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Released as the album's lead single, "Desire" was the band's first number-one single in the UK and Australia. It reached number three on the Billboard Hot in the U. It reached number two on the Dutch Top U2 cite the Stooges ' song "" as the primary influence on "Desire,"     Desire - U2 - PopMarsians is an interpolation of Spanish Castle Magic - Fly (24) - Fly Bo Diddley beat.
As a result, they abandoned the re-recording in favour of the original demo. On the Zoo TV Tour"Desire" was re-invented with different effects on the Edge 's guitar, and it opened most encores.
Bono would use the song to accentuate characteristics of his onstage alteregos Mirrorball Man and Desire - U2 - PopMarsians. Adam Clayton would join in with bass just before the bridge, and Larry Mullen, Jr. On 15 Octoberat an appearance on British television Kakashi - Mountain Love the How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb album, Bono and Edge performed a rough electric version.
On one occasion,  it was combined with Bruce Springsteen's " She's the One. An early version of the song appears in the form of a studio performance in the Rattle and Hum film. It is the Hollywood remix version of the song, with band members and local people in assorted places in the city, supplemented by random images pertaining to references in the song.
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