80s Song of the Day: Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode

Feeling unknown
And you’re all alone
Flesh and bone
By the telephone

personal jesus

Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode was released August 29, 1989, with Dangerous as the B side. It was the lead single from the band’s seventh studio album, Violator.

The song reached No. 13 on the UK Singles Chart and No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was Depeche Mode’s first gold-certified single in the United States.

Watch the music video for the song.


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