"You’re The Best Thing About Me" - The Video

27 Sep 2017124

"Best Thing" - The Video - Watch it now.

'I can see it all so clearly
I can see what you can't see
I can see you love her loudly
When she needs you quietly…'


U2 first played New York City in 1980... and they keep coming back.  
 
The new video for "You’re The Best Thing About Me," directed by Jonas Åkerlund, sees band members reveling in the sights and sounds of New York City where, as a young Dublin four-piece, they played their first U.S. club gig in December 1980, beginning a love affair with the city which has endured for almost 40 years. 
 
Shot earlier this month while the band were on tour and featuring U2 in performance, the video is a fitting backdrop for "You're The Best Thing About Me" – Bono's love letter to his wife Ali – and serves as a visual tribute to New York,  a serenade to the city's iconic symbols of American compassion and liberty.

'I lift my lamp beside the golden door...'

Watch it now.  #U2BestThing #U2SongsofExperience #U2 

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paoreyes
Too many!
I love the song, but not the video: too many American symbols! This song deserves something much better. Love the band, love the songs.
ballardmama
Just heard this on my local radio statio
The band seems to be having so much fun together these days. I saw it at the San Diego show and you can see it in their faces in this video. This song brings so much joy. Thanks U2 for this uplifting song.
u2akira
U2 is the best thing !!
Love the song, love the clip, love U2
recresto
Love it ❤️
U2 making me cry even in a happy song
tefie
#U2BestThing
I loved the video!! I also just go to see them in New Orleans. It was the best concert I have been to. THANK YOU U2!!
suusboonen
Fantastic
Wow, again a great video. Walking through New York like "normal" people. Must be terrible beeing a rock star
patrickj_ross
the one the only U2
the greatest rock band ever and this song and vidio just prove it
ivanir_santos
Ninagina
I liked the video, but "I still haven't found what I'm looking for" shows them on the streets already. "Desire" , also. At least if they were in some other country.... I think they have enough support to make a second version showing people,party at the stadium, concert, and they: playing, singing and interacting with fans., which, by the way, U2 is the best band on this.
Angie71
So nice
Love this Video, it looks like they have had fun;)
GIANCARLO
THE BEST THING
IL VIDEO MI PIACE. SEMPLICE MA NEL CONTEMPO FA SOGNARE. BELLO!!
rockeville
U2
Once again, You guys ROCKED IT!!!!!!!
henry_ronald
Can´t watch it in my Region
I thought U2 was worldwide!
MARISETE
Muisic
I loved the music ...beatiful!!!
CLAUDIETHOMAZ
Fantastic!!!!!!
Wonderful, in love!
kerouak
Muito bom
I liked the umbrellas
silvia_candido
Nova Música
Gostei do clip, da simplicidade do vídeo e da canção também. É só pessoal.
taurus
Perfect song
Everything the band does is blessed and touched by God.
Stoko
Dear u2...
I've been a fan since I was a 9yr old way back in '83... loved watching you at twickenham for the Joshua tree 2017!!! It brought to my attention yet again that the edge needs to put down the delay for a while and overdrive into some new songs that are reminiscent of bullet' and exit. The rocks gone soft for too long now. Old fans are wavering as you merge and disappear into mainstream "lift music". Breaks my heart. You have the tools but have forgot how to use them? If trump stops you releasing an album on time but Christmas helps,then you've got to think we are easy pickings. Apart from that f?!king love you guys!
fdccc
Favolosi!!!!
E la favola continua...grazie amici!
domlovesu2
Un peu plus de rock des eighties!
J'aime bien,mais j' ai eu la chance de voir THE JOSHUA TREE en juillet à Paris,et j'aurais tellement entendre du vrai U2 des années '80 dans leur nouvel album.Bravo malgré tout et merci pour tout ce que vous m'apportez.
u2freak74
Beautiful...
I really love it! It gives so much joy back to all of us….to me :) And in the end…it is ambivalent to the video ... rather sad. Is this an allusion to Trump and his disgusting and ugly "Golden Tower"? This is what i love so much about U2 ... besides all the joy and the fun also have always the view to the other side of life! Love you guys...
reachryanhoffman
Awesome!!
Amazing song! Love the Kygo vs U2 version as well!!
reachryanhoffman
Amazing!!
Love the buildup crescendo .....so catchy! New line on the horizon until now ...stellar ....
DorBor
Best Band Ever!!!
Love the song...i seen 3 of the Joshua Tree shows...2 in Florida and one in NewOrleans and was so happy when they ended the NO show with that song...Love the video...may be impartial being born and raised in NY but appreciate the way they honor the city and how they respect our flag and country...can't wait for the album to be released and tour to follow...Ireland here i come
BigBunny
Edge singing >=:)
why all the selfies with Bono? give me Edge &/or Adam any day >=;) only reason I have anytime for this song is to hear Edge's lovely voice.
audrey_pavia
Awesome
Everyone here criticizing this song and this video are not real U2 fans. This is 100% U2, and it's great. Take you're jaded arses elsewhere.
GeorgeZambra
no.up. again sorry.
noup, again the song is bad guys, and the video even worst, 3 new songs,, and I can say that the album is gonna be bad again.. sorry that's my prediction, I wish u2 could stop that attitude they have to music since the year 2000, they sound very stuck and nothing good has come in 17 years, only half of NLOTH is great, that's all. u2 needs to stop it, and start again, completely, forget everything and start risking again as they used to do on their first 2 decades. if not, what's the reason to go on with the same thing over and over again, all I hear is a lot of wasted potential.
UFDaisy
Disappointed
I feel the need to weigh in as a fan of 34 yrs. & an artistic critic; the song is o.k., has a catchy hook but U2 should've released 'Blackout' as their single. The video is horrible to me & I can't believe I'm saying this! They could've done a better job with their $ & resources; they played it safe starting at 30 rock where they've played in the past then they did a "Desire" amongst the people thing mixed w/ "The Sweetest Thing"...You can do better than that!! ☹️
fishboyu2
I was on the fence
I was not sure on this song missed the edges riffs and larrys tambourine on drums. But I saw u2 in Kansas City on this tour and wow I was wrong song rocks it has grown on me great song boys ... thank you
suelifinoto
novo clip
Adorei o beijo no espelho!!!!
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