Personal Jesus (3:44)

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From Violator and 161 other releases

“Personal Jesus” is Depeche Mode’s twenty-third UK single, released on August 29, 1989, and the first single from the then upcoming album Violator. It was written by Martin L. Gore. Since then, the title song has been covered by numerous artists. Inspired by the book Elvis and Me by Priscilla Presley, it was the first hit from the album, reaching #13 on the UK Singles Chart. It was also included in Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the fictional radio station Radio X.


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  • anti-tristu

    v fucking hardcore zomfg

    25 Nov 10:21am Reply
  • lord_of_beer

    I'm a Christian, and I should prob be offended at this song, but I liked it before I was a Christian, and I still like it. People try to create their own Gods, their own Savior, their own Jesus. There's so much more, like Cruelty to children, things going on across the word, etc, to be offended by a song. Never my fav DM song, but a great song none the less.

    19 Nov 12:35pm Reply
  • djcoolak

    To associate in the understanding of God still have \\Everyone needs personally to begin with a\\ .We ALL in the Universe with him\\Internal feeling -3 Eyes\\IMAGE/ \\ -cool as you like - but this Way which WE Reasonably can create and change with each new Universe , filling the Image .- THE ONE GOD. This is What infinity remains for eternity.The Main FORCE of the Universe moves ALL of Us and ONLY in order to create an IMAGE of GOD\\-a Positive Experience HAPPINESS, LOVE and BLISS. Dice has long played \\Einstein\\ . CHILDREN \\the Lord and the Devil\\-it's time to Play GOLF.The RECIPE is -\\LAND\\. The ways of the Lord ispovedimyi - let there BE GOD.HELP ME IN THIS-and in the end, ALL of US. Hint - always go to the Light \\find the original angel\\ be closer to Nature\\ " WE are One.Only ONE condition-NO VIOLENCE.And then OUR single favorite GOD

    6 Nov 5:26pm Reply
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  • he_pennypenny

    reach out and touch dave.

    17 Sep 5:18am Reply
  • Solar_Smile

    27 Aug 4:29pm Reply
  • MaxScheffel

    the last third or so of this song is like a remix of the first two-thirds.

    14 Aug 1:24am Reply
  • MrShayton

    Radio X :')

    20 Jul 7:44am Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    I will never understand the love for this track...

    20 Jul 2:35am Reply
  • JustAKayee

    I will forever think of Russell Brand when hearing this now. Thank you, 'Messiah Complex'.

    12 Jul 4:17pm Reply
  • hydra_fm


    13 Jun 5:49pm Reply
  • lord_of_beer

    I still totally digg this fuckin' song!

    11 Jun 1:08am Reply
  • EbbaOzolins

    Every single goddamn thing about this song is flawless. [2]

    4 Jun 10:00am Reply
  • pastlives

    hilary duff singing this is annoying

    23 May 2:53am Reply
  • SHEILLA201

    lo amo es el mejor grupo de toda la historia

    25 Apr 9:50pm Reply
  • sahauh

    Amazing song!

    30 Mar 3:50am Reply
  • rockandrolljoe


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  • nick_honest


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  • yerbyderby

    Brutal Video. Repugnant.

    20 Feb 2:38pm Reply
  • Shitga

    Every single goddamn thing about this song is flawless.

    3 Feb 11:38am Reply
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