Your Sunday Hymn: I Still haven’t found what I’m looking for

“I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”, a single from U2′s 1987 album The Joshua Tree describes spiritual yearning and is considered by music critics to be one of the greatest tracks in musical history.

U@ band members appeared In late September, 1987 with Bell’s choir in Greater Calvary Baptist Church in Harlem for a rehearsal before their performance together a few days later at U2′s Madison Square Garden concert.

The Edge’s guitar was the only instrument that U2 brought to the church although Mullen borrowed a conga drum. The rehearsal was done with the church’s audio system and footage was used in the Rattle and Hum motion picture.

The Virginia Gospel Choir recorded the song at the  Ramor Theatre in Virginia, May 16th 2009:

Lyrics:

I have climbed highest mountain
I have run through the fields
Only to be with you
Only to be with you

I have run
I have crawled
I have scaled these city walls
These city walls
Only to be with you

But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

I have kissed honey lips
Felt the healing in her fingertips
It burned like fire
This burning desire

I have spoke with the tongue of angels
I have held the hand of a devil
It was warm in the night
I was cold as a stone

But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

I believe in the kingdom come
Then all the colors will bleed into one
Bleed into one
Well yes I’m still running

You broke the bonds and you
Loosed the chains
Carried the cross
Of my shame
Of my shame
You know I believed it

But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for…

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