7. Get Right With Me
8. Rush
List of Songs of Faith and Devotion songs
9. One Caress
Song Rush
By Depeche Mode
Songwriter Martin L. Gore
Working title "I Rush For You"
Produced by Depeche Mode
Recorded at Madrid, Spain
Chateau du Pape (Hamburg, Germany)
Length (mm:ss) 4:37
Tempo 109 BPM
Time signature 4
Key B Minor
Recorded February 1992 – January 1993
Originally released 22 March 1993
Live performances as Depeche Mode 156 times *
Total live performances 156 times *

"Rush" is a song from the 1993 album Songs Of Faith And Devotion by Depeche Mode.


Alan Wilder states in the May 1993 issue of Keyboard magazine:

The nice thing about backwards reverb is that it adds space to a sound without making it washy. I'm against using a lot of reverb most of the time, because I can't stand the distancing effect it makes. But I do often want to hear sounds in a space, or try to keep all the clarity of a sound while still trying to put it somewhere. Backwards reverb can do exactly that. There's a part in the middle of "Rush," the sort of progressive rock track near the end of the album, where the voice has lots of backwards reverb; that really sets the vocal part off.

In the EPK for Songs Of Faith And Devotion, a worksheet can be seen that lists the working title for "Rush" as "I Rush For You", along with tentative verse lyrics "See the tears from my eyes - Heard my truths become lies".



Walk with me

Open your sensitive mouth

And talk to me

Hold out your delicate hands

And feel me

Couldn't make any plans

To conceal me

Open your sensitive mouth

Hold out your delicate hands

With such a sensitive mouth

I'm easy to see through

When I come up

When I rush

I rush for you

Cry for you

Seen the tears

Roll down from my eyes for you

Heard my truth

Distorted to lies for you

Watched my love

Becoming a prize for you

Seen the tears in my eyes

Heard my truth turn to lies

Seen the tears in my eyes

I'm not proud of what I do

When I come up

When I rush

I rush for you

I come up to meet you

Up there somewhere

When I rush to greet you

My soul is bared

Gave more for you

Dropped my crutches

And crawled on the floor for you

Went looking behind every door for you

And because of the things

That I saw for you

I spiritually grew

When I come up

When I rush

I rush for you

I rush for you

Songwriter: Martin L. Gore
Publishing Information: ©1992 Grabbing Hands Music Overseas/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Live performances

Main article: Available recordings of "Rush"
Main article: List of dates where "Rush" was played