On March 19, 1990.

Depeche_Mode_-_Violator

On March 19, 1990, “Mute” label released “Violator”, the seventh Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded May 1989 – January 1990, at “Logic Studios” in Milan, “Pukrecording Studios” in Gjerlev (Denmark), “The Church” and “Master Rock Studios” in London, “Axis” in New York, and was produced by Flood, Dave Gahan, Alan Wilder and Martin Gore. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 342 on its list of the “500 greatest albums of all time” and on number 57 on its list of “100 best albums of the nineties”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gahan – vocals
  • Martin Gore – keyboards, synthesizers
  • Alan Wilder – synthesizers
  • Alan Gregorie – engineer
  • Goh Hotoda – engineer
  • Peter Iversen – engineer
  • Dennis Mitchell – engineer
  • Pino Pischetola – engineer
  • Phil Legg – engineering
  • Steve Lyon – engineering
  • Dick Meaney – engineer assistant
  • Daryl Bamonte – engineer assistant
  • David Browne – engineer assistant
  • Mark Flannery – engineer assistant
  • Flood– mixing
  • François Kevorkian– mixing
  • Daniel Miller– mixing
  • Area – sleeve
  • Anton Corbijn– sleeve

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Gore.

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

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