Monday 13th February, Depeche Mode release "Everything Counts", a live track taken from their forthcoming live album, entitled "101". It was recorded at the end of last summer al the final gig of their world tour - in fact, the one hundred and first gig, beace the title "101", at The Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena.
The audience totalled well over 70,000 to see this gig, wluch was recorded for the live album and filmed for both the Cinema and Television by the legendary film-maker D. A Pennebaker. The film, which runs about two hours in length is being Premiered in Paris on February 20th, London on February 22nd - and then at various major across The States, before going on general release there, about four weeks later. An edited version of the film will be shown by BBC Tv around the 20th March. It will also be released as a longform video.
In Europe, Depeche Mode are still, probably the most popular group. With both their tours and record sales outselling most other bands - In The States, they are being hailed as the new "U2" from England - In fact, their tour of The U.S. was one of the most successful tours of last year. They are now back in England, mixing the live album and making plans for a new studio album to be recorded later this year.
7th February 1989
Depeche Mode "Everything Counts"
Single Released on 13 February 1989 in the UK
During the Music for the Masses Tour, the band used "Everything Counts" as the final encore and in 1989, the song would be re-released as a single in live form, to promote the live album 101. All live tracks from the release were recorded on 18 June 1988 at the Pasadena Rose Bowl during the final performance of the aforementioned Music for the Masses Tour. This version of the song is famous for the recording of the crowd continuing to sing the chorus long after the music had stopped.
This was the first UK Depeche Mode release to be released on the 10 inch vinyl format. Inside of the fliptop cover of the numbered 10 inch release was a window decal, and some postcards.
The "Remix Edit" of "Nothing" is exactly that - a short version. The "In Larger Amounts" version of "Everything Counts" (on the 10" single) is the original 1983 12 inch mix. The "Reprise" of "Everything Counts" is the beatless reprise end part of the 1983 original 12 inch mix.
Tim Simenon and Mark Saunders' remix of "Everything Counts" (The "Bomb the Bass Mix") was remixed at Konk Studio, London.
Justin Strauss' remixes of "Nothing" (The "Zip Hop Mix" and "Remix Edit") were remixed at Soundtracks Studio, New York City.
Tim Simenon and Mark Saunders' remix of "Strangelove" (The "Highjack Mix") was remixed at Livingston Studios, London.
"Everything Counts (Absolut Mix)" was remixed at Trident Studio, London by Alan Moulder.
7" single (BONG16) UK
a"Everything Counts" (1988-06-18, Pasadena Rose Bowl, USA)(Full Version) 06:45
b"Nothing" (Live 1988-06-18 Pasadena Rose Bowl, USA) 04:35
● MATRIX: RUNOUT / BARCODE
Barcode:5 016025 130160
Other:Made in Great Britain
Runout Side a:7 BONG 16 A¹ TOWNHOUSE DMM DAMONT
Runout Side b:7 BONG 16 B¹ TOWNHOUSE DAMONT
Made in Great Britain. Durations track do not appear on the release.
This is a compilation of clips from the "101" movie
AUDIO | RELEASES
PRODUCTION DETAILS TRACKS
"Everything Counts" (Absolut Mix) 06:02 • Remix by Alan Moulder at Trident Studios, London.
"Everything Counts" (Original 1983 Mix)(In Larger Amounts) 07:21 • Produced by Daniel Miller and Depeche Mode. Tonmeister - Gareth Jones.
"Nothing" (US 7" Mix)(Remix Edit) 03:59 • Additional production and remix by Justin Strauss for Just Rite Productions. Engineered by Hugo Dwyer. Additional programming by Eric Kupper. Edited by Chep Nunez.
"Everything Counts" (Reprise) 00:59 • Produced by Daniel Miller and Depeche Mode. Tonmeister - Gareth Jones.
"Everything Counts" (1988-06-18, Pasadena Rose Bowl, USA)(Single Version) 05:45 • Produced by Depeche Mode. Recorded live by Randy Ezratty for Effanel Music, assisted by Mark Shane, John Harris and Billy Yodelman. Engineered by Alan Moulder.
"Everything Counts" (Tim Simenon & Mark Saunders Mix)(Bomb The Bass Mix) 05:32 • Remix by Tim Simenon / Mark Saunders at Konk Studios, London.
"Nothing" (Justin Strauss Mix)(Zip Hop Mix) 07:06 • Additional production and remix by Justin Strauss for Just Rite Productions. Engineered by Hugo Dwyer. Additional programming by Eric Kupper. Edited by Chep Nunez.
"Strangelove" (Tim Simenon & Mark Saunders Mix)(Highjack Mix) 06:33 • Recorded and mixed at Hansa Tonstudio, Kreuzberg. Produced by Depeche Mode, Daniel Miller and Gareth Jones.
"Everything Counts" (1988-06-18, Pasadena Rose Bowl, USA)(Radio Edit) 04:51 • Produced by Depeche Mode. Recorded live by Randy Ezratty for Effanel Music, assisted by Mark Shane, John Harris and Billy Yodelman. Engineered by Alan Moulder.