Monument

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Monument
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Song Monument
By Depeche Mode
Songwriter Martin L. Gore
Produced by Daniel Miller
Depeche Mode
Recorded at Blackwing Studios (London)
Length (mm:ss) 3:15
Tempo 104 BPM
Time signature 4
4
Key E Minor
Engineered by John Fryer
Eric Radcliffe
Photography Brian Griffin
Calligraphy Ching Ching Lee
Recorded December 1981 - July 1982
Originally released 27 September 1982
Live performances 34 times *
Total live performances 34 times *

"Monument" is a song from the 1982 album A Broken Frame by Depeche Mode.

Lyrics


Monument

When the site was found

We laid the foundations down

It didn't take long before

They came back tumbling down

Don't build at night

You need a little light

How else are you going to see

What it is going to be like


So we picked up our tools

And we worked in the morning light

With the last stone placed

Wasn't it a wonderful site

But it fell back down

And scattered all around

Anything passes

When you need glasses


My monument

It fell down

My monument

It fell down


Work all of my days for this kind of praise

It fell down

Work all of my days

It fell down


Songwriter: Martin L. Gore
Publishing Information: ©1982 Grabbing Hands Music Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Live performances

Main article: Available recordings of "Monument"
Main article: List of dates where "Monument" was played