[1998] For The Masses

For The Masses is a tribute album to Depeche Mode. It was released on 4 August 1998.

The project was started by the band members of God Lives Underwater, David Reilly in particular, in collaboration with their manager Gary Richards and Philip Blaine of 1500 Records (an A&M Records label until 2001), featuring a wide array of bands including The CureSmashing PumpkinsDeftonesRammstein, and Meat Beat Manifesto

Nine Inch NailsMarilyn Manson, and Foo Fighters wanted to do tracks but schedule complications prevented them.
Manson, who wanted to cover “Personal Jesus,” eventually did so for his greatest hits album “Lest We Forget: The Best of” in 2004.
Credited executive producers for the album are Philip Blaine and Gary Richards.

  1. Smashing Pumpkins – Never Let Me Down Again
  2. God Lives Underwater – Fly On The Windscreen
  3. Failure – Enjoy The Silence
  4. The Cure – World In My Eyes
  5. Dishwalla – Policy Of Truth
  6. Veruca Salt – Somebody
  7. Meat Beat Manifesto – Everything Counts
  8. Hooverphonic – Shake The Disease
  9. Locust – Master And Servant
  10. Self – Shame
  11. Monster Magnet – Black Celebration
  12. Rabbit In The Moon – Waiting For The Night
  13. Apollo Four Forty – I Feel You
  14. Gus Gus – Monument
  15. Deftones – To Have And To Hold
  16. Rammstein – Stripped

Source: https://www.discogs.com/Various-For-The-Masses/release/715180

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