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Violator is the seventh album by the English electrorock group Depeche Mode, released by Mute in 1990. Preceded by the hit singles Personal Jesus and Enjoy the Silence (a Top 10 hit on both sides of the Atlantic), Violator propelled the band into international stardom. The album yielded two further hit singles, Policy of Truth and World in My Eyes. This album is the first of the band to achieve the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 (number seven) and… read more



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  • So much love for DM and this album ♥
  • Ahhhh, the always welcome hyperbolic "most overrated album ever" shout. Although many critics/magazines/sites/etc. have praised this record for the masterpiece that it is, it's hardly achieved universal acclaim and it's hardly some constantly discussed/hyped album. Go back to the drawing board, Breddou.
  • hardly overrated compared to bigger artists/bands.
  • rating 10/10
  • maybe it's overrated, but not very much
  • Most overrated album ever.
  • But if they had disbanded after this we wouldn't have I Feel You, Walking in My Shoes, In Your Room, It's No Good, Useless, Painkiller, A Pain That I'm Used to, Suffer Welll, Precious, Little Soul and Wrong. So I'm glad they didn't and that we have these songs :')
  • Happy 25th birthday, Violator!
  • HBD 25!
  • Masterpiece. My favorite DM album.

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