Sounds Of The Universe

Depeche Mode - Sounds Of The Universe
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2009 Ratings: #485 / 834
User Score
Based on 46 ratings
2009 Ratings: #140
April 21, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Mute/EMI / Label
Synthpop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

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musicOMH

It's tempting to wonder how this album would be received if it surfaced under plain cover. Such is Depeche Mode's influence on the multitude of new electronic pop thrown at us this year, it's clear the new offering would fit in immediately. Yet while said 'new pop' might throw its arms around the likes of Just Can't Get Enough and Enj

oy The Silence, it would have more trouble embracing a song like Jezebel.

Notorious_Man
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While "Sounds Of The Universe" may seem like an inconsequential release, It's still an another quality album from Depeche Mode. Even tho Their popularity may not have been as high in 2009 as it was in the "Violator" days, their albums were and still are gaining commercial and critical success, especially this album's predecessor "Playing The Angel". "Playing The Angel" is in my opinion the best Depeche Mode album outside of the "Violator" and ... read more
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#42/Consequence of Sound

Track List

  1. In Chains 
  2. Hole To Feed
  3. Wrong 
  4. Fragile Tension 
  5. Little Soul 
  6. In Sympathy 
  7. Peace 
  8. Come Back 
  9. Spacewalker 
  10. Perfect 
  11. Miles Away/The Truth Is 
  12. Jezebel 
  13. Corrupt

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