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"World in My Eyes"
World in My Eyes cover
Single by Depeche Mode
from the album Violator
B-side(s) "Happiest Girl", "Sea of Sin"
Released September 17, 1990
Format Vinyl record 7", 12", CD
Recorded 1990
Genre Synthpop
Length 7" - 3:58
12" - 7:29
Label Mute Records
Writer(s) Martin Gore
Producer(s) Depeche Mode and Flood
Chart positions
Depeche Mode singles chronology
"Policy of Truth"
(1990)
"World in My Eyes"
(1990)
"I Feel You"
(1993)

"World in My Eyes" is Depeche Mode's twenty-sixth UK single, released on September 17, 1990, and the fourth and final single for the album Violator. Image File history File links DepecheModeWorldInMyEyes. ... In music, a single is a short (usually ten minutes or less*) record, usually featuring one or two tracks as A-side, often accompanied by several B-sides, usually remixes or other songs. ... Depeche Mode is an electronic music band from the town of Basildon, England, founded in 1980. ... Violator is Depeche Modes seventh full-length album. ... It has been suggested that Double A-side be merged into this article or section. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... This article is about the year. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Synthpop is a style of popular music in which the synthesizer is the dominant musical instrument. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Mute Records is a record label formed in 1978 by Daniel Miller primarily to release his own single, T.V.O.D./Warm Leatherette, under the moniker The Normal. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Depeche Mode is an electronic music band from the town of Basildon, England, founded in 1980. ... Mark Ellis a. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Modern Rock Tracks chart is a music chart that has appeared in Billboard magazine since the early 1980s. ... Billboards Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart is a weekly national survey of what songs are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... Depeche Mode is an electronic music band from the town of Basildon, England, founded in 1980. ... Policy of Truth is Depeche Modes twenty-fifth UK single, released on May 7, 1990, and the third single for the album Violator. ... I Feel You is Depeche Modes twenty-seventh UK single, released on February 15, 1993, and the first single for the then upcoming album Songs of Faith and Devotion. ... Depeche Mode is an electronic music band from the town of Basildon, England, founded in 1980. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... Violator is Depeche Modes seventh full-length album. ...


The cover art for "World in My Eyes" has a photo of one of the band members making a shape similar to that of glasses with their hands. On the Limited 12", there are pictures of all four members.


The "Oil Tank mix" is considered one of the best mixes of all time by many fans. The great mix of both original and new samples and sounds brings the whole song to a new level. The "Mode to Joy" is more of a dance remix adding a techno beat.


"World in My Eyes" has two exclusive B-sides, making Violator the only Depeche Mode album with all four singles having at least one exclusive B-Side, including instrumentals. The later album Songs of Faith and Devotion only has one, and while all four Music for the Masses singles have at least one B-side, some of them do appear on the album. In addition, the Construction Time Again singles each had exclusive B-sides, but there were only two singles in support of that album. The B-sides for "World in My Eyes" are "Happiest Girl" and "Sea of Sin". Songs of Faith and Devotion is Depeche Modes eighth full-length album, which was released on March 22, 1993. ... Music for the Masses is the sixth proper studio album by Depeche Mode. ... Released by Depeche Mode in 1983, this album saw two shifts in DMs sound. ...


"Happiest Girl [Jack Mix]" and "Sea of Sin [Tonal Mix]" are the main 7" versions. "Regular" versions were never released or rather these mixes are the regular versions according to interviews and the official website.


The music video for "World in My Eyes" is directed by Anton Corbijn. There are two versions, the original version was not originally released to the public until The Videos 86-98. The original music video features some footage from the World Violation Tour, while David Gahan and a girl he's with watch it from a drive-in theater. The alternate version on Strange Too features the band in the car instead, more live footage, and the silent ending with David is longer. U2 and I, a book with photographs Corbijn made of U2 Anton Corbijn (born May 20, 1955 in Strijen, the Netherlands) is a photographer who is also well known for directing music videos, including Depeche Modes late 1989 clip Personal Jesus and Nirvanas Heart-Shaped Box (1993). ... The Videos 86>98 is a music video compilation by Depeche Mode, featuring almost two dozen music videos directed by a variety of directors, released in 1998. ... David Gahan (born May 9, 1962 in Epping, Essex, England) is the baritone lead singer for English Electro stalwarts, Depeche Mode. ... Strange Too is the third music video compilation by Depeche Mode, featuring more videos directed by Anton Corbijn, released in 1990. ...

Contents


Track listings

7": Mute / Bong20 (UK)

  1. "World in My Eyes" (3:58)
  2. "Happiest Girl [Jack Mix]" (4:57)
  3. "Seaa of Sin [Tonal Mix]" (4:43)

12": Mute / 12Bong20 (UK)

  1. "World in My Eyes [Oil Tank Mix]" (7:29)
  2. "Happiest Girl [Kiss-A-Mix]" (6:15)
  3. "Sea of Sin [Sensoria]" (6:06)

12": Mute / L12Bong20 (UK)

  1. "World in My Eyes [Dub in My Eyes]" (6:55)
  2. "World in My Eyes [Mode to Joy]" (6:32)
  3. "Happiest Girl [The Pulsating Orbital Mix]" (6:28)

CD: Mute / CDBong20 (UK)

  1. "World in My Eyes" (4:00)
  2. "World in My Eyes [Oil Tank Mix]" (6:53)
  3. "Happiest Girl [Kiss-A-Mix]" (5:24)
  4. "Sea of Sin [Tonal Mix]" (3:37)
  • The reason why the three mixes are shorter is because the CD single was planned to be a 3" CD and the songs were edited down to fit. However, even after the 3" plans were scrapped in favor of a regular CD, the edits were used anyway.

