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Band Name Origins:

  • Gore, Clarke, and Fletcher started DM as "Composition of Sound". When singer Dave Gahan was added, he suggested the name Depeche Mode, a name he stole from a French fashion magazine he saw in art school. The band didn't know what it meant at the time (loosely translated to "Hurried Fashion"), but thought it sounded modern and cool, for a while early on insisiting on being called Depeché Mode (pronounced Depeshay), though that pronunciation didn't catch on. Submitted by: Modeman
  • They saw it in a magazine and thought it sounded cool. When asked by an interviewer if they knew that it meant "Lastest Fashion" they claimed that they didn't Submitted by: Lily

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Never Let Me Down A Drain""Never Let Me Down Again"D. Melody Dole, MD
"Use Less Drugs""Useless"redreznor
"W***ing On My Shoes""Walking In My Shoes"redreznor
"Personal Feces""Personal Jesus"electonic
"personal cheez- whiz""personal jesus"shannon

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Sister of Night,"How can night have a sister?J Campbell
"I Am You,"You can only be yourself.Yvette Bristle
"Shake The Disease,"And where would you shake it to, other people? Peter
"Personal Jesus,"What next - a public Buddha?Susanna Viljanen
"World In My Eyes,"You have a pupil in your eye!Sean

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"All I Ask," Adele"Never Let Me Down Again," Depeche Mode
"Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid," Hall And Oates"Enjoy The Silence," Depeche Mode
"Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses?," U2"Somebody," Depeche Mode
"Addicted To Love," Robert Palmer"Just Can't Get Enough," Depeche Mode
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"One Cares" originally "One Caress"
Nice to know one cares (whoever the one is)
Alicia Sturdivant
"Walking In My Hoes" originally "Walking In My Shoes"
Sounds uncomfortable!
Priscilla Gadsden
"Personal Jess" originally "Personal Jesus"
Chandra
"Tripped" originally "Stripped"
Josh
"Waking In My Shoes" originally "Walking In My Shoes"
Shelley Potts

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Once Caress" originally "One Caress"
Alicia Sturdivant
"Dreaming Of Men" originally "Dreaming Of Me"
Serafina
"The Sun And The Moon And The Stares" originally "The Sun And The Moon And The Stars"
Alyssa Jayne
"The Sun And The Moon And The Sitars" originally "The Sun And The Moon And The Stars"
Alyssa Jayne
"The Sun And The Moon And The Stairs" originally "The Sun And The Moon And The Stars"
Alyssa Jayne

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"I Fuel You" originally "I Feel You"
Melissa
"Only When I Hose Myself" originally "Only When I Lose Myself"
Peter
"Oily When I Lose Myself" originally "Only When I Lose Myself"
Peter
"Only When I Dose Myself" originally "Only When I Lose Myself"
Ah, song about a real trip?!?
Natalie Merchant's Millpond
"Dreaming Of Ma" originally "Dreaming Of Me"
Amanda Svenson

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Apr 28
a parody of "Personal Jesus" by Depeche Mode
Best relaxation ever!
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Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"A Pain That I'm Used To""A Clock That I Can See"Johnny Nguyen
"Person Jesus""Personal Demons"Carla Panzram
"Policy of Truth""Policy of Truth 2.0"torivegafan1221
"Enjoy the Silence""This Awful Pilot"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"People are People""Corporations are People"Marc Lisevich
"Just Can't Get Enough""Just Can't Get It Down"Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd
"People are People""White People are Evil"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Just Can't Get Enough""Locked Inside A Trunk"Blaydeman
"Enjoy The Silence""Cup Test"Abbott Skelding
"Just Can't Get Enough""Need To Read The Fluff"the_conqueror_of_parodies

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
A Question Of Lust"Lust for Life" Movie PromoBrandon Reina
Enjoy the SilenceEarplugsJosh
Enjoy The SilenceMime SchoolEd
Enjoy The SilenceBeanoJosh
StrippedStrip ClubEpson
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Enjoy The SilenceNational Association Of The DeafKjersti
Policy Of TruthAny Politician's Answering Machinecrapnel
Enjoy The SilenceSuicidal HotlineMatt Scarborough
Blasphemous RumoursChurchGenevieve
A Question Of LustSex HotlineChristian
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Every Little Counts
   New Order
Everything Counts
   Depeche Mode
Every Little Thing Counts
Megan
Doctor, Doctor
   Thompson Twins
Strangelove
   Depeche Mode
Doctor, Doctor Strangelove
Sounds like a comedy film.
David
A Different Kind Of Pain
   Cold
A Pain That I'm Used To
   Depeche Mode
A Different Kind Of Pain That I'm Used To
Scott
Hot Tonight
   A Flock Of Seagulls
But Not Tonight
   Depeche Mode
You're Hot, But Not Tonight.
F*** You
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Deepeche Purple Mode
Deep Purple combined with Depeche Mode
Submitted By: Chris Caldwell
Depeche Mudd
Depeche Mode combined with Puddle Of Mudd
I just thought it sounded cool.
Submitted By: Cassandra

Misheard Lyrics:

"Personal Jesus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bottom of the liver, you know I'm a forgiver.
Original Lyrics:
I will deliver, you know I'm a forgiver.
"Personal Jesus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone took the weed off the grass,
Someone to tell
Original Lyrics:
Someone to hear your prayers
Someone who cares
"Personal Jesus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Flesh and bone, but it's elephant
Original Lyrics:
Flesh and bone by the telephone
"I Feel You"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the morning of Lala.
This is the dawning of Lala.
I feel you.
Original Lyrics:
This is the morning of our love.
It's just the dawning of our love.
I feel you.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"I Feel You"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the morning of Lala.
This is the dawning of Lala.
I feel you.
Original Lyrics:
This is the morning of our love.
It's just the dawning of our love.
I feel you.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Wisnu Aji

It was not related to Lala Karmela or "La La Land" by Demi Lovato. About this song: "I Feel You" was written by Martin Gore. It was released on 15 February 1993. At that time, their music was more deepest than their previous works with a little bit of rock and a little bit of electronic. This electronic rock song was topping Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks and also reaching #3 on the Dance Club Play Chart, #8 on the UK Singles Chart, and #37 on Billboard's Pop Chart. With reaching the Top 40 on many major charts, "I Feel You" was their highest-charting single internationally to date.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Just Can't Get Enough"
The Funny Lyrics:
I just can't get enough
Why They're Funny:
Two words: Self-explanatory.
Submitted by: DJKaito
 

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Just Can't Get Enough"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Just can't get enough
Why They're Repetitive:
I counted it once: They say 'I just can't get enough' 88 times! Apparently they couldn't get enough of that stupid title.
Submitted by: bergonom
"Just Can't Get Enough"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I just can't get enough
Why They're Repetitive:
May be I just can't get enough (pun intended) of that catchy beat.
Submitted by: dj Kaito

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"New Life"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I stand still stepping on the shady streets
and I watch that man to a stranger
You think you only know me when you turn on the light
Now the room is lit with danger
Why They're Nonsensical:
...Say what ???!! Am I the only one having troubles with these lines (and the rest of this song) or am I missing something? How can one be standing still, yet be 'stepping'??? What 'man' is meant in the next line? How come 'the room is lit with danger '?? (I've checked several sites, and these seem to be the real lyrics, though...)
Submitted by: Henk
"Just Can't Get Enough"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Just like a rainbow, you know you set me free
Why They're Nonsensical:
We have 'album fillers' and now 'rhyme fillers'. What in the name of Hovis does this line mean? I didn't know rainbows were such renowned liberators, the way they just sit there in the sky and never end...
Submitted by: Devil Jones
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Blue dress"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Something so simple - something so trivial
Makes me a happy man - Can't you understand
Why They're Misrhymed:
No, I can't actually. Four 'simple' lines that just don't rhyme (again!) What can I say about Depeche Mode? If there was a Top Ten of Most Misrhymed Lyrics, they definitely would be in it! Nevertheless, they make great music, so who gives a ****?
Submitted by: FaultyDog
"Blue dress"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Put it on - and don't say a word
Put it on - the one that I prefer
Why They're Misrhymed:
I don't know about you, but to me 'word' and 'prefer' just don't rhyme. Still a great song, however.
Submitted by: FaultyDog
There are additional misrhymed lyrics available.

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"Master And Servant"
The Dirty Lyrics:
It's played between the sheets
With you on top and me underneath
Why They're Dirty:
...It took me WAY too long to realize how unsubtle this song is. X_X As for explanation for this submission, well, if it's needed, as is said later in the song, "Domination's the name of the game."
Submitted by: Aninnymouse
"World In My Eyes"
The Dirty Lyrics:
I'll take you to the highest mountain
To the depths of the deepest sea
Why They're Dirty:
It doesn't sound dirty when Dave Gahan sings it, but imagine if a woman were singing it... Highest mountain? Deepest sea? Exactly.
Submitted by: AriBoBari
There are additional dirty lyrics available.

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"Duh-Pesh Mode
Submitted by: Scarlet

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Enjoy The Silence"
The Song Lyrics:
All I ever wanted, all I ever needed
Is here in my arms
Song They Mention:
"All I Ever Wanted" by Santana (1979)
Submitted by: Richard
"Never Let Me Down Again"
The Song Lyrics:
We're flying high, we're watching the world pass us by.
Song They Mention:
"Flying High" - The Commodores.
Submitted by: Gus
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Angel"
Opening Lines:
The angel of love was upon me.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"See You"
Opening Lines:
All I want to do is see you again.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Love In Its Elf" originally "Love In Itself"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"If Eel You" originally "I Feel You"
Submitted by: Peter
"Blasphemous Rum Ours" originally "Blasphemous Rumours"
Our rum is blasphemous and our tequila is sinful.
Submitted by: Consta Pate
"Use Less" originally "Useless"
An environmental plea?
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"Walkin' Gin My Shoes" originally "Walking In My Shoes"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

There are additional Song Title Space Change available.

Band Name Anagrams:

He Ceded Poem Submitted by: Candy Welty
Deep Hem Code Submitted by: Candy Welty
He Deemed Cop Submitted by: Candy Welty
Deep Coed Hem Submitted by: Candy Welty
Deemed Epoch Submitted by: Candy Welty

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Just Cannot Get Huge" originally "Just Can't Get Enough"
Submitted by: Ralph
"A Foe's Sin" originally "Sea Of Sin"
Submitted by: Melissa Officinalis
"Longest Rave" originally "Strangelove"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Great Novels" originally "Strangelove"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Lost Avenger" originally "Strangelove"
Submitted by: Alexis

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Acrostics:

POT: "Policy Of Truth"
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
PAP: "People Are People"
Submitted by: newave

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Blasphemous Rumours"
The Lyrics:
I don't want to start any blasphemous rumours
But I think that god has a sick sense of humour
And when I die I expect to find him laughing
Why:
The rest of the song sounds pretty depressing, but the music for this part of the song sounds rather upbeat and joyous. But the lyrics? Still depressing.
Submitted by: AriBoBari
 

Missing Parts:

"Route 66"
What about the other 65 routes?
Submitted by: ThatAwesomeGuy

Bad Ringtone Choices:

"Master And Servant"
The Lyrics:
Let's play master and servant
Why:
You may want to turn your telephone off so it doesn't go off when you're making out with your boy/girlfriend.
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional Bad Ringtone Choices available.

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