Do I Have to Say the Words?

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"Do I Have to Say the Words?"
Single by Bryan Adams
from the album Waking Up the Neighbours
Released July 1992
Format CD single
Recorded 1991
Genre Rock
Length 6:11
Label A&M
Writer(s) Bryan Adams, Robert Lange, Jim Vallance
Producer(s) Bryan Adams, Robert Lange
Bryan Adams singles chronology
All I Want Is You
(1991)
Do I Have to Say the Words?
(1992)
Touch the Hand
(1992)

"Do I Have to Say the Words?" is a song written by Canadian artist Bryan Adams, Robert Lange and Jim Vallance for Adams sixth studio album Waking Up the Neighbours (1991). It was released in July 1992 as the fifth single from this album. The single peaked at 2 in Canada and at 11 on the US Billboard Hot 100 (20 weeks on chart), the song also peaked at 2 on the Mainstream Top 40. Song won SOCAR award.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Anton Corbijn and was mainly shot in Istanbul, Turkey on July 28, 1992. The video marked the first outdoor stadium show in Istanbul history, with over 20,000 concertgoers in BJK İnönü Stadium. Part of the video was filmed in Iceland with the female character.

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Do I Have To Say The Words?"
  2. "Summer Of '69" (live)
  3. "Kids Wanna Rock" (live)
  4. "Can't Stop This Thing We Started" (live)

Tracks 3-4: Recorded by the BBC, live in Glasgow, Scotland.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1992-1993) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 61
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 30
Canada Top Singles (RPM) 2
Germany (Media Control Charts)[3] 75
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[4] 34
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[5] 30
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 11
US Billboard Rock Tracks[6] 3
US Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart[6] 5

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