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Depeche Mode

Only When I Lose Myself

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“Only When I Lose Myself” is Depeche Mode’s thirty-fifth UK single, released on September 7, 1998, exclusive to The Singles 86>98. It’s the first non-studio album single since “It’s Called a Heart” in 1985. It’s also one of the rare singles having two limited editions (“L12/LCD Bong” and “XL12/XLCD Bong” - other being “Enjoy the Silence” and “In Your Room”). There are two B-sides. “Surrender” is the first exclusive vocal B-side since “My Joy” in 1993 from the “Walking in My Shoes” single. The other, is an