Should Be Higher

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"Should Be Higher"
Depeche Mode - Should Be Higher.jpg
Single by Depeche Mode
from the album Delta Machine
B-side "Various remixes"
Released 11 October 2013 (2013-10-11)
Format CD single, 12" single, digital download
Recorded March–October 2012; Sound Design
(Santa Barbara, California)
Jungle City Studio
(New York City, New York)
Genre Synthpop, trip hop
Length 5:04
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Dave Gahan, Kurt Uenala
Producer(s) Ben Hillier
Depeche Mode singles chronology
"Soothe My Soul"
"Should Be Higher"
"Where's the Revolution"
"Soothe My Soul"
"Should Be Higher"
"Where's the Revolution"
Music video
"Should Be Higher" on YouTube

"Should Be Higher" is a song by the English electronic band Depeche Mode from their thirteenth studio album, Delta Machine. The song was written by Dave Gahan and Kurt Uenala. It was released as the album's third single on 11 October 2013 in Germany,[1] and 14 October 2013 in the UK[2] and France.[3] The release date for North America was 15 October 2013.[4] It's the third Depeche Mode single written by lead singer Dave Gahan.

It debuted at number 81 in the UK Singles Chart on 20 October 2013, and has hit the Top 20 in 3 countries.

Music video[edit]

The video for the song, directed by Anton Corbijn, premiered on Vevo on 22 August 2013. The video comprises live footage from the Delta Machine Tour shows in Berlin, Leipzig, and Munich.[5]

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Should Be Higher (Radio Mix)" – 3:29
  2. "Should Be Higher (Little Vampire Remix Single Edit)" – 3:59
  • CD maxi single[7] / digital download[8]
  1. "Should Be Higher (Jim Sclavunos from Grinderman Remix)" – 4:11
  2. "Should Be Higher (Little Vampire Remix)" – 5:30
  3. "Should Be Higher (MAPS Remix)" – 5:42
  4. "Should Be Higher (Jim Jones Revue Remix)" – 5:14
  5. "Should Be Higher (Radio Mix)" – 3:29
  • 12" vinyl single[9]
  1. "Should Be Higher (Truss Remix)" – 6:21
  2. "Should Be Higher (MPIA3 Definition)" – 5:52
  3. "Should Be Higher (Koen Groenveveld Massive Remix)" – 6:43
  4. "Should Be Higher (Pangaea Dub Remix)" – 4:09
  5. "Should Be Higher (Überzone Remix)" – 4:51
  6. "Should Be Higher (DJMREX Remix)" – 6:24