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The Best Depeche Mode Albums of All Time

Updated May 24, 2018 6.1k votes 1.0k voters 11.0k views15 items

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Depeche Mode are one of the rare groups that are considered the best musical artists of the 80s and best musical artists of the 90s. This list of the best Depeche Mode albums features every album, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Depeche Mode discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Depeche Mode albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Depeche Mode singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Depeche Mode album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Depeche Mode album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Depeche Mode album of all time?" or "What are the top Depeche Mode albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, like Violator and Music for the Masses.

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  • 1. World in My Eyes
    2. Sweetest Perfection
    3. Personal Jesus
    4.  Halo
    5. Waiting for the Night
    6.  Enjoy the Silence
    7. Policy of Truth
    8. Blue Dress
    9. Clean

    • Release Date: 1990
    • Artist: Depeche Mode
    • Tracks: Waiting for the Night, Halo, Enjoy the Silence
    • Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Dark wave, New Wave, Synthpop
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  • 1. Never Let Me Down Again
    2. The Things You Said
    3. Strangelove
    4. Sacred
    5. Little 15
    6. Behind the Wheel
    7. I Want You Now
    8. To Have and to Hold
    9. Nothing
    10. Pimpf / Interlude 1

    • Release Date: 1987
    • Artist: Depeche Mode
    • Tracks: Little 15, I Want You Now, Behind the Wheel
    • Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Dark wave, Synthpop, Electronic dance music
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  • Black Celebration
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    1. Black Celebration
    2. Fly on the Windscreen – Final
    3. A Question of Lust
    4. Sometimes
    5. It Doesn't Matter Two
    6. A Question of Time
    7. Stripped
    8. Here Is the House
    9. World Full of Nothing
    10. Dressed in Black
    11. New Dress

    • Release Date: 1986
    • Artist: Depeche Mode
    • Producer: Depeche Mode, Gareth Jones
    • Tracks: Fly on the Windscreen (final), A Question of Lust, It Doesn’t Matter Two
    • Length (mins): 00:45:34
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Dark wave, New Wave, Gothic rock, Synthpop
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  • Songs of Faith and Devotion
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    1. I Feel You
    2. Walking in My Shoes
    3. Condemnation
    4. Mercy in You
    5. Judas
    6. In Your Room
    7. Get Right with Me / Interlude #4
    8. Rush
    9. One Caress
    10. Higher Love
    11. My Joy
    12. Condemnation
    13. Death's Door
    14. In Your Room
    15. I Feel You
    16. Walking in My Shoes
    17. My Joy
    18. In Your Room

    • Release Date: 1993
    • Artist: Depeche Mode
    • Tracks: Condemnation (Paris mix), Judas, Walking in my shoes (Grungy Gonads mix)
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Synthpop, Post-grunge, Electronic rock, Industrial rock
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