
Seriously? What is that supposed to mean?
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Old 08-02-2004, 09:45 AM   #5
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I don't know for sure what is meant by the line, but I have always thought of it as a spirtual soul searching. Consider how it starts,
"Lookin for to save my soul"
"Lookin' in the place where no flowers grow"
"Lookin' for to fill that God shaped hole"

And later "Lookin' for the baby Jesus under the trash".

Edit to add that the Edge is in fact saying
"Been around the front, been around the back".
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I dont know what Edge is saying there either.
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To me, it sometimes it sounds like-"live let live"
& other times- "U..S..A"
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Been around back, been around front.
That's kinda porny
Or do I need to relax a bit more?

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That's kinda porny

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Been around the back, been around the front.

(not been around the front, been around the back)
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I even double checked the order of it from the CD's lyrics.
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the way i hear it- "little bitty baby, little bitty baby"...it works for me
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i realized "that been around back" recently.i thought he was saying "little bit of love,little bit of love"
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Wasn't there a whole thread dedicated to mishearing this line on It's A Musical Journey? I seem to remember someone posting that they thought it was "little red hen."
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Here in the Wales it's a phrase associated with going to someones house and trying to get in. 'I've been around the back and been around the front' means I've tried to get in though the back and front door. I'm sure they'd say the same in Ireland.
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I seem to remember someone posting that they thought it was "little red hen."
That I didn't came up with that one

P.S.: btw does remind of "Little red rooster"...

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Wasn't there a whole thread dedicated to mishearing this line on It's A Musical Journey? I seem to remember someone posting that they thought it was "little red hen."
I always sing A LITTLE RED DRESS, works for me.
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Wasn't there a whole thread dedicated to mishearing this line on It's A Musical Journey?


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Wasn't there a whole thread dedicated to mishearing this line on It's A Musical Journey? I seem to remember someone posting that they thought it was "little red hen."
That's funny, because I had this friend in high school named Rhett, and I always would hear "Little red Rhett, Little red Rhett"
I knew that wasn't what they were saying, but when I sing along with the song, I always sing that.
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