Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell | The 12" Singles

Released 31 August 2018, “Speak & Spell | The 12″ Singles” is a Depeche Mode box set collection of the 12-inch vinyls from the 1981 album “Speak & Spell”, plus a 7-inch flexidisc. Included single titles – on remastered audiophile-quality 180g heavy vinyl made from the original master tapes – are “Dreaming Of Me” (not included on the original UK album), “New Life”, and “Just Can’t Get Enough”. The front cover design of the box echoes the original album artwork and the sleeves feature the original 12- and 7-inch artwork.


Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell | The 12" Singles

3×12-inch + 7-inch in a numbered limited edition box set – Europe / US
Mute – Columbia – Sony – 12DMBOX01 – 88985482001 / Mute – Sire – Rhino Records – 12DMBOX01 – 603497864843 – R1 564268 (includes download code for uncompressed digital audio files and a reproduced original “Just Can’t Get Enough” marketing poster, released 31 August 2018)

Get your “Speak & Spell | The 12″ Singles” box set from Amazon (subject to availability).

Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell | The 12" Singles

Dreaming Of Me | 12MUTE 013 (new 12-inch – originally released in 1981 as a 7-inch)

  • A1 Dreaming Of Me (7-inch Version) 3:45
  • B1 Ice Machine (7-inch Version) 3:53

New Life | 12MUTE 014

  • A1 New Life (Remix) 4:00
  • B1 Shout! (Rio Mix) 7:53

Just Can’t Get Enough | 12MUTE 016

  • A1 Just Can’t Get Enough (Schizo Mix) 6:45
  • B1 Any Second Now (Altered) 5:43

Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead / King Of The Flies | FLEXIPOP 011 (new 7-inch flexi-disc red transparent vinyl)

  • A1 Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead (FlexiPop! Mix) 2:19
  • B1 Fad Gadget – King Of The Flies (FlexiPop! Mix) 3:06 fg

Poster

Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell | The 12" Singles


Digital download – various editions
Europe: Legacy Recordings – no catalogue number (released 31 August 2018)

US: Rhino Records – 603497839681 (released 31 August 2018)

Worldwide: Legacy Recordings – G010004731410Z (reissue, released 18 February 2022)

Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell | The 12" Singles

  1. Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead (FlexiPop! Mix) 2:17
  2. Dreaming Of Me (7-inch Version) 3:46
  3. Ice Machine (7-inch Version) 3:54
  4. New Life (Remix) 3:57
  5. Shout! (Rio Mix) 7:34
  6. Just Can’t Get Enough (Schizo Mix) 6:45
  7. Any Second Now (Altered) 5:42

Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell | The 12″ Singles

  • all tracks written by Vince Clarke, except fg by Fad Gadget (not included in the download bundle)
  • produced by Daniel Miller
  • highest chart position 28 (UK) 10 (Ger)
  • 2018 Depeche Mode was Andrew Fletcher, David Gahan, and Martin Gore (Vince Clarke was in the band from 1980 to 1981)