‘Sounds Of The Universe’ The Album

February, 20, 2009 / 0 comments

Sounds Of The Universe

Alongside a standard CD format, ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ will also be released as a Special Edition CD+DVD set and a Deluxe Box Set featuring three CDs, a DVD and a host of exclusive extras. The album will also be released as a double vinyl LP (including a ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ CD) and as a download.

The CD+DVD set also includes the album mixed in 5.1 surround sound, the promo video for Wrong, ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ – A Short Film and remixes of three new songs.

The Deluxe Box Set contains the ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ album CD, a second disc including brand new bonus tracks and remixes of new songs and a third CD with an exclusive collection of demos, from both the new album and songs from throughout Depeche Mode’s career.

The Box Set DVD includes three films, the promo video for first single Wrong (directed by Patrick Daughters), the album and five bonus tracks in 5.1 surround sound, plus four songs filmed live in the studio in December 2008.

The two-piece, custom made box also contains two 84-page hardback books, one featuring the lyrics to all the songs from the ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ sessions, accompanied by exclusive photography by Anton Corbijn and the second contains exclusive and candid studio photography by Daniel Miller, Ben Hillier, Luke Smith and Ferg Peterkin.

  • Three CDs containing the album, bonus songs and remixes, as well as 14 demos available exclusively– a career first for Depeche Mode.
  • A DVD that will feature three films: Making The Universe, a behind-the scenes documentary about the recording of the album, Usual Thing, Try And Get The Question In The Answer (a conversation with the band discussing recording techniques, intercut with personal archive footage from previous album sessions) and ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ (a short film featuring track by track with the band). The DVD will also include the promo video for the album’s first single ‘Wrong’ (directed by Patrick Daughters), plus four songs filmed live in the studio in December 2008 and a version of the album the album mixed in DTS 5.1 surround sound
  • Two 84-page hardback books, one featuring the lyrics to all the songs from the ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ sessions, accompanied by exclusive photography by Anton Corbijn. The second book will contain exclusive and candid studio photography by Daniel Miller, Ben Hillier, Luke Smith and Ferg Peterkin.

In addition, the album will also be released as a double vinyl LP (including a ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ CD) and as a download.

Sounds Of The Universe | The Album

Released: April 20th, 2009 (Europe) April 21st, 2009 (North America)

Sounds Of The Universe | CD

01. In Chains
02. Hole To Feed
03. Wrong

04. Fragile Tension
05. Little Soul
06. In Sympathy
07. Peace
08. Come Back
09. Spacewalker
10. Perfect
11. Miles Away / The Truth Is
12. Jezebel
13. Corrupt

Sounds Of The Universe | CD+DVD

CD
01. In Chains
02. Hole To Feed
03. Wrong
04. Fragile Tension
05. Little Soul
06. In Sympathy
07. Peace
08. Come Back
09. Spacewalker
10. Perfect
11. Miles Away / The Truth Is
12. Jezebel
13. Corrupt

DVD
Video
Sounds Of The Universe [A Short Film] (10.05)
Wrong (promo video – 3.16)

Audio
Sounds Of The Universe in 5.1 surround sound
In Chains – Minilogue’s Earth Remix
Little Soul – Thomas Fehlman Ambient Mix
Jezebel – SixToes Remix

Sounds Of The Universe | Deluxe Box Set Edition

CD 1
Sounds Of The Universe
01. In Chains
02. Hole To Feed
03. Wrong
04. Fragile Tension
05. Little Soul
06. In Sympathy
07. Peace
08. Come Back
09. Spacewalker
10. Perfect
11. Miles Away / The Truth Is
12. Jezebel
13. Corrupt

CD 2
Bonus Tracks
01. Light
02. The Sun And The Moon And The Stars
03. Ghost
04. Esque
05. Oh Well

Remixes
06. Corrupt – Efdemin Remix
07. In Chains – Minilogue’s Earth Remix
08. Little Soul – Thomas Fehlman Ambient Mix
09. Jezebel – SixToes Remix
10. Perfect – Electronic Periodic Dark Drone Mix
11. Wrong – Caspa Remix

CD 3
Demos
01. Little 15
02. Clean
03. Sweetest Perfection
04. Walking In My Shoes
05. I Feel You
06. Judas
07. Surrender
08. Only When I Lose Myself
09. Nothing’s Impossible
10. Corrupt
11. Peace
12. Jezebel
13. Come Back
14. In Chains

DVD
Video
Making The Universe | Film (45.23)
Usual Thing, Try And Get The Question In The Answer (55.12)
Sounds Of The Universe | A Short Film (10.05)
Wrong (promo video – 3.16)
Studio Sessions:
Corrupt (4.08)
Little Soul (3.52)
Stories Of Old (3.24)

Audio
Sounds Of The Universe plus bonus tracks in 5.1 surround sound
01. In Chains
02. Hole To Feed
03. Wrong
04. Fragile Tension
05. Little Soul
06. In Sympathy
07. Peace
08. Come Back
09. Spacewalker
10. Perfect
11. Miles Away / The Truth Is
12. Jezebel
13. Corrupt

Bonus tracks
01. Light
02. The Sun And The Moon And The Stars
03. Ghost
04. Esque
05. Oh Well

Packaging | Additional Content

  • 2 piece custom made box with foil blocking
  • 2 x 84 page hardback books. The first featuring the lyrics to all the songs from the ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ sessions accompanied by exclusive photography by Anton Corbijn. The second featuring exclusive and candid studio photography by Daniel Miller, Ben Hillier, Luke Smith and Ferg Peterkin.
  • 2 exclusive enamel badges
  • 1 poster
  • 5 artcards, sealed in a collectors envelope
  • 1 certificate of authenticity

Source: depeche mode dot com