I Sometimes Wish I Was Famous: A Swedish Tribute to Depeche Mode

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I Sometimes Wish I Was Famous: A Swedish Tribute to Depeche Mode
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Compilation album by Various artists
Released May 1991[1]
Genre Synthpop, industrial, dark wave
Label Energy

I Sometimes Wish I Was Famous: A Swedish Tribute to Depeche Mode is a tribute album to Depeche Mode, released in May 1991[1] by Swedish label Energy Rekords, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Depeche Mode's debut single, "Dreaming of Me" (1981). It was the first tribute album to Depeche Mode.[2]

The album title refers to "I Sometimes Wish I Was Dead", a song included on Depeche Mode's Speak & Spell album, also released in 1981.

Track listing[edit]

Vinyl[edit]

All tracks written by Martin L. Gore (except where noted).

Compact Disc[edit]

All tracks written by Martin L. Gore (except where noted).

No. Title Writer(s) Performer Length
1. "Dreaming of Me" Vince Clarke Page 3:49
2. "Something to Do"   Cat Rapes Dog 4:18
3. "My Secret Garden"   Elegant Machinery 3:33
4. "Photographic" Vince Clarke Pouppée Fabrikk 5:26
5. "Puppets" Vince Clarke Signal 4:20
6. "Fly on the Windscreen"   Dead Eyes Open 5:20
7. "Blasphemous Rumours"   Inside Treatment 5:52
8. "New Life" Vince Clarke Cultivated Bimbo 3:34
9. "Stripped"   Scene of Ritual 4:45
10. "Ice Machine"   S.P.O.C.K 3:15
11. "New Dress" (CD bonus)   Sol Niger 3:44
12. "The Things You Said" (CD bonus)   One Hit Wonder 4:45
13. "The Sun and the Rainfall" (CD bonus)   Ater Koma 5:30
14. "To Have and to Hold" (CD bonus)   No Hotel 6:26
15. "Never Let Me Down Again" (CD bonus)   Big Fish 5:40
16. "Shouldn’t Have Done That"   Systema the Affliction 5:34
Total length: 75:50

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wårstad, Jonas (2004-05-01). "S.P.O.C.K.". Discog.info. Retrieved 5 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Depeche Mode Tribute Compilations". The (Al)Most Complete Depeche Mode Cover Versions. MMM & Zambak Productions. Retrieved 5 May 2017.