This is not a review, nor a professional opinion. These are my own personal thoughts, as to why Depeche Mode’s Eight album “Songs of Faith and Devotion” is my favorite musical album.
Eight seconds of one of the nosiest, most excruciating howling feedback sound, is the beginning of a magnum opus, a masterpiece of musical composition, might I add. An album that manages to reflect it’s images and name through very subdued, and harsh rhythmic patterns. Sound patterns that are difficult to grasp from the first listen, but are surely a spectacle form of music once you get used to it’s hard synthesizer sounds, and heavy rock element. Continue reading →