Do I Have To Say The Words?

Album: Waking Up The Neighbors (1991)
Charted: 30 11
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Songfacts®:

  • This Bryan Adams, Mutt Lange and Jim Vallance penned song was released as the fifth single from the singer's Waking Up the Neighbours album. It peaked at #11 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and #2 in Adams' native Canada.
  • This began as a completely different song written by Adams and Vallance: a mid-tempo U2-inspired track titled "Rescue Me." Vallance recalled on his website: "Mutt Lange worked his magic, turned our chorus into a verse, slowed the tempo to ballad-speed, added a new chorus, and the song became 'Do I Have To Say The Words?'"
  • The song's music video was directed by the Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn and partly filmed in Iceland with the female character. The main bulk of it was shot at Istanbul in Turkey.

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  • Eliseu Carvalho from Canoas, Rs, BrazilI wonder who's the girl on the video.
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