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Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell

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  • Speak & Spell is the debut studio album by English electronic music band Depeche Mode. It was released on 5 October 1981, or possibly 29 October 1981, by Mute Records. It was the band's only album to feature Vince Clarke, and is much lighter in tone than their subsequent releases.


    Upon its release, Speak & Spell received generally positive reception from critics. Record Mirror praised Depeche Mode's smart simplicity and noted the album offers "much to admire and little to disappoint." Reviewer Sunie commented that the band's chief skill "lies in making their art sound artless; simple synthesiser melodies, Gahan's tuneful but undramatic singing and a matter-of-fact, gimmick-free production all help achieve this unforced effect." As a whole she describes it as "a charming, cheeky collection of compulsive dance tunes".


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  • Artist: Depeche Mode
    Label: Legacy, Mute, Sony Music
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: Europe
    Genre: Pop & Rock
    Style: Synth-Pop
  • A1 New Life
    A2 I Sometimes Wish I Was Dead
    A3 Puppets
    A4 Boys Say Go!
    A5 Nodisco
    A6 What'S Your Name?
    B1 Photographic
    B2 Tora! Tora! Tora!
    B3 Big Muff
    B4 Any Second Now (Voices)
    B5 Just Can'T Get Enough
    B6 Dreaming Of Me