Happiest Girl (Jack Mix)

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Happiest Girl (Jack Mix)
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Song Happiest Girl (Jack Mix)
By Depeche Mode
Songwriter Martin L. Gore
Produced by Depeche Mode
Flood
Recorded at Puk Studios, Denmark
Logic Studios, Milan
Length (mm:ss) 4:58
Tempo 118 BPM
Time signature 4
4
Key G Major
Engineered by Pino Pischetola
Peter Iversen
Steve Lyon
Goh Hotoda
Alan Gregorie
Dennis Mitchell
Phil Legg
Engineering assistance Daryl Bamonte
Dick Meaney
David Browne
Mark Flannery
Mixed by François Kevorkian
Design Anton Corbijn
Area
Recorded 1989–1990
Originally released 17 September 1990
Live performances as Depeche Mode 0 times *
Total live performances 0 times *

"Happiest Girl (Jack Mix)" is a song produced during the recording of the 1990 album Violator by Depeche Mode. It was released as a B-side to the single "World In My Eyes" on 17 September 1990.

Notes

The "Jack Mix" is the original version of the song.

Alan Wilder says on Shunt that "for a long time 'Happiest Girl' was going to be on the LP", but also says here that "'Happiest Girl' was left off [Violator] because we didn't think it was strong enough."

Lyrics


Happiest Girl

Happiest girl I ever knew

Happiest girl I ever knew


Wanted to feel the joy

Flow between our lips

Wanted to feel the joy

Flow between our hips


Happiest girl I ever knew

Why do you smile the smile you do


Happiest girl I ever knew


Wanted to feel the joy

Pass between our eyes

Wanted to feel the joy

Pass between our thighs


And I would have to pinch her

Just to see if she was real

Just to watch the smile fade away

And see the pain she'd feel


Wanted to feel her joy

Feel it deep within

Wanted to feel her joy

Penetrate my skin


Happiest girl I ever knew

Why do you smile the smile you do


Songwriter: Martin L. Gore
Publishing Information: ©1990 Grabbing Hands Music Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Dates where Happiest Girl (Jack Mix) was played

Happiest Girl (Jack Mix) has never been played live.


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