" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
YOU MADE ME THE THIEF OF YOUR HEART

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 Release Date 1994
 Artist Sinead O'Connor
 Record Label Island Records
 Albums With U2 In the Name of the Father Soundtrack (1993)
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKS FEATURING U2
Bono co-wrote the songs "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" and "The Father and His Wife the Spirit".
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (Various Mixes): Written by Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer.  Sinead O'Connor: Vocals. Maurice Seezer: Piano, distorted accordian, programming. Renaud Pion: Bass flute, bass clarinet, B-flat clarinet. Maire Breatnach: Fiddles. Dave Clayton: Additional keyboards. Tim Simenon: Additional drums, sample programming. Jah Wobble: Additional bass. John Reynolds: Additional drums. Tommy Hayes: Spoons. Paul Barrett: Euphonium. Produced by Tim Simenon and Gavin Friday.  Mixed by Tim Simenon.  Recording Engineer: Paul Barrett. Mix Engineer: Q. Bass: Jah Wobble. Mixed at Wisseloord Studios, Holland. Programming engineer: Kerry Hopwood. Additional programming: Atticus Ross. Additional production and remix: Tim Simenon.
The Father and His Wife the Spirit: Written by Bono, Gavin Friday, and Maurice Seezer.  Produced by Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer.
OTHER NOTES
Bono, Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer wrote three songs for inclusion in the In the Name of the Father soundtrack album.  Two of those songs was recorded by the three, the other was given to Sinead O'Connor to record.  That song was "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart".  She also recorded another piece while in the studio which would become the b-side of this single which is mostly instrumental.  The song was used over the closing credits of the movie, and the instrumental version was used within the movie.  "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" was nominated for a Golden Globe award that year.

The song was recorded at STS Studios.  The room was lit only by candle and Sinead brought a doll into the studio to sing to, as well as a vase of flowers.  The session ended at 2:30 in the morning after many takes. The entire recording session is covered in Bill Flanagan's book "Until the End of the World".

RELATED RELEASES
  • "In the Name of the Father" was co-written and performed by Bono and Gavin Friday for the In the Name of the Father soundtrack in 1993. It was also released as a single. It also featured on the Gavin Friday promo The World According to Me.
  • "Billy Boola" was co-written and performed by Bono and Gavin Friday for the In the Name of the Father soundtrack. It also featured on Gavin's 1995 single, You Me and World War Three single.
  • Gavin and Bono co-wrote "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" which was performed by Sinead O'Connor on the In the Name of the Father soundtrack. It was also released as a single. The single also featured another song co-written by Bono and Gavin "The Father and his Wife the Spirit".
  • "Thief of Your Heart" also was released on The Best of Sinead O'Connor. A live version was also released on her She Who Dwells compilation.
  • Bono and Edge sing back up on the track "Little Black Dress" on Gavin Friday's album Shag Tobacco.
  • Gavin and Maurice Seezer recorded the song "Children of the Revolution" with Bono and released it on the Moulin Rouge Soundtrack
  • Gavin Friday contributed backing vocals to "Satellite of Love" which was released on U2's One single.
  • Gavin Friday worked with Maurice Seezer on a retelling of the story Peter and the Wolf. Bono joined him for this project, contributing illustrations to the book.
  • Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer co-wrote "Time Enough for Tears" with Bono, which was sung by Andrea Corr and featured on the In America Soundtrack and on the Corrs soo album "Borrowed Heaven". A promotional For Your Consideration CD was also released for Golden Globe voters.
  • Sinead O'Connor recorded "Heroine" with the Edge. It was the main song on the Captive Soundtrack and was also released as a single. It also appeared on 2005's Collaborations compilation featuring Sinead performing with other artists
  • Sinead O'Connor recorded "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart", a song written by Bono and Gavin Friday for the In the Name of the Father Soundtrack. It was also released as a single with additional mixes. She also recorded a live version of the song for her She Who Dwells album.
  • The track "The Father and his Wife the Spirit" was written by Bono and Gavin Friday and was performed by Sinead O'Connor as a b-side to her single You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart.
  • "I'm Not Your Baby" was recorded by U2 and Sinead O'Connor for the End of Violence Soundtrack. It also appeared on 2005's Collaborations compilation featuring Sinead performing with other artists
  • Sinead O'Connor perfoms the chant that opens "Bullet the Blue Sky" on the U2 Go Home DVD.
CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
 UK Pressing, IS588 / 858 346-7
Label: Island Records
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Catalog Information:
UK, Island, IS588 / 858 346-7
Track Listing:
You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (7" Edit) / The Father and His Wife the Spirit
Further Information:
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 12" VINYL:
 UK Pressing, 12IS588 / 858 347-1
Label: Island Records
UPC:
Package: Picture sleeve
Catalog Information:
UK, Island, 12IS588 / 858 347-1
Track Listing:
You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (Album Version) / You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (12" Stained Mix) / You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (Album Instrumental Version) / The Father and His Wife the Spirit
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 CASSETTE:
 UK Pressing, CIS588 / 858 347-4
Label: Island Records
UPC:
Package: Hardshell Case
Catalog Information:
UK, Island, CIS588 / 858 346-4
Track Listing:
You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (7" Edit) / The Father and His Wife the Spirit
Further Information:
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 5" CD:
 France Pressing, 858 346-2
Label: Island Records
UPC:
Package: Cardboard Sleeve
Catalog Information:
France, Island, 858 346-2
Track Listing:
You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (7" Edit) / The Father and His Wife the Spirit
Further Information:
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 UK Pressing, CID588 / 858 347-2
Label: Island Records
UPC: 0 42285 83472 7
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix CID588 10274251 01 & MADE IN U.K. BY PDO
Catalog Information:
Australia, Island, 848 347-2 UK, Island, CID588 / 858 347-2
Germany, Island, 74321-19006 2
Track Listing:
You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (7" Edit) / You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart (12" Stained Mix) / You made Me the Thief of Your Heart (Album Instumental Version) / The Father and His Wife the Spirit
Further Information:
The Australian release is in a cardboard sleeve.  The UK and German sleeve are in slimline jewel cases. Some copies of the UK pressing were printed with the 12" Stained Mix labelled as the 12" Remix Version Club Mix.
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