Depeche Mode ‎– Home

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1 Home (Single Version) 5:46
2 Home (Air "Around The Golf" Remix)
Mixed By – Stéphane "Alf" BriatRemix, Producer [Additional Production] – JB Dunckel*, Nicolas Godin
3:57
3 Home (LFO Meant To Be)
Remix – Mark Bell
4:26
4 Home (The Noodles & The Damage Done)
Drums – ShinoEngineer – Sie Medway-SmithRemix, Producer [Additional Production] – Skylab
6:36

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Comes in standard jewel case.

Made in Great Britain.
℗ & © 1997 Mute Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 016025 630271
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5016025630271
  • Mastering SID Code (variation 1, 2 & 3): IFPI L122
  • Matrix / Runout (variation 1): C6268 CDBONG 27 MASTERED BY NIMBUS
  • Matrix / Runout (variation 2): C6268 CDBONG 27 · 1:4 MASTERED BY NIMBUS
  • Matrix / Runout (variation 3): C6268 CDBONG 27 · 1:2 MASTERED BY NIMBUS
  • Mould SID Code (variation 2): IFPI 2316
  • Mould SID Code (variation 3): ifpi 2319
  • Label Code: LC 5834

Other Versions (5 of 33) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
LCD BONG 27 Depeche Mode Home(CD, Single) Mute LCD BONG 27 UK 1997 Sell This Version
INT 8 84197 2, 7243 8 84197 2 7, CDBONG27 Depeche Mode Home(CD, Single) Mute, Mute, Mute INT 8 84197 2, 7243 8 84197 2 7, CDBONG27 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
C BONG 27 Depeche Mode Home(Cass, Single) Mute C BONG 27 UK 1997 Sell This Version
ROD 9049, CD BONG 27 Depeche Mode Home(CD, Single) Rock (HK) Co. Ltd., Mute ROD 9049, CD BONG 27 Hong Kong 1997 Sell This Version
LCD BONG 27 Depeche Mode Home(CD, Single) Mute, MNW ILR LCD BONG 27 Scandinavia 1997 Sell This Version

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Jarren

Jarren

December 16, 2010
edited over 6 years ago

Home is a somewhat forgotten Depeche Mode single, coming after the huge impact that "Barrel Of A Gun" and "It's No Good" had obtained through the sheer shock that Dave Gahan wasn't actually dead after all.

Dave was very much alive, thank god, and those first two singles from Ultra certainly proved that point.

However, the third single was this, "Home". Continuing the long tradition of (albeit sparsely seeded) Martin Gore fronted singles, Home is without doubt a highlight of Ultra.

Starting off with a sick downtempo rhythm that is not unlike Massive Attack, it slowly progresses cooly into the first verse. It is soulful (as usual for Martin), and once he reaches the chorus it really takes hold. A very strong song indeed, it does indeed bring similarities with the aforementioned Massive Attack, especially their remix of Garbage's Milk.

It is difficult to compare this single mix to the album version as they are almost identical, but much like the single mix of Useless it is obvious upon comparison to favour the single mix. I would not usually do this with Depeche Mode single edits, but really with Home and Useless they really do improve upon their original album counterparts.

This disc also contains remixes, of which AIR definitely take centre stage for their typically Moon Safari-esque take. Lovely indeed.

All in all, a great single from Depeche Mode. Some may say this album (Ultra) marked the critical end of their career, but I do hope to hear more from the band in the years to come.

Perhaps if Martin can allow Alan back into the fold things will improve...