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The best album by Depeche Mode is Violator which is ranked number 136 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 15,964.

Depeche Mode is ranked number 90 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 31,341.

Members who like this artist also like: The Cure, R.E.M. and The Smiths.

Depeche Mode official website: http://www.depechemode.com

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Depeche Mode best albums

The following albums by Depeche Mode are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

ViolatorUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1990Appears in:629 charts
Rank in 1990:1Rank Score:15,964
Rank in 1990s28Overall Rank:136
Average Rating:  83/100 (780 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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2.

Music For The MassesUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1987Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:3,742
Rank in 1980s79Overall Rank:564
Average Rating:  79/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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3.

Black CelebrationUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1986Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 1986:11Rank Score:2,798
Rank in 1980s116Overall Rank:734
Average Rating:  77/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Songs Of Faith And DevotionUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1993Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1993:16Rank Score:2,334
Rank in 1990s189Overall Rank:860
Average Rating:  76/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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5.

UltraUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1997Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1997:38Rank Score:1,008
Rank in 1990s380Overall Rank:1,780
Average Rating:  75/100 (173 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

Some Great RewardUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1984Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 1984:31Rank Score:984
Rank in 1980s294Overall Rank:1,816
Average Rating:  77/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Playing The AngelUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:2005Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 2005:57Rank Score:774
Rank in 2000s494Overall Rank:2,208
Average Rating:  73/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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A Broken FrameUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1982Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1982:43Rank Score:649
Rank in 1980s406Overall Rank:2,527
Average Rating:  69/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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101United Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1989Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1989:43Rank Score:547
Rank in 1980s469Overall Rank:2,906
Average Rating:  76/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Construction Time AgainUnited Kingdom Depeche Mode
Year of Release:1983Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1983:44Rank Score:506
Rank in 1980s503Overall Rank:3,075
Average Rating:  71/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Overall band rank: 90

This may not be a complete discography for Depeche Mode. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Depeche Mode best tracks

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1.Enjoy The Silence
(from the album Violator)
 91/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.Personal Jesus
(from the album Violator)
 89/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.Never Let Me Down Again
(from the album Music For The Masses)
 88/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Policy Of Truth
(from the album Violator)
 88/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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5.Everything Counts
(from the album Construction Time Again)
 87/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.It's No Good
(from the album Ultra)
 86/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.World In My Eyes
(from the album Violator)
 86/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.Precious
(from the album Playing The Angel)
 86/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Walking In My Shoes
(from the album Songs Of Faith And Devotion)
 86/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Stripped
(from the album Black Celebration)
 85/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Home
(from the album Ultra)
 85/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.People Are People
(from the album Some Great Reward)
 85/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Strangelove
(from the album Music For The Masses)
 85/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Blasphemous Rumours
(from the album Some Great Reward)
 84/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Behind The Wheel
(from the album Music For The Masses)
 84/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Black Celebration
(from the album Black Celebration)
 84/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Just Can't Get Enough
(from the album Speak And Spell)
 84/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.In Your Room
(from the album Songs Of Faith And Devotion)
 83/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Halo
(from the album Violator)
 83/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.Freelove
(from the album Exciter)
 83/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Depeche Mode ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 130 votes)
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From zags7000 08/14/2015 04:55
Personally, they're not one of my favorites. However, I understand the greatness and respect they get even if they're not in my wheelhouse. Violator though is a masterpiece no matter what you think of the band.
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From F1Aaron 05/08/2015 12:00
A highly influential electronic act, I love how they began to take a darker atmosphere and darker lyrics in their music. That made them more interesting. Black Celebrations, Music For The Masses, Violater, and Songs of Faith and Devotion is their creative peak
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From Kuzh69 11/05/2014 20:04
Was one of my biggest influences in 80-90's , and still putting out quality music today
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From paulchillage 08/13/2014 23:40
My favourite band of all time
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85/100
From Rockdrigo 07/22/2014 04:52
A realy interesting band that gets underrated by none usual listeners. The more they talk about dark topics the more popular they get, this beacuse of the intense atmosphere around the deep lyrics and unique voice. While several albums are kinda mediocre, none of them is actualy bad, meanwhile their singles are allways great.
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From Sanvean 01/28/2014 11:11
Fathers of dark pop, and best electronic band of the '80s. Mostly influenced by Kraftwerk but, on the other hand, DM influenced the whole german electronic scene. Synthpop bands as Diorama, Seabound, De/Vision, Beborn Beton, Covenant, Deine Lakaien, Wolfsheim, Rotersand etc, they wouldn't even exist if there wasn't DM. Their greatest works were between '86 and '93, and their greatest mistake...they let Alan Wilder go, in '94.
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From serpico 01/05/2013 03:53
Without fear of being wrong, I dare say that Depeche Mode is one of the 10 most influential bands in history, and an underrated band.
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From Fedfan 10/21/2012 16:00
a band that kept growing, should be ranked a lot higher in here !
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