Fragile Tension

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Fragile Tension
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Song
Artist
Depeche Mode
Album
Songwriter
Produced by
Recorded at
Sound Design (Santa Barbara)
Chung King (New York)
Label
Length (mm:ss)
4:09 (album version)
3:36 (radio mix)
Tempo
130 BPM
Time signature
4/4
Key
A♭ Minor
Programming
Luke Smith
Engineering
Ferg Peterkin
Engineering assistance
Josh Garcia
Jesse Gladstone
Anthony Palazzole
Pre-production assistance
Sie Medway-Smith
Mastering
Stephen Marcussen
Drums
Art direction
Design
ShaughnessyWorks
Tea Design
Recorded
May - December, 2008
Originally released
December 7, 2009
Played live
1 times *
Total live plays
1 times *

'Fragile Tension' is a song written by Martin L. Gore for the 2009 album Sounds Of The Universe by Depeche Mode. It was released as a double A-side single with 'Hole To Feed' as the third single from Sounds Of The Universe on December 7, 2009.

Lyrics


Fragile Tension

There's a fragile tension

That's keeping us going

It may not last forever

But oh when it's flowing


There's something magical in the air

Something so tragic we have to care


There's a strange obsession

That's drawing us nearer

We don't understand it

It never gets clearer


There's something mystical in our genes

So simplistic it kicks and screams


Oh when we're teetering

On the edge of collapse

Nothing can keep us down


There's a dizzying feeling

That's keeping us flying

Through glittering galas

Without even trying


There's something radical in our hands

Nothing logical to our plans


Songwriter: Martin L. Gore
Publishing Information: ©2009 EMI Music Publishing Ltd licensed by Grabbing Hands Music Ltd All rights reserved.

Dates with available recordings of Fragile Tension

  • There are currently no recordings of Fragile Tension available to download.

Dates where Fragile Tension was played

2009-2010 Tour Of The Universe

Fragile Tension was played only once during this tour.

2013-2014 Delta Machine Tour

  • Fragile Tension was not played during this tour.

2017-2018 Global Spirit Tour

  • Fragile Tension was not played during this tour.


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