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We Do What We're Told
Featured in Episodes
Artist(s)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
1986
Album
So
Writer(s)
Peter Gabriel
RIAA Certification
NONE
Sequence song appears
"Forgive Us Our Debts": Crockett sees Hackman in prison & ending when Hackman is released
"Deliver Us from Evil": Flashback to events from "Forgive Us Our Debts"
Previous Song(s)
"Streetwise": "Streetwise"
"A Bullet For Crockett": "Smuggler's Blues"
Next Song(s)
"Forgive Us Our Debts": "Standing On The Outside"
"Deliver Us from Evil": "Lazybones"


"We Do What We're Told" is a song performed by Peter Gabriel, appearing on the album So in 1986. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episodes "Forgive Us Our Debts" and "Deliver Us from Evil".

NotesEdit

  • This is the fourth of five songs from Gabriel's So album included in Miami Vice ("Red Rain", Sledgehammer", "Mercy Street", and "Don't Give Up" are the others).
  • The song's usage fits right in with the theme, Crockett "doing what he's told" to pursue the lead on Hackman's possible (later proved false) innocence.

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