Stand And Deliver

Album: No Smoke Without Fire (1978)

Songfacts®:

  • This song has been criticized for glorifying rape, but it is not a song about forced sex; it was inspired by the Alfred Noyes poem The Highwayman. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England
  • Running 7:35, "Stand And Deliver" was written by the group's guitarist, Laurie Wisefield.

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