Every Depeche Mode album ranked from worst to best

Everyone loves Depeche Mode don’t they? The Basildon, Essex synth-pop chart botherers turned dark industrialists, turned stadium filling, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have hoovered up members of every imaginable musical tribe as fans over their four-and-a-bit decades as a band.

They’ve also amassed a back catalog that is as varied as that of pretty much any artist you care to mention, 14 full length studio albums, without ever really dropping the ball. Your personal favorite may depend on whether you’re a brooding, leather-clad goth, a decadent new romantic, a hedonistic club kid… or something else entirely.

Let’s dive in…

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14. A Broken Frame (1982)

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