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{{Song infobox
|title=Uselink
|screen=hd
|screenshot=Album-Ultra.jpg
|artist=[[Depeche Mode]]
|album=[[Ultra]]
|songwriter=[[Martin L. Gore]]
|producer=[[Depeche Mode]]<br>[[Tim Simenon]]
|studio=Abbey Road<br>Eastcote<br>Westside<br>Strongroom<br>RAK (London)<br>Electric Lady (New York City)<br>Larrabee West (Los Angeles)
|label=[[Mute Records]]
|length=2:21
|tempo=94
|timesignature={{music|time|4|4}}
|key=A♭ Major
|programmedby=[[Kerry Hopwood]]
|keyboardsby=[[Dave Clayton]]
|vocalcoach=Evelyn Halus
|mixingby=[[Tim Simenon]]<br>Q<br>[[Gareth Jones]]
|engineeredby=Q
|engineeringassistance=Paul Hicks<br>Guy Massey<br>Lee Fitzgerald<br>Tom Rixton<br>Gary Forde<br>Lee Phillips<br>Jamie Campbell<br>Jim<br>Greg<br>Audie Chamberlain<br>Robbie Kazandjian
|masteredby=Mike Marsh
|artdirection=[[Anton Corbijn]]
|colourprints=Brian Dowling
|sleevedesign=Area
|system700by=[[Daniel Miller]]
|recordingdate=January, 1996 - February, 1997
|releasedate=14 April 1997
|colorscheme=Ultra
}}
 
{{S|Uselink}} is an [[:Category:Instrumental songs|instrumental]] song from the 1997 album <i>[[Ultra]]</i> by [[Depeche Mode]].
 
== Notes ==
Tim Simenon said in the Depeche Mode special of Classic Pop Magazine, published on 2019-08-01:
<blockquote>
"Yeah, ['Jazz Thieves' and 'Uselink' were meant to be instrumental]. We wanted links between tracks to give the album more atmosphere. I spent an afternoon at Daniel [Miller]'s house with his amazing collection of synths, processing a bunch of stuff. We built up loops which we ended up using on the album."
</blockquote>
 
== Live performances ==
{{Live section}}
 
[[Category:Depeche Mode songs]]
[[Category:Ultra songs]]
[[Category:Depeche Mode instrumental songs]]
[[Category:Instrumental songs]]
[[Category:Songs in A♭ Major]]
[[Category:Songs between 90-94 BPM]]
[[Category:Songs written by Martin L. Gore]]
 
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Latest revision as of 17:07, 25 January 2021

4. It's No Good
5. Uselink
List of Ultra songs
6. Useless
Uselink
Album-Ultra.jpg
Song Uselink
By Depeche Mode
Songwriter Martin L. Gore
Produced by Depeche Mode
Tim Simenon
Recorded at Abbey Road
Eastcote
Westside
Strongroom
RAK (London)
Electric Lady (New York City)
Larrabee West (Los Angeles)
Length (mm:ss) 2:21
Tempo 94 BPM
Time signature 4
4
Key A♭ Major
Programmed by Kerry Hopwood
Engineered by Q
Engineering assistance Paul Hicks
Guy Massey
Lee Fitzgerald
Tom Rixton
Gary Forde
Lee Phillips
Jamie Campbell
Jim
Greg
Audie Chamberlain
Robbie Kazandjian
Mixed by Tim Simenon
Q
Gareth Jones
Mastered by Mike Marsh
Keyboards Dave Clayton
System 700 Daniel Miller
Vocal coach Evelyn Halus
Art direction Anton Corbijn
Colour prints Brian Dowling
Sleeve design Area
Recorded January, 1996 - February, 1997
Originally released 14 April 1997
Live performances as Depeche Mode 1 times *
Total live performances 1 times *

"Uselink" is an instrumental song from the 1997 album Ultra by Depeche Mode.

Notes

Tim Simenon said in the Depeche Mode special of Classic Pop Magazine, published on 2019-08-01:

"Yeah, ['Jazz Thieves' and 'Uselink' were meant to be instrumental]. We wanted links between tracks to give the album more atmosphere. I spent an afternoon at Daniel [Miller]'s house with his amazing collection of synths, processing a bunch of stuff. We built up loops which we ended up using on the album."

Live performances

Main article: Available recordings of "Uselink"
Main article: List of dates where "Uselink" was played