Violator (studio album) by Depeche Mode
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Violator is ranked as the best album by Depeche Mode.
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.3/100, a mean average of 82.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.5.
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It feels like a homage to the decade before and completely puts it to bed by being the best version of all of the albums that preceded it of the same ilk. It's cool, it's fun and leaves a long lasting impression by still being incredibly impressive to listen to today.
A Great album opening for the new Decade.
This is one of the few electronic records that still holds up well today. My only complaint is the singer referring to himself as a "thug." Puh-lease!
A Side: Enjoy the Silence
B Side: Policy of Truth
The best songs are really good (the usual singles). The filler is forgettable.
Sin ser mi estilo de música preferido, hay que reconocer que es un buen álbum.
Enjoy the Silence y Personal Jesus son temazos
This is an album that really takes a few listens for you to realise how great it truly is. It was on the 3rd or 4th listen where I just sat there and was like this is incredible. The rich soundscape created throughout the whole record is phenomenal and you really feel engrossed in the atmosphere. Vocally the album is amazing and when you pair that with the infectious choruses you have a formula for a brilliance that they put to use on every track. The production and mixing as well is just something to marvel at with the whole record sounding so smooth and clean. Overall, this album is amazing from start to finish and deserves its place among the greatest records ever made.
Bringing the tinny 80s synth sound into the 90s. The 90s duly brushed them aside and got on with producing a decade of booming bass and riffing guitars. Well done 90s! Having said that there are definitely some catchy tunes here and a solid bunch of tracks to make it a top album.
Great combination of catchy melodies with rock power and electronic atmosphere.
Top musicianship and great deliver.
Amazing Flood's work :O
Not my style, but a good album.
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