In 1990, a promotional video for “Enjoy the Silence” was shot by French TV (for the TV Show “Champs-Élysées” with Michel Drucker) with Depeche Mode lip-syncing the song while standing atop the World Trade Center at the WTC rooftop World observatory.
In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, in which the towers were destroyed, this video gained special significance among New Yorkers and others as, now, functioning as an elegant tribute to the victims.
Thanks for this Jim, especially from us east coast transplants. We won’t forget.
Wow, the lyrics in this context are crazy…
I used to love going up there late in the afternoon to watch the sun go down and watch the light come on in the city.