1993 Devotional tour backing tapes

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Six songs have backing tape audio available from the Devotional tour. The audio is sourced from a DVD copy of the in-studio demonstration VHS created around the time of the "Devotional" DVD release in 2004. The VHS contains 7 tour projections, with 6 of them featuring backing tape audio. Additionally, a time-coded video of Death's Door is included on the VHS, which has not been released on any official "Devotional" video release. Moreover, it features an unedited version of Enjoy The Silence with unmixed soundboard audio. You can find 90-second excerpts of the backing tape audio provided below. However, please note that Walking In My Shoes only has 1 minute and 6 seconds of audio; the rest of the video contains silence.

If you're interested, there are two-minute excerpts available for listening from every track of the 1990 World Violation tour backing tapes. However, it's worth mentioning that the sound quality, while very good, may not be flawless like these excerpts. Additionally, you can find some very short snippets of seven tracks from the 1987-1988 Music For The Masses tour backing tapes available for listening.

Unfortunately, we cannot share the full backing tapes on this wiki or DIME due to their origins from studio content and the fact that they come from an in-studio demonstration VHS tape. Furthermore, a lossless source for the audio is currently unavailable. Nevertheless, we hope you enjoy the 90-second excerpts of each track provided below.


NOTE: This audio has been re-encoded from its original format (AC3 256kbps) in order to allow streaming. Quality may be noticeably diminished.


Screenshots of each track from the demo VHS.