If ever there was a demonstration of a band producing its best work when seemingly falling apart at the seams, this is it. While there may be some argument that Violator was DM's peak, to have produced a follow-up in such trying (and already well documented) circumstances, that for me matches its predecessor, speaks volumes.
SOFAD is a very different animal to Violator, with a harder edge to the production. While I wouldn't necessarilly say it is a better album overall than Violator, all of 'I Feel You', 'Walking In My Shoes','In Your Room', 'Rush' and 'Higher Love' would probably get into a list of my favourite 10 or 12 best DM songs. Only Violator, Ultra (in… Read more