Personal Jesus

Happy 25th Anniversary Personal Jesus

It's times like this that I wish I was better writer. Not that I consider myself a writer by any means, but I do find myself wishing I could honor the 25th anniversary of "Personal Jesus" like these talented writers I read in music publications. Some of these music journalist are able to craft an article that is so insightful and thought provoking that it just sucks you in and you actually forget your reading. At the same time, I also feel that a lot of them are writing in a way that is more about them than the music they are profiling in their piece, so maybe my naivety is more of a strength since...

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Discovery Channel’s promo for Ridley Scott-produced “Klondike” mini-series features Depeche Mode soundtrack

Discovery Channel is digging for gold with the premiere of the Ridley Scott-produced mini-series, "Klondike," premiering on January 20th on Discovery Channel in the US and Canada. The 3-part mini-series focuses on those who reached out to touch, er, gold in the Yukon Territory wilderness of the 1890s and features Scottish actor Richard Madden ("Game of Thrones"), Abbie Cornish ("RoboCop"), Tim Roth ("Pulp Fiction"), Sam Shepard ("August: Osage County") and Augustus Prew ("Kick-Ass 2"). Discovery Channel has gone all out in promoting and marketing  this min-series, with multiple versions...

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New Alex Metric CD features DM

Recordstore.co.uk is giving you a chance to get an autographed copy of Alex Metric's new CD "Open Your Eyes" that includes his remix for Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus" by pre-ordering the album from them. The album is collection of his remixes that also features other music heavyweight titans including Gorillaz, Beasties Boys, Bloc Party and many more! This album also showcases a new collaboration Alex has with Steve Angello on the title track "Open Your Eyes" that sees one of  Alex's childhood heroes, Ian Brown (of Stone Roses fame), step up for vocal duties. For details and to enter, click...

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Personal Jesus 2011 Out Now!

Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus 2011" is available now! The lead single from the "Remixes 2: 81-11" album, available June 6th, features some blinding new mixes of this signature Depeche Mode classic single! The remix package comes heavy on this one and definitely features a wide variety of musical interpretations that all lend their efforts to round out this single in proper fashion. Remixers Alex Metric, M.A.N., Stargate, Eric Prydz and Sie Medway-Smith all give Personal Jesus their personal touch. It's available on CD, very special 12" purple colored vinyl and digital download. Order the single...

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Feast your ears on Alex Metric’s remix Personal Jesus

The first public preview of the forthcoming remix collection, "Remixes 2: 81>11", has made it's way to Depeche Mode's Facebook page. Here you can listen to Alex Metric's excellent new mix of "Personal Jesus". Also, keep an eye on the Facebook page, where you can expect weekly updates up until around the time of the single's release (at least). Depeche Mode's Facebook page

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