Stories Of Old

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4. It Doesn't Matter
5. Stories Of Old
List of Some Great Reward songs
6. Somebody
Stories Of Old
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Song Stories Of Old
By Depeche Mode
Songwriter Martin L. Gore
Produced by Depeche Mode
Daniel Miller
Gareth Jones
Recorded at Music Works (Highbury, London)
Hansa Mischraum (Berlin)
Length (mm:ss) 3:12
Tempo 115 BPM
Time signature 4
4
Key D♭ Minor
Engineering assistance Ben Ward
Stefi Marcus
Colin McMahon
Design Martyn Atkins
David A. Jones
Marcx
Photography Brian Griffin
Photography assistance Stuart Graham
Recorded January - August 1984
Originally released 24 September 1984
Live performances 0 times *
Total live performances 0 times *

"Stories Of Old" is a song from the 1984 album Some Great Reward by Depeche Mode.

Lyrics


Stories Of Old

Take a look at unselected cases

You'll find love has been wrecked

By both sides compromising

Amounting to a disastrous effect


You hear stories of old

Of princes bold

With riches untold

Happy souls

Casting it all aside

To take some bride

To have the girl of their dreams

At their side

But not me

I couldn't do that

Not me

I'm not like that


I couldn't sacrifice

Anything at all

To love


I really like you

I'm attracted to you

The way you move

The things you do

I'll probably burn in hell

For saying this

But I'm really in heaven

Whenever we kiss

But oh no

You won't change me

You can try

For an eternity


I wouldn't sacrifice

Anything at all

To love


Take a look at unselected cases

You'll find love has been wrecked

By both sides compromising

Amounting to a disastrous effect


Now I've got things to do

You have too

And I've got to be me

You've got to be you

So take my hand

And feel these lips

And let's savour a kiss

Like we'd savour a sip

Of vintage wine

One more time

Let's surrender

To this love divine


But we won't sacrifice

Anything at all

To love


Songwriter: Martin L. Gore
Publishing Information: ©1984 Grabbing Hands Music Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Dates where Stories Of Old was played

Stories Of Old has never been played live.