This is an insight
Into my life
This is a strange flight
I'm taking
My true will
Carries me along

This is a soul dance
Embracing me
This is the first chance
To put things right
Moving on
Guided by the light

And the spirit of love
Is rising within me
Talking to you now
Telling you clearly
The fire still burns

Wisdom of ages
Rush over me
Heighten my senses
Enlighten me
Lead me on
Eternally

And the spirit of love
Is rising within me
Talking to you now
Telling you clearly
The fire still burns

And the spirit of love
Is rising within me
Talking to you now
Telling you clearly
The fire still burns

I'm talking to you now
The fire still burns
Whatever you do now
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
The world still turns
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
I'm talking to you now
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
The fire still burns
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
Whatever you do now
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
The world still turns
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
I'm talking to you now
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)
(Give love, you've got to give love)
(You've got to give love, you've got to give love)


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  • +2
    General Comment

    Personally I think this song represents Depeche Mode's comeback since the release of SOFAD... they're trying to tell us that their fire still burns.

    Mode000on July 01, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    This is Martin's retrospect of how he has touch so many fans and want to continue to do so with Depeche Mode. Hence the phase, " And the spirit of love. Is rising within me. Talking to you now. Telling you clearly. The fire still burns.

    canadalotuseateron September 25, 2004   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    Here's the spiritual meaning:

    This is an insight Into my life This is a strange flight I'm taking My true will Carries me along

    This is a soul dance Embracing me This is the first chance To put things right Moving on Guided by the light

    (Of course, these guys have had extraodinary lives so far. Their Higher Soul has led them everywhere to experience some amazing things and lessons in life. Soul dance referes to everyone we meet and love, but also hurt or get hurt by - these "Soul Deals" were made before we even incarnated.)

    And the spirit of love Is rising within me Talking to you now Telling you clearly The fire still burns

    (I think Fire still burn to me means that they are still feeling, learning, hurting, loving - all those not so mundane emotions :-)

    Wisdome of ages Rush over me Highten my senses Enlighten me Lead me on Eternally

    (Reference to the Infinite Intelligence or God within all things leading us along our path, connecting us to everything)

    BTW, I am from this Planet...maybe some parts of me is in a different dimension :-)

    scarface-manon March 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Obviously this song is about missing an ex-girlfriend.

    I think there are always things about ex-girlfriends that a guy will miss and memories that he will long for regardless of why the break-up occured. A lot of relationships end because of immaturatiy. 'Insight' will always remind me of an ex-girlfriend who liked this song when we were in college.

    NightPandaEsqon June 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song gives me goose bumps! This is a great song me and my bf like because after being together so long, the "fire" is still there!

    bibis817on November 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    beautiful. that's what it means.

    SafeAsHouseson December 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I heard few songs from Depeche Mode, but "insight"...wow! what a song! i love it

    Narayanon January 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I'm sure a great many people know about the personal demons of all members of the band around the time this song was written and composed (1995 to 1996).Maybe it's Martin's way of telling us he knows the future (for the band) is still clear full of hope and dare I say it... "Love"

    curbboyon January 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i love when martin and dave sing together. they're so great together.

    AMTILTSTHEMATCHESon March 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretation

    you could also make a case that Martin wrote this song with Dave in mind: "this is a strange flight i'm taking" could be a reference to dave's past troubles and "this is the first chance, to put things right" is dave getting back on track

    definitely one of the defining tracks on Ultra

    Anderson Councilon May 22, 2009   Link

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