CD: Mute / LCDBong20 (UK)

  1. "World in My Eyes [Dub in My Eyes]" (6:57)
  2. "World in My Eyes [Mode to Joy]" (6:31)
  3. "Happiest Girl [The Pulsating Orbital Vocal Mix]" (8:01)
  4. "Sea of Sin [Sensoria]" (6:07)
  5. "World in My Eyes [Mayhem Mode]" (4:58)
  6. "Happiest Girl [Jack Mix]" (4:57)

CD: Mute / CDBong20X (EU)

  1. "World in My Eyes" (3:58)
  2. "Happiest Girl [Jack Mix]" (4:58)
  3. "Sea of Sin [Tonal Mix]" (4:43)
  4. "World in My Eyes [Oil Tank Mix]" (7:50)
  5. "Happiest Girl [Kiss-A-Mix]" (6:15)
  6. "Sea of Sin [Sensoria]" (6:07)
  7. "World in My Eyes [Dub in My Eyes]" (6:54)
  8. "World in My Eyes [Mode to Joy]" (6:32)
  9. "Happiest Girl [The Pulsating Orbital Mix]" (6:26)
  10. "World in My Eyes [Mayhem Mode]" (4:56)
  11. "Happiest Girl [The Pulsating Orbital Vocal Mix]" (8:01)
  • The third CD is the 2004 re-release
  • The "Oil Tank Mix" in this CD has a longer intro

CD: Sire/Reprise / 9 21735-2 (US)

  1. "World in My Eyes" (3:59)
  2. "World in My Eyes [Oil Tank Mix]" (7:29)
  3. "Happiest Girl [The Pulsating Orbital Mix]" (6:28)
  4. "Sea of Sin [Tonal Mix]" (4:44)
  5. "World in My Eyes [Mode to Joy]" (6:32)
  6. "Happiest Girl [Jack Mix]" (4:58)"
  7. "Sea of Sin [Sensoria]" (6:07)

Released October 16th 1990 October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... This article is about the year. ...


All songs written by Martin L. Gore Martin Lee Gore (born July 23, 1961 in London, England) has been a member of the band Depeche Mode since their inception. ...


Chart trajectory

UK Singles chart trajectory
Week 01 02 03 04 05 06
Chart position 28 21 17 22 46 66

External links

  • Single information from the official Depeche Mode web site
Depeche Mode
David Gahan | Martin Gore | Andrew Fletcher
Vince Clarke | Alan Wilder
Depeche Mode discography
Albums: Speak & Spell | A Broken Frame | Construction Time Again | Some Great Reward | Black Celebration
Music for the Masses | Violator | Songs of Faith and Devotion | Ultra | Exciter | Playing the Angel
Compilations: People Are People | The Singles 81>85 | Catching Up with Depeche Mode | The Singles 86>98 | Remixes 81 - 04
Live Albums: 101 | Songs of Faith and Devotion Live
Singles: Dreaming of Me | New Life | Just Can't Get Enough | See You | The Meaning of Love | Leave in Silence | Get the Balance Right | Everything Counts | Love, in Itself | People are People | Master and Servant | Blasphemous Rumours / Somebody | Shake the Disease | It's Called a Heart | Stripped | A Question of Lust | A Question of Time | Strangelove | Never Let Me Down Again | Behind the Wheel | Little 15 | Everything Counts (Live) | Personal Jesus | Enjoy the Silence | Policy of Truth | World in My Eyes I Feel You | Walking in My Shoes | Condemnation | In Your Room | Barrel of a Gun | It's No Good | Home | Useless | Only When I Lose Myself | Dream On | I Feel Loved | Freelove | Goodnight Lovers | Enjoy the Silence 04 | Precious | A Pain That I'm Used To | Suffer Well | John the Revelator / Lilian
Videos: The World We Live In and Live in Hamburg | Some Great Videos | Strange | 101 | Strange Too
Devotional | The Videos 86>98 | One Night in Paris
Related articles
Synthpop | Depeche Mode Tours | Mute Records | Paper Monsters | Counterfeit e.p. | Counterfeit²

  Results from FactBites:
 
World in My Eyes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (564 words)
"World in My Eyes" is Depeche Mode's twenty-sixth UK single, released on September 17, 1990, and the fourth and final single for the album Violator.
The cover art for "World in My Eyes" has a photo of one of the band members making a shape similar to that of glasses with their hands.
The B-sides for "World in My Eyes" are "Happiest Girl" and "Sea of Sin".
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