On this day in history (November, 1978), The Police released their debut album Outlandos d’Amour featuring the singles Roxanne, Can’t Stand Losing You and So Lonely.
On this day in history (November 1, 1984), Cocteau Twins released their 3rd studio album Treasure on 4AD
On this day in history (October 28, 1977), Sex Pistols released their only studio album “Never Mind The Bullocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols”. This album featured the singles Anarchy In The UK, God Save The Queen, Pretty Vacant and Holidays In The Sun”.
On this day in history (October 24, 1995), The Smashing Pumpkins released their 3rd studio album Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness in the US (it was released the day before in the UK). This double album featured the singled Bullet With Butterfly Wings, 1979, Tonight Tonight, Zero and Thirty Three
On this day in history (October 23, 1986), Iggy Pop released his 7th studio album Blah Blah Blah featuring the singles Cry For Love, Real Wild Child, Shades, Fire Girl and Isolation
On this day in history (October 22, 1993), Canadian singer-songwriter, Sarah McLachlan, released her 2nd studio album Fumbling Towards Ecstasy featuring the singles Possession, Hold On and Good Enough.
On this day in history (October 21, 1985), Simple Minds released their 7th studio album Once Upon A Time featuring the singles Alive And Kicking, Sanctify Yourself and All The Things She Said.
On this day in history (October 20, 1989), Nine Inch Nails released their debut studio album Pretty Hate Machine. This album features the singles Down In It, Head Like A Hole and Sin.
On this day in history (October 17, 2005), Depeche Mode released their 11th studio album Playing The Angel in the UK. The following day, it was released in North America.
On this day in history (October 16, 1981), the British synthpop band Human League released their 3rd studio album called Dare.
Depeche Mode certainly is no stranger to box sets. Today, they have announced another called MODE which is a comprehensive collection of the bands work.
The nominee class of 2020 for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has been announced, and it includes a few artists of interest to Strangeways followers.