Depeche Mode – People Are People

Official music video ‘People Are People’ performed by ‘Depeche Mode‘ taken from the album ‘Some Great Reward’ (1984). This song is part of our article ‘35 essential Synth Pop songs of the history‘ and therefore a required reading if you love this one.

Lyrics:

People are people, so why should it be
You and I should get along so awfully?
People are people, so why should it be
You and I should get along so awfully?

So we’re different colours and we’re different creeds
And different people have different needs
It’s obvious you hate me though I’ve done nothing wrong
I’ve never even met you, so what could I have done?

I can’t understand
What makes a man
Hate another man
Help me understand

People are people, so why should it be
You and I should get along so awfully?
People are people, so why should it be
You and I should get along so awfully?

And now you’re punching and you’re kicking and you’re shouting at me
I’m relying on your common decency
So far, it hasn’t surfaced but I’m sure it exists
It just take a while to travel from your head to your fist

I can’t understand
What makes a man
Hate another man
Help me understand

People are people, so why should it be
You and I should get along so awfully?
People are people, so why should it be
You and I should get along so awfully?

I can’t understand
What makes a man
Hate another man
Help me understand

More Depeche Mode

Do you love ‘Depeche Mode‘ like we do? Then you’ll be interested in our Depeche Mode album ranking in the article ‘What is the best Depeche Mode album of all-time?‘.

Further you might like to read our article about ‘The best Depeche Mode tribute compilations‘. To honour the band, we also have released two tribute compilations in 2017. Check out these unique and awesome cover versions from recent Depeche Mode Hits:

Ultra > Angel (A Tribute To Depeche Mode)
Ultra > Angel (A Tribute To Depeche Mode)
Universe > Spirit (A Tribute To Depeche Mode)
Universe > Spirit (A Tribute To Depeche Mode)