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It is the fourth track on their album, Zooropaand was released as its second single in September Inspired by old video footage of lead vocalist Bono 's late mother, the lyrics describe an attempt to preserve memory through Undertow - Genesis - . And Then There Were Three. More than any previous U2 song, "Lemon" showcases Bono's falsetto skills, aided Lemon - U2 - Zoropa atmospheric vocals from the Edge and Brian Enoand is among the band's longest songs.
The single and promo releases were complete with different dance remixesas well as a shortened edit of the title track. The "Perfecto Mix" by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne was used on the PopMart Tourbeing played as the band walked out of their Spinal Tap -like rock prop, a foot mirrorball lemon, onto the B-stage for an encore, and was later reworked into "Skin on Skin" by Oakenfold's band Grace.
Lead vocalist Bono wrote the lyrics with his late mother in mind. He explains that it was a "strange experience to receive, in the post, from a very distant relative, early Super 8 footage of my mother, aged 24, younger than me, playing a game of rounders in slow motion. During each performance, Bono would perform the song dressed as Zoo Lemon - U2 - Zoropa character " MacPhisto ," a former cabaret performer with devilish horns. Each performance was immediately followed by the band's " With or Without You ".
The music video for "Lemon", directed by Mark Nealewas filmed in black and white with a grid-like background as a tribute to Eadweard Muybridge. The video primarily features a sequence of clips of the band members playing their instruments and performing a series of distinct actions, with captions for each one e. In the Lemon - U2 - Zoropa of the video, a pendulum can be seen swinging, a clock can be seen ticking, as well as dollars falling from the sky, various scientific objects DNA, satellite feeds, etc.
All of these symbols seem to be representing man's attempt to preserve time, via money "He Too Late To Say Goodbye - Richard Marx - The Best Of Richard Marx (Laserdisc) his money into light to look for her"religion, or technology. The original version is well over 10 minutes long,  and an edited version that fades out around the 8 minute mark exists on some releases.
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