Mercy In You

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Mercy In You
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Song
Artist
Depeche Mode
Album
Songwriter
Produced by
Recorded at
Madrid, Spain
Chateau du Pape (Hamburg, Germany)
Label
Length (mm:ss)
4:17
Tempo
96 BPM
Time signature
4/4
Key
A♭ Major
Recorded
February 1992 – January 1993
Originally released
March 22, 1993
Played live
76 times *
Total live plays
76 times *

Notes

Musician magazine interviewed DM about the recording process of 'Songs of Faith and Devotion', and they reported: For the bridge, Gahan learned the lyrics backwards, phonetically, and sang them over a mirror image of the melody; the tape was then reversed, lending a ghostly tone to the vocal.

Alan Wilder said in the May 1993 issue of Keyboard magazine:

"That's a backwards high piano [at the end of 'Mercy In You']."

Lyrics


Mercy In You

You know what I need

When my heart bleeds

I suffer from greed

A longing to feed

On the mercy in you


I can't conceal

The way I'm healed

The pleasure I feel

When I have to deal

With the mercy in you


I would do it all again

Lose my way and fall again

Just so I could call again

On the mercy in you


When here in my mind

I feel inclined

To wrongly treat you unkind

I have faith I will find

The mercy in you


I would lose my way again

Be led hopelessly astray again

Just so I could pray again

For the mercy in you


When here in my mind

I have been blind

Emotionally behind

I have faith I will find

The mercy in you


Songwriter: Martin L. Gore
Publishing Information: ©1992 Grabbing Hands Music Overseas/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Dates with available recordings of Mercy In You

There are currently 58 recordings of Mercy In You available.

Dates where Mercy In You was played

1993 Devotional Tour

Mercy In You was played 76 times during this tour.

1994 Exotic Tour

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

1997 Ultra Parties

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

1998 The Singles Tour

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

2001 Exciter Tour

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

2003 Paper Monsters Tour (Dave Gahan solo)

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

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

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

2005-2006 Touring The Angel

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

2009-2010 Tour Of The Universe

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

2013-2014 Delta Machine Tour

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

2015 "Angels & Ghosts" Tour

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.

2017-2018 Global Spirit Tour

  • Mercy In You was not played during this tour.
3. Condemnation
4. Mercy In You
List of Songs of Faith and Devotion songs
5. Judas