A Broken Frame

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For information on this album's singles, see the Singles section.
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This article is about the album. To view a list of its songs and B-sides, see A Broken Frame songs.
A Broken Frame
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Album A Broken Frame
By Depeche Mode
Catalogue number Stumm9
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Release date 27 September 1982
Recorded at Blackwing Studios (London)
Produced by Depeche Mode
Daniel Miller
Number of tracks 10

A Broken Frame is the second studio album by Depeche Mode and the first to be recorded without Vince Clarke as a member. It was released on 27 September 1982 by Mute Records. The album was supported by the See You and A Broken Frame tours.

Track list

  1. Leave In Silence
  2. My Secret Garden
  3. Monument
  4. Nothing To Fear
  5. See You
  6. Satellite
  7. The Meaning Of Love
  8. A Photograph Of You
  9. Shouldn't Have Done That
  10. The Sun & The Rainfall

For a full list of songs, singles, and B-sides produced for this album, see the list of A Broken Frame songs.

Singles

  1. See You - January 29, 1982
  2. The Meaning Of Love - April 26, 1982
  3. Leave In Silence - August 16, 1982

Songs by BPM

Album BPM range by song
121
116
104
119
140
89
150
145
132
118

Average:
123.4
  • BPM values are plotted from 1 to 184 BPM.
  • In cases where a song features a change in tempo, the tempo at which the majority of the song
    plays takes precedence.
  • Unless noted otherwise, BPMs are estimated values determined by Spotify's Audio Analysis
    algorithm and as such are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate.
Album live plays by song
232
47
34
34
211
48
134
44
47
47

Average:
87.8
  • Song live play values are plotted from zero to 1,100.
  • All values are determined by summing the number of times each song has been performed
    live by Depeche Mode per tour.
  • These totals do not reflect live plays performed by individual members of Depeche Mode
    as part of solo projects, solo tours, or known one-off performances.

Trivia

  • The total number of live song plays from A Broken Frame is 878. This figure is found by summing the number of individual performances for each album track.