Should Be Higher

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9. Soft Touch / Raw Nerve
10. Should Be Higher
List of Delta Machine songs
11. Alone
Should Be Higher
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Song
Artist
Depeche Mode
Album
Songwriter
Dave Gahan
Kurt Uenala
Produced by
Recorded at
Sound Design (Santa Barbara)
Jungle City (New York)
Label
Columbia
Mute Records
Length (mm:ss)
5:04
Tempo
99 BPM
Time signature
4/4
Key
A Major
Programming
Christoffer Berg
Engineering
Ferg Peterkin
Engineering assistance
Tomas del Toro-Diaz
Will Loomis
Dan Tobiason
Mixing assistance
Drew Smith
Vocal recording
Kurt Uenala
Mastering
Bunt Stafford-Clark
Design
Recorded
March - October, 2012
Originally released
October 11, 2013
Played live
98 times *
Total live plays
98 times *

'Should Be Higher' is a song from the 2013 album Delta Machine by Depeche Mode. It was released as a single on October 11, 2013.

Notes

Dave Gahan says in the 2013-03-22 issue of Mojo magazine:

"I was out Christmas Eve, a nice restaurant, everyone drinking. I thought, 'Why can't I just have a glass of wine?' But I don't any more, because even one glass opens a whole Pandora's box. My mind immediately thinks, I can go much higher. That's what Should Be Higher is about - that line, 'The lies are more attractive than the truth.' I still draw on that stuff when I'm singing and performing, to dig my way out of trouble."

Lyrics


Should Be Higher

I dream of a day when I dare to believe you're the answer

When the shame and the guilt are removed and the truth appears

Oh the touch of your hand, I lose who I am if I want to

I try to resist but succumb to the bliss of your kiss


You should be higher

I'll take you higher

Don't be afraid

You'll just have to pray


Your lies are more attractive than the truth

Love is all I want

Your lies are written down there in your book

Love is all I want


Your arms are infected

They're holding the truth

Oh stop all your crying

This one you'll lose


You should be higher

I'll take you higher

Don't be afraid

You'll just have to pray


Your lies are more attractive than the truth

Love is all I want

Your lies are written down there in your book

Love is all I want

You should be higher


You should be higher


Songwriter: Dave Gahan / Kurt Uenala
Publishing Information: ©2013 EMI Blackwood Music Inc. o/b/o / JJSR Productions Inc. (BMI) / Chocolate Robot (ASCAP). All rights reserved.

Dates with available recordings of Should Be Higher

There are currently 21 recordings of Should Be Higher available.

Dates where Should Be Higher was played

2013-2014 Delta Machine Tour

Should Be Higher was played 98 times during this tour.

2017-2018 Global Spirit Tour

  • Should Be Higher was not played during this tour.