Depeche Mode Construction Time Again (The 12" Singles) Depeche Mode embraced the power of 12" vinyl and the avenues of innovation it opened up. The 12" single allowed the band to explore new sonic possibilities while the physical beauty of the packaging gave Depeche Mode room to develop a sophisticated and commanding visual aesthetic. Depeche Mode used their singles discography as a means of offering left field remixes and other delights for their fans. Each box set in the series will contain the singles from each Depeche Mode album on audiophile-quality 12" vinyl, with audio mastered from the original tapes at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The artwork for the exterior of each of the new box sets draws on street art iconography inspired by the original releases, while the vinyl sleeves themselves feature the original single artwork. The Construction Time Again | The 12" Singles box includes three reproductions of limited singles which each feature four bonus live performances recorded at London's Hammersmith Odeon on October 25, 1982.
Depeche Mode The Best of Depeche Mode Vol. 1 This 3 LP set was originally released in 2006 & has been out of print for a number of years. A great overview of the bands incredible catalogue, featuring 18 classic hits. Includes original artwork in a single sleeve & pressed on 180gm black vinyl. LP
Depeche Mode Ultra Reissue LP on 180g vinyl The ninth studio album from the English electronic band, Depeche Mode. The album featured more guitars and real instruments than previous albums in order to extend their sound and push themselves musically. It was the first record the band released in which the band members were not involved in the production duties and the first album as a trio since 1982's A Broken Frame. Legacy LP
Depeche Mode Music For The Masses Reissue LP on 180g vinyl Reissue of the sixth studio album from the British electronic band, Depeche Mode. A slight departure on their previous albums, they have created a more articulated electronic sound that bolsters the gloomier side of the 1980's post-punk / synthpop styles. NME's Jane Solanas felt Gore was "at his obsessive best" on Music for the Masses, particularly on "Never Let Me Down Again", which she called "an intriguing masterpiece, combining homo-eroticism with drug euphoria." Legacy LP
Depeche Mode Speak & Spell Expected 26th August 180gram vinyl reissue of an 80's classic!Depeche Mode’s debut is at once both a great pop record and a groundbreaking release. Depeche Mode became the undisputed founders of straight-up synth-pop with the album’s 11 songs, light, hooky, and danceable numbers about love, life, and clubs. Credit for the album’s success has to go to main songwriter Vince Clarke; the classic early singles “New Life,” “Dreaming of Me,” and “Just Can’t Get Enough,” along with “Pretty Boy” to “Photographic” keep everything moving throughout. Sony LP Pre-Order
Depeche Mode A Broken Frame Expected 26th August Depeche Mode's second album 'A Broken Frame' was released in 1982 and shows a growing band in its early stages, a group that’s searching for direction and focus. Its versatility and highly diverse set of quintessential eighties pop make this a very interesting album, and every Depeche Mode fan that’s eager to get an understanding of the makings of the group should own this record. Sony LP Pre-Order
Depeche Mode Construction Time Again Expected 26th August Experimenting with brand new instruments like the Synclavier that allowed sampling to be manipulated musically, 'Construction Time Again' was a groundbreaking record that included industrial in?uences. These in?uences would come to full fruition on subsequent albums 'Some Great Reward' 'and 'Black Celebration'. Songs like “Pipeline”, “Love In Itself”, “Shame” and “Everything Counts” turned out to become classic Depeche material. Sony LP Pre-Order
Depeche Mode Some Great Reward Expected 26th August Things changed for Depeche Mode after the release of 'Some Great Reward' (1984). They were noticing droves of fans turning up at shows over the Atlantic, and increasing sales of their singles. 'Some Great Reward' yielded the massive single “People Are People” which propelled the band into the mainstream. The track hit high numbers on international Singles Charts. It even topped the West German charts where it was used as the theme song for the TV coverage of the 1984 US summer Olympics. The track also became a LGBT anthem due to the open minded nature of its lyrics. Other great tracks on this classic are the B-side opener “Somebody”, ”Master And Servant” and the album closer “Blasphemous Rumours”. This album is a timeless masterpiece. Sony LP Pre-Order
Depeche Mode A Broken Frame (The 12" Singles) Depeche Mode realized the format's potential and embraced the power of 12" vinyl and the avenues of innovation it opened up. The 12" single allowed the band to explore new sonic possibilities while the physical beauty of the packaging gave Depeche Mode room to develop a sophisticated and commanding visual aesthetic. Depeche Mode used their singles discography as a means of offering left field remixes and other delights for their fans. Each box set in the series will contain the singles from each Depeche Mode album on audiophile-quality 12" vinyl, with audio remastered from the original tapes and cut at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The artwork for the exterior of each of the new box sets draws on street art iconography inspired by the original releases, while the vinyl sleeves themselves feature the original vinyl single artwork. A Broken Frame | The 12" Singles contains See You 12": "See You (Extended Version)" b/w "Now This Is Fun (Extended Version)"; The Meaning of Love 12": "The Meaning of Love (Fairly Odd Mix)" b/w "Oberkorn (It’s a Small Town) (Development Mix)"; Leave In Silence 12": "Leave In Silence (Longer)" b/w "Further Excerpts From: My Secret Garden" and "Leave In Silence (Quieter)"; original single poster reproduction; download card.