Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

Originally released 27 September 1982, “A Broken Frame” is the second studio album by Depeche Mode and the first with Martin Gore as the main song writer. It features the singles “See You”, “The Meaning Of Love”, and “Leave In Silence”. Over the years, “A Broken Frame” has been remastered and reissued several times.


LP – UK
Mute – STUMM 9 (released 27 September 1982)

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Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  • A1 Leave In Silence 4:48
  • A2 My Secret Garden 4:46
  • A3 Monument 3:14
  • A4 Nothing To Fear 4:16
  • A5 See You 4:33
  • B1 Satellite 4:43
  • B2 The Meaning Of Love 3:06
  • B3 A Photograph Of You 3:05
  • B4 Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:13
  • B5 The Sun & The Rainfall 5:05

LP – US
Mute– Sire – 23751-1 (released 3 November 1982)

Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  • A1 Leave In Silence (Longer) 6:28
  • A2 My Secret Garden 4:45
  • A3 Monument 3:14
  • A4 Nothing To Fear 4:16
  • A5 See You 4:35
  • B1 Satellite 4:40
  • B2 The Meaning Of Love 3:06
  • B3 Further Excerpts From: My Secret Garden 4:20
  • B3 A Photograph Of You 3:04
  • B4 Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:10
  • B5 The Sun & The Rainfall 5:02

LP promo sampler – US
Mute – Sire PRO-A-1084 (released 1982)

Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  • A1 Leave In Silence (Longer) 6:28
  • A2 A Photograph Of You 3:04
  • B1 My Secret Garden 4:45
  • B2 Further Excerpts From: My Secret Garden 4:20

CD – Germany / UK
Mute – Intercord Ton INT 846.804 / Mute – CDSTUMM9 (released in 1984 / 1989)

Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  1. Leave In Silence 4:48
  2. My Secret Garden 4:46
  3. Monument 3:14
  4. Nothing To Fear 4:16
  5. See You 4:33
  6. Satellite 4:43
  7. The Meaning Of Love 3:06
  8. A Photograph Of You 3:05
  9. Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:13
  10. The Sun & The Rainfall 5:05

CD – US
Mute – Sire – 9 23751-2 (released 2 June 1987)

Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  1. Leave In Silence (Longer) 6:28
  2. My Secret Garden 4:45
  3. Monument 3:14
  4. Nothing To Fear 4:16
  5. See You 4:35
  6. Satellite 4:40
  7. The Meaning Of Love 3:06
  8. Further Excerpts From: My Secret Garden 4:20
  9. A Photograph Of You 3:04
  10. Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:10
  11. The Sun & The Rainfall 5:02

CD – various remastered & reissued editions
Europe: Mute – CDXSTUMM 9 (released 2 October 2006)

Europe: Sony Music – 88883751342 (released 5 August 2013 and in 2020)

US: Sire – R2 23751 (released in 2020)

Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  1. Leave In Silence 4:52
  2. My Secret Garden 4:46
  3. Monument 3:15
  4. Nothing To Fear 4:18
  5. See You 4:34
  6. Satellite 4:43
  7. The Meaning Of Love 3:06
  8. A Photograph Of You 3:04
  9. Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:12
  10. The Sun & The Rainfall 5:05

SACD + DVD remastered collectors editions
Europe: Mute – DMCD2 (released 2 October 2006)
US: Mute – Sire – 2 44456 (CD + DVD with SACD surround, released 3 October 2006)

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Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

SACD

  1. Leave In Silence 4:52
  2. My Secret Garden 4:46
  3. Monument 3:15
  4. Nothing To Fear 4:19
  5. See You 4:35
  6. Satellite 4:43
  7. The Meaning Of Love 3:07
  8. A Photograph Of You 3:04
  9. Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:12
  10. The Sun & The Rainfall 5:06

DVD
Video – A Short Film

  1. Depeche Mode: 1982 (“The beginning of their so-called dark phase”) 27:09

Audio – A Broken Frame (in DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, and PCM Stereo)

  1. Leave In Silence 4:52
  2. My Secret Garden 4:46
  3. Monument 3:15
  4. Nothing To Fear 4:19
  5. See You 4:35
  6. Satellite 4:43
  7. The Meaning Of Love 3:07
  8. A Photograph Of You 3:04
  9. Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:12
  10. The Sun & The Rainfall 5:06
  11. My Secret Garden (Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1982) 7:32
  12. See You (Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1982) 4:10
  13. Satellite (Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1982) 4:22
  14. Nothing To Fear (Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1982) 4:28
  15. The Meaning Of Love (Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1982) 3:13
  16. A Photograph Of You (Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1982) 3:31

Additional tracks (in PCM Stereo)

  1. Now, This Is Fun 3:27
  2. Oberkorn (It’s A Small Town)  4:09
  3. Excerpt From: My Secret Garden 3:17

LP – various remastered & reissued limited editions in gatefold sleeve

Europe: Mute – DMLP2 (released 12 March 2007)
US: Mute – Sire – 1-234044 (released 24 July 2007)

Europe: BMG – Music On Vinyl – MOVLP944 (released 25 March 2014)
US: Mute – Sire 1-234044 (released 26 March 2014)

Europe: Sony Music – 88985329931 (released 26 August 2016)

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Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  • A1 Leave In Silence 4:52
  • A2 My Secret Garden 4:46
  • A3 Monument 3:15
  • A4 Nothing To Fear 4:18
  • A5 See You 4:34
  • B1 Satellite 4:43
  • B2 The Meaning Of Love 3:06
  • B3 A Photograph Of You 3:04
  • B4 Shouldn’t Have Done That 3:12
  • B5 The Sun & The Rainfall 5:05

Note: “A Broken Frame” was also released on cassette, and in the Blu-spec CD2 format in Japan.


Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame

  • all tracks written by Martin Gore
  • produced by Daniel Miller and Depeche Mode
  • highest chart position 8 (UK) 177 (US)
  • 1982 Depeche Mode was Andrew Fletcher, David Gahan, and Martin Gore (Alan Wilder was not yet officially a member even though he toured with the band and appears in the music videos for the three singles from “A Broken Frame”)