Junior Painkiller

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Junior Painkiller
Album-Ultra.jpg
Song
Artist
Depeche Mode
Album
Songwriter
Produced by
Recorded at
Abbey Road
Eastcote
Westside
Strongroom
RAK (London)
Electric Lady (New York City)
Larrabee West (Los Angeles)
Label
Length (mm:ss)
2:10
Tempo
72 BPM
Time signature
3/4
Key
B Major
Programming
Engineering
Q
Engineering assistance
Paul Hicks
Guy Massey
Lee Fitzgerald
Tom Rixton
Gary Forde
Lee Phillips
Jamie Campbell
Jim
Greg
Audie Chamberlain
Robbie Kazandjian
Mixing
Mastering
Mike Marsh
Keyboards
Vocal coach
Evelyn Halus
Art direction
Colour prints
Brian Dowling
Sleeve design
Area
Recorded
January, 1996 - February, 1997
Originally released
April 14, 1997
Played live
1 times *
Total live plays
1 times *

'Junior Painkiller' is an instrumental interlude from the 1997 album Ultra by Depeche Mode. It is an atmospheric instrumental piece derived from the B-side instrumental 'Painkiller' that appeared on the 'Barrel Of A Gun' single on February 3, 1997.

Notes

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

"'Junior Painkiller' was Martin['s idea]. He liked the idea of a surprise, having the album creep up back in when you didn't expect."

Dates with available recordings of Junior Painkiller

There are currently 2 recordings of Junior Painkiller available.

Dates where Junior Painkiller was played

1997 Ultra Parties

Junior Painkiller was played only once during this tour.

1998 The Singles Tour

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.

2001 Exciter Tour

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.

2003 Paper Monsters Tour (Dave Gahan solo)

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.

2003 "A Night With Martin L. Gore" (Martin L. Gore solo)

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.

2005-2006 Touring The Angel

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.

2009-2010 Tour Of The Universe

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.

2013-2014 Delta Machine Tour

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.

2017-2018 Global Spirit Tour

  • Junior Painkiller was not played during this tour.


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