Were you lying all the time? Was it just a game to you? But I’m in so deep You know I’m such a fool for you
Taken from the song Linger by Irish band The Cranberries from their debut album Everybody Else is Doing It so Why Can’t We? (1993), and the first album I remember buying. It topped the charts both in the UK and Ireland and reached the top 20 in the US. Even now the voice of the (sadly late) Dolores O’Riordan still blows me away.
In your room Where time stands still Or moves at your will Will you let the morning come soon?
The opening lines of In Your Room by Essex band Depeche Mode from Songs of Faith and Devotion (1993), an album which among other notable successes topped the UK and US charts. I’m a huge fan of the band and saw them live at the 02 a few years ago. They’ve just released their 14th studio album, Spirit, which along with all their other ones has been a UK top ten smash. Other songs I’ve quoted here have been Precious and Walking in my Shoes.