Work Hard

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Work Hard
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Song
Artist
Depeche Mode
Album
Songwriter
Produced by
Recorded at
The Garden (London)
Label
Length (mm:ss)
4:24
Tempo
140 BPM
Key
C Major
Engineering
Ferg Peterkin
Gareth Jones
Tonmeister
Mixed at
Hansa Mischraum
Mastering
Christian Stegmaier
Design
Martyn Atkins
Town & Country Planning
Illustrations
Ian Wright
Originally released
July 11, 1983
Played live
0 times *
Total live plays
0 times *

Notes

Dave Gahan told Uncle Sally*s magazine (translated from German):

"I remember a B-side called 'Work Hard', which mainly consisted of wood breaking. We ran around with a hammer and toolbox across the junkyards in East London and crashed everything we could find. Gareth Jones had a cassette recorder and a microphone, and so we came back into the studio with loud, strange sounds, which we would put in a sampler or on an analogue tape, and cut up again and again until a good rhythm came out of it."

Lyrics


Work Hard

You've got to work hard

You've got to work hard

If you want anything at all


Nothing comes easy

And that's a fact

Nothing comes easy

But a broken back


Nothing comes easy

It never will

Nothing comes easy

But a broken will


So work hard


Songwriter: Martin L. Gore and Alan Wilder
Publishing Information: ©1983 Grabbing Hands Music Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Dates where Work Hard was played

Work Hard has never been played live.


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