~ Release group by Depeche Mode


ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
  • SE1990-02-05
MuteStumm 645016025310647
ViolatorDepeche ModeCassette9
  • US1990-02-21
Sire Records9 26081-4075992608145
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • DE1990-03-19
MuteCD STUMM 64, INT 846.8594006758468594
Violator (Violator & Enjoy the Silence)Depeche Mode2×CD9 + 8
  • JP1990-03-19
Alfa (Japanese imprint)ALCB-334988024110485
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • JP1990-03-19
Violator (Nimbus pressing, without SID codes)Depeche ModeCD9
  • GB1990-03-19
MuteCD Stumm 645016025610648
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • US1990-03-20
Mute, Reprise Records, Sire Records, Columbia House (direct‐mailing distributor of club editions of releases)9 26081-2, W2 26081[none]
Violator (no Specialty ‘S’ logo in matrix)Depeche ModeCD9
  • US1990-03-20
Sire Records9 26081-2075992608121
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
  • GB1990-04-16
MuteStumm 645016025310647
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • AU1990-08-06
Mute, Liberation Records (Australian, big LIB logo or target behind name, 1981-1999; big L and record logo, 2018-)D 30431, D304319399603043127
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
Violator (Columbia House)Depeche ModeCD9
Mute, Sire RecordsW2 26081075992608121
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
Mute, Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)307433268440307432
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
MuteINT 146.859, Stumm 644006751468591
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
MuteCD Stumm 64, CDSTUMM 645016025610648
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
MuteSTUMM 645016025310647
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
MuteCD Stum 645016025610648
Violator (Columbia House)Depeche ModeCD9
Reprise Records, Sire RecordsW2 26081[none]
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
Sire Records9 26081-1075992608114
Violator (Specialty ‘S’ logo in matrix)Depeche ModeCD9
Sire Records, Reprise Records9 26081-2075992608121
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
Mute, IntercordCD Stumm 64, INT 846.859724348400321
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • FR1996-09-13
Labels, Mute, Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)7243 8 41774 2 3724384177423
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
Reprise Records, Sire RecordsCD 26081075992608121
Violator (2005 reissue EMI uDEN)Depeche ModeCD9
Mute5016025610648, 7243 8 41774 2 3, CD Stumm 645016025610648
Violator (collectors edition)Depeche ModeHybrid SACD (CD layer) + Hybrid SACD (SACD layer, 2 channels) + Hybrid SACD (SACD layer, multichannel) + DVD9 + 9 + 9 + 25
  • XE2006-03-31
ViolatorDepeche ModeHybrid SACD (CD layer) + Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) + DVD9 + 9 + 25
  • XE2006-03-31
Mute0094635843323, DMCD7NTSC0094635954326
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • GB2006-04-03
MuteCDXSTUMM 640094635843125
Violator (deluxe edition CD+DVD)Depeche ModeCD + DVD9 + 25
  • US2006-06-06
Rhino (reissue label)R2 77594081227759421
ViolatorDepeche ModeDigital Media15
  • XW2006-06-06
  • -2006
  • US2009-08-04
Rhino (reissue label), Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)[none]
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
  • XE2007-03-09
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
Sire RecordsWBA1-233980093624994596
Violator (collectors edition)Depeche ModeCD + DVD9 + 25
  • XE2009-03-13
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • XE2013-08-13
BMG Rights Management (see annotation), Mute, Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment)88883751332888837513326
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
  • US2014-03-25
Sire RecordsWBA1-233980081227960803
ViolatorDepeche Mode12" Vinyl9
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment), Mute, Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment)88985336751, STUMM64889853367511
Violator (deluxe)Depeche ModeDigital Media15
  • -2016-11-18
Sony Music Entertainment International Ltd886445705119
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • US2017-06-16
Rhino (reissue label), Sire RecordsR2-26081081227934576
Violator (collectors edition, CD + DVD)Depeche ModeCD + DVD9 + 25
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment)88883770802888837708029
Violator (BMG Music Club)Depeche ModeCD9Mute, Reprise Records, Sire Records, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. (BMG company that owned their direct marketing company/club editions)9 26081-2, D 173408[none]
ViolatorDepeche ModeBlu-spec CD + DVD13 + 25
KDK Records (bootleg label), Mute (Bootleg version, pretending to be the real Mute)4607147924952, DMCD74607147924952


remixes:Violated by Various Artists (add compilations to this artist)
Violator: Limited Remix Edition
associated singles/EPs:Enjoy the Silence
Personal Jesus
Policy of Truth
World in My Eyes
included in:The Complete Depeche Mode
part of:Paste: The 50 Greatest Synth-Pop Albums of All Time (number: 4) (order: 4)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 167) (order: 167)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2023 edition (number: 167) (order: 167)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2003 edition (number: 342) (order: 342)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 342) (order: 342)
supporting tours:World Violation Tour
Discogs: [info]
lyrics page: [info]
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Allmusic: [info]
Wikidata:Q683079 [info]