Interlude No. 2 - Crucified
Interlude #2 (Crucified)
|Song||Interlude No. 2 - Crucified|
|Songwriter||Martin L. Gore|
|Produced by||Depeche Mode|
|Recorded at||The Church, London|
|Engineering assistance||Daryl Bamonte|
|Mixed by||François Kevorkian|
|Mixed at||The Church, London|
|Originally released||19 March 1990|
|Live performances as Depeche Mode||0 times *|
|Total live performances||0 times *|
"Interlude #2 (Crucified)" is the first of two unlisted instrumental interludes that appear on the 1990 Depeche Mode album Violator. It is also commonly referred to simply as "Interlude #2", with "Interlude #1" appearing on Music For The Masses and "Interlude #3" appearing between "Blue Dress" and "Clean" on Violator. The interlude occurs between "Enjoy The Silence" and "Policy Of Truth". The mostly instrumental interlude features a single vocoded vocal by Andrew Fletcher chanting the word "crucified". Fletcher is appropriately credited as "lead singer" for this song.
Alan Wilder comments on the interlude's guitar elements in the Violator section of the Recoil Q&A section: "Dave plays a unique form of guitar. He has his own 'special' style. We used some of his playing as sound effects in one of the crossfade sections of Violator."
This interlude features the first known example of a non-vocal, non songwriting-focused musical contribution by Dave Gahan, and the second known example of a vocal delivery by Andrew Fletcher featured on a Depeche Mode album song. Fletcher's prior vocal contribution were backing vocals at the end of The Sun & The Rainfall.
Dates where Interlude No. 2 - Crucified was played
Interlude No. 2 - Crucified has never been played live.