“The shot of the horse’s arse comes when there’s all this heavy breathing on the track. I don’t know if Anton was consciously trying to be perverted, I think it was more coincidental that it happened at that point. These video people see things very strangely.” - Martin Gore
"It's about how Elvis was Priscilla's man and her mentor and how often that happens in love relationships - how everybody's heart is like a god in some way, and that's not a very balanced view of someone, is it?" - Martin Gore
"I heard that as a gospel song. And if you think of it as a gospel song, it works really well. We didn't have any major disagreement over that song, I just heard that a couple of people had recorded it, the writer wanted me to try it, and I did, and I loved it. And I went for it." - Johnny Cash
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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