Depeche Mode announced this weekend that it will embark on another full-catalog vinyl reissue campaign this year, this time re-releasing each of the band’s studio albums on 180-gram platters, beginning this week with Some Great Reward (1984), Black Celebration (1986), Music for the Masses (1987) and Songs of Faith and Devotion (1993).
Those four titles are out in the U.K. today and in the U.S. on Tuesday via Rhino Records, and follow vinyl reissues of much of the band’s catalog in 2006 and 2007. Those vinyl releases were advertised as being pressed on “heavy vinyl,” while the new reissues are promoted as 180-gram vinyl.
According to Rhino, DM’s albums, from 1981’s Speak & Spell through last year’s Delta Machine, “will be available in glossy gatefold sleeves with thick slabs of 180-gram vinyl, all containing inserts and liner notes.”
While the label only has announced the first four titles, a quick scan of Amazon.com reveals U.S. release dates for all of the rest except for 2009’s Sounds of the Universe and the aforementioned Delta Machine.
See those release dates below:
Depeche Mode 180-gram vinyl reissues
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