Depeche Mode fans celebrate - the much anticipated 12th studio album by Depeche Mode is now on sale in the United States! "Sounds of the Universe" has already received much praise by all the musical pundits such as:
1) Entertainment Weekly - B+
2) USA Today- "...have enjoyed a level of enduring interest in their music matched by few bands. Their international sales exceed $100 million, and they have been cited by artists ranging from The Killers to Nine Inch Nails — and covered by Coldplay and Johnny Cash, to name two."
3) BBC - "...Sounds Of The Universe easily rises above the pretenders."
4) Newsday - A- "Depeche Mode has returned to its roots with impressive results."
The truth is that Depeche Mode fans and the band themselves truly stopped caring about what the pundits said quite a long time ago! No positive review could ever capture the meaning of Depeche Mode and their music to their devoted fan base.
Amazon.com has Depeche Mode's album already ranked at #7 overall in sales the night before its release which is quite incredible. There are numerous versions of this album:
1) Sounds of the Universe CD
2) Sounds of the Universe CD + DVD
3) Sounds of the UniverseDeluxe Box Set = 3 Cds, DVD, 2 books and more!
4) Sounds of the Universe2LPs + CD
There is already a ton of underground buzz about the song "Peace" which has Dave Gahan and Martin Gore sharing vocals - this is a MUST listen song on the album.
Below is proof that Depeche Mode still reigns supreme - the bands current hit single, on the Sounds of the Universe album, titled "Wrong"