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

When I come up
When I rush
I rush for you

When I come up
When I rush
I rush for you

Rush for you
I rush for you
I rush for you
I rush for you


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Rush Lyrics as written by Martin Gore

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  • +5
    General Comment

    I'm so tired of people saying every single song that was ever done by Depeche Mode is about drugs. It's so narrow-minded and actually kind of shallow. To Hollygayface - no, he didn't do it for his fans, you obviously know nothing about drugs and addiction... we're all lucky he isn't dead. There was genius before, and there is genius after. Lastly, Martin Gore is the writer, not David Gahan. So David, in this song, outside of his voice, is telling us nothing.

    That being said, this song is one of my favorites. David Gahan's voice is absolutely incredible, sexy, haunting, desperate, so much more than anyone's voice should be able to encapsulate in a mere 5 minutes. The lyrics are some of MG's best. I think this is about obsessing over someone that stringing you along... and all the shame and desperation involved. Not a hard-on and a needle. They are so much more than that.

    RachelLeaon June 08, 2013   Link
  • +4
    General Comment

    Martin wasn't the one on heroin, folks!!!

    blynxon February 22, 2007   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    Seems like someone he's desperately in love with and wants, but that person just plays games with him and it's making him crazy.

    starfireon June 23, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    i like to think of this song being about a guy who is misses his ex. they've dated before but things fell apart, (maybe he broke up with her) and now they've started becoming friends again, and hanging out. she seemed to move on but he still misses her alot--he looks forward seeing her again just so he could be with her, and he hates the fact that he has to lie to her (telling her that he's over her as well)and it sucks a lot because he really wants her back.

    but yeah...totally awesome song.

    spunkychickon February 23, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretation

    For me this song will always be about an orgasm. For example, in between minute 2:26 and 2:33 of the song and other parts, but specially there, you can hear a subtle ringing noise that reminds me of how your ears start ringing after an orgasm.

    ohiamzoeon March 31, 2018   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    A new point of view for me. Well it makes sense, although it could also be about devotion to another person. Anyway, one of my favs, I love the power of this song!

    placebiston April 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretation

    I believe that this song is about a break up because of the part 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


    Seeming to the part that he is crying and also rumors going around

    DM4Lyfeon September 15, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Well, addictions are running through Martin and through Dave right now, and Fletch has his problems, This is the tour from Hell, and the one that mould's DM's future. Martin has his quirks, after all, so really, this song could apply equally to both of them. I see it as some form of poly/junkie/SM multi-confessional without any apology. Needs must, all know at this stage that it is change or die.

    redsuitcaseon October 13, 2017   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    Another song about heroin?

    neobomanon February 23, 2005   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    Well, I have some strange feeling that this song is about blow job, right?

    dan1020471on July 14, 2016   Link

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