Song of the Day #2,581: ‘Leave in Silence’ – Depeche Mode

depeche_mode_broken_frameI think of Depeche Mode as a quintessential 80s band. But oddly enough, it took them the whole decade to arrive at their pinnacle achievement, 1990’s Violator. That record featured two of their biggest hits, ‘Personal Jesus’ and ‘Enjoy the Silence.’ And they released as many albums after Violator as they did before it.

The band spent the 80s tweaking their New Wave sound, which met with more commercial success in their native England than on this side of the pond.

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