Going through my record collection I realized that Depeche Mode was for me a band of singles (how can I have most of their early singles and none of their albums?), so this collection is exactly what I was looking for!
Shall I get rid of the singles now?
For his cosmic debut, the french musician walked back in the cinematic path, following the opposite direction, from Carl Craig to Vangelis and from John Carpenter to Giorgio Moroder, having beside him all the animals that come out at night, as Travis once said.
Now that the rest are gone, Jerry Dammers becomes the incontestable leader of the band, determined to produce a great album, bright, structured and, of course, political, that exceeds the finite space of the studio and makes our world better.
One of 4AD's bands that tried to obtain some noticeable connections with the dance culture was The Wolfgang Press and, according to the moto: everything is beautiful, inside this collection are gathered the band's most significant moments.
Of course there are many strange angels floating in the sky, but Laurie Anderson is talking about the ones who have just left the art galleries of New York, in search for a wider audience, an audiance that they haven't found yet.
It took her almost a year and a half to complete her glittering comeback with an album that reclaims her place in the pop headlines , mostly due to her collaboration with the Pet Shop Boys (half of the album was produced by them).