A Question of Time


A Question of Time

Single infobox
Name = A Question of Time


Artist = Depeche Mode
from Album = Black Celebration
B-side = "Black Celebration [Live] "
Released = August 11 1986
Format = Vinyl record (7" and 12"), CD (1991 box set)
Recorded = Late 1985
Genre = Synthpop
Length = 7" - 4:04
12" - 6:38
Label = Mute Records
Writer = Martin Gore
Producer = Depeche Mode, Daniel Miller, Gareth Jones
Last single = "A Question of Lust"
(1986)
This single = "A Question of Time"
(1986)
Next single = "Strangelove"
(1987)

"A Question of Time" is Depeche Mode's seventeenth UK single, released on August 11, 1986, following the similarly titled "A Question of Lust" single.

The 7" remix of "A Question of Time" runs at a slightly faster tempo and pitch than the original "Black Celebration" album version.

There is no new track for a B-Side (the first Depeche Mode single, other than the Double A-Side "Blasphemous Rumours / Somebody" with this dubious honor), just a remix of "Black Celebration" and various live tracks.

The New Town Remix directly floats into the Live Remix on the limited 12" single with no pause.

The music video for "A Question of Time" is the first DM video to be directed by Anton Corbijn and brought forth a big relationship with him and the band which still lasts to this day. It was included on the Strange video and The Videos 86-98.

Track listings

7": Mute / 7Bong12 (UK)

# "A Question of Time (Remix)" – 4:04
# "Black Celebration (Live)" – 6:05

12": Mute / 12Bong12 (UK)

# "A Question of Time (Extended Remix)" – 6:38 (remixed by Phil Harding)
# "Black Celebration (Live)" – 6:05
# "Something to Do (Live)" – 3:50
# "Stripped (Live)" – 6:21

12": Mute / L12Bong12 (UK)

# "A Question of Time (New Town Mix)" – 6:59 (remixed by Rico Conning)
# "A Question of Time (Live Remix)" – 4:10
# "Black Celebration (Black Tulip Mix)" – 6:32 (remixed by Rico Conning)
# "More Than a Party (Live Remix)" – 5:05

CD: Mute / CDBong12 (UK)

# "A Question of Time (Remix)" – 4:04
# "Black Celebration (Live)" – 6:05
# "Something to Do (Live)" – 3:50
# "Stripped (Live)" – 6:21
# "More Than a Party (Live)" – 5:07
# "A Question of Time (Extended Remix)" – 6:38
# "Black Celebration (Black Tulip Mix)" – 6:32
# "A Question of Time (New Town Mix/Live Remix)" – 11:08

The CD single was released in 1991 as part of the singles box set compilations.

12": Sire / 0-20530 (US)

# "A Question of Time (Extended Remix)" – 6:38
# "Something to Do (Live)" – 3:50
# "A Question of Lust (Minimal)" – 6:47
# "Black Celebration (Live)" – 6:05
* "A Question of Lust (Minimal)" is falsely titled "A Question of Lust (Extended Version)"
* Double A-Side with "A Question of Lust"

All songs written by Martin L. Gore
All live tracks were recorded at the Birmingham N.E.C., on April 10, 1986.

External links

* [http://archives.depechemode.com/discography/singles/17_aquestionoftime.html Single information from the official Depeche Mode web site]


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