Hidden Gem – Somebody by Depeche Mode

One of my new friends, Rita, posted a Depeche Mode video. (I’d link to her, but it is a private site.) Well you all know what happens in my brain when I’m seized by an impulsive inspiration. So one of my all-time favorite DM songs is one that is written and sung by Martin Gore. It is called Somebody.

I want somebody to share
Share the rest of my life
Share my innermost thoughts
Know my intimate details
Someone who’ll stand by my side
And give me support
And in return
She’ll get my support
She will listen to me
When I want to speak
About the world we live in
And life in general
Though my views may be wrong
They may even be perverted
She’ll hear me out
And won’t easily be converted
To my way of thinking
In fact she’ll often disagree
But at the end of it all
She will understand me
I want somebody who cares
For me passionately
With every thought and
With every breath
Someone who’ll help me see things
In a different light
All the things I detest
I will almost like
I don’t want to be tied
To anyone’s strings
I’m carefully trying to steer clear of
Those things
But when I’m asleep
I want somebody
Who will put their arms around me
And kiss me tenderly
Though things like this
Make me sick
In a case like this
I’ll get away with it

Songwriters: Martin Gore
Somebody lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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