Music For The Masses [Digital Version] (Bonus Tracks)
by Depeche Mode
Released: Sep 1987
Label: Rhino/Warner Bros.
This was the band's biggest seller up to then; even though it downplays melody for plodding beats (the Martin Gore downer "The Things You Said" is the sole exception). The by-now stereotypical DM lyrics on life's bleak grind and love's bitter grist gets its best outing on the ultra-nihilistic "Nothing."