Depeche Mode ‎– Speak & Spell

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Mute ‎– CD STUMM 5
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Tracklist

1 New Life 3:46
2 I Sometimes Wish I Was Dead 2:18
3 Puppets 3:57
4 Boys Say Go! 3:07
5 Nodisco 4:15
6 What's Your Name? 2:45
7 Photographic 4:44
8 Tora! Tora! Tora! 4:37
9 Big Muff 4:24
10 Any Second Now (Voices) 2:35
11 Just Can't Get Enough 3:44
(Extra Tracks)
12 Dreaming Of Me 4:03
13 Ice Machine 4:05
14 Shout 3:46
15 Any Second Now 3:08
16 Just Can't Get Enough (Schizo Mix) 6:44

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Originally released on LP in 1981.
Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London in 1981.

℗ 1981 Mute Records Limited
© 1988 Mute Records Limited
Made in Great Britain
Made in France by MPO

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 016025 600052
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5016025600052
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 1): CD STUMM 5 MPO 01 @@
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 2): CD STUMM 5 MPO 02 @
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 3): CD STUMM 5 MPO 08 @
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 4): STUMMCD 5 MPO 05 @@
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 5): STUMMCD 5 MPO 05 @@@

Other Versions (5 of 199) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
STUMM 5 Depeche Mode Speak & Spell(LP, Album) Mute STUMM 5 UK 1981 Sell This Version
01265 Depeche Mode Speak & Spell(LP, Album, RE) Mute 01265 Brazil 1991 Sell This Version
CD 3642 Depeche Mode Speak & Spell(CD, Album, RE) Sire CD 3642 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
DMCD1, 0094635797923 Depeche Mode Speak & Spell(SACD, Hybrid, Multichannel, Album, RE, RM + DVD-V,) Mute, Mute DMCD1, 0094635797923 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
ORL 9208 Depeche Mode Speak & Spell(LP, Album, RE) Ricordi, Mute ORL 9208 Italy Unknown Sell This Version

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cvoltaire02

cvoltaire02

October 14, 2003

Even these godz of stadium-rock had to start somewhere. In this case, a modest synthpop album. This import version contains a few more tracks than it's domestic counterpart and adds the contents of the group's first single 'Dreaming Of Me' as well. In comparison with other early groups on the Mute label such as Fad Gadget, The Normal, etc., these guys had a bit of a more cheerful and accessible sound ('Just Can't Get Enough', 'What's Your Name', 'New Life'). Some potential for greater things is evident on tracks like 'Nodisco', and 'Puppets'. Either of those wouldn't sound out of place on any recent electro release.

'Speak & Spell' serves as an excellent launch pad for the group and between this release through 1984's 'Some Great Reward', Depeche Mode's music (not to mention popularity) would continue to noticeably evolve with every subsequent release.