Violator - The 12" Singles, a collector's edition deluxe box set, contains ten 12" vinyl discs showcasing the singles - Personal Jesus, Enjoy The Silence, Policy Of Truth, World In My Eyes - and key B-sides and mixes contemporaneous to Depeche Mode's watershed Violator album.
From their earliest days as a band, Depeche Mode have championed 12" vinyl, embracing the singular power of the format and the avenues of innovation the format opened up. The 12" single allowed the band to explore new sonic possibilities while the tactile physical beauty of the packaging gave Depeche Mode room to develop a sophisticated and commanding visual aesthetic. Depeche Mode used their singles discography as a means of offering left field remixes and other delights for their fans.
Violator extended Depeche Mode's increasingly mind-blowing run of 12" singles (with a virtually unprecedented number of remixes for "Personal Jesus" alone). Violator introduced fans to some of the most enduring songs in the DM catalogincluding "Enjoy The Silence," "Policy Of Truth" and "World In My Eyes."
Violator - The 12" Singles contains the original and special edition versions of each single, including the etched vinyl version of "Enjoy The Silence," the blue sealed edition of “World In My Eyes” plus a bonus promo 12" of “World In My Eyes” which features exclusive rarities.