Presence of God

Album: The Light the Dead See (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a song from The Light the Dead See, the fourth full-length studio album from British electronica production duo Soulsavers. The record is a collaboration with Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan, who sang on every track.
  • Working long distance, via email, Gahan also put words to Soulsaver's music. "I honestly wrote what came naturally into my head," the Depeche Mode singer told Spinner. "It's weird - the gospel aspect of it really spoke to me somehow. I don't know if that was my upbringing, being forced to go to church. The only part I enjoyed about that, by the way, was singing. I enjoyed singing in the church. I always enjoyed performing, and the imagery as well. I liked all the icons and stuff like that. But most of the Catholicism basically terrified me, to be quite honest."

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