Black Celebration and Music For The Masses boxes coming this May
Depeche Mode 12" vinyl singles collector's edition box set series continues with release of Black Celebration | The 12" Singles and Music For The Masses | The 12" Singles on 31 May 2019 Black Celebration | The 12" Singles includes "A Question of Lust" cassette release pressed on 12" Vinyl for first time internationally
Sony Music Entertainment's Depeche Mode 12" vinyl singles project continues with the release of Black Celebration | The 12" Singles and Music For The Masses | The 12" Singles on 31 May 2019.
Each of these definitive box sets contains 12" vinyl singles contemporaneous to either Black Celebration (1986) or Music For The Masses (1987). Both pivotal releases in the Depeche Mode canon, these albums advanced the band's musical mission, moving the DM sound from industrial pop into darker atmospheric emotional territory.
Black Celebration | The 12" Singles contains the four original 12" releases from the album plus a 12" vinyl version of the limited edition "A Question of Lust" cassette release, available for the first time internationally in this collection.
Music For The Masses | The 12" Singles includes the seven original and special edition 12" vinyl singles from the album.
Each box set in the series contains the singles from each Depeche Mode album on audiophile-quality 12" vinyl, with audio mastered from the original tapes. The artwork for the exterior of each of the box sets draws on iconography inspired by the original releases, while the vinyl sleeves themselves feature the original single artwork.
The Depeche Mode 12" Singles Series will continue over the coming years, with plans to release boxes containing the singles from each of the band's albums in similar deluxe audiophile-grade collector's editions.
Music For The Masses | The 12″ Singles contains:
Never Let Me Down Again (12BONG14)
Never Let Me Down Again (L12BONG14)
Behind The Wheel (12BONG15)
Behind The Wheel (L12BONG15)
Little 15 (12Little15)