Paul Gambaccini interviews the band members separately, asking detailed and thought-provoking questions about the development of the band, the making of Songs Of Faith And Devotion, their attitude to contemporary music and media, and Depeche Mode's internal chemistry. The material was also released on a promotional CD, minus a few short segments and Gambaccini's questions. A highly intelligent interview, indispensable for anyone interested in this era.
" You mentioned the religion and the sex thing; I think they’ve always been very tied in for me. And like, the album title is Songs Of Faith And Devotion, which has a very strong religious leaning to it. We wanted to portray that in the title, but it’s also fairly ambiguous in that, faith in what and devotion to what? "
Please note: This transcript is given below in the order in which the questions are asked on the EPK. On the CD, parts are missed out and the answers are also given in a totally different order. To read the piece in the order of the CD, follow the bookmarks at the end of each paragraph. The numbers given in square brackets, e.g. , mark the beginning of a track on the CD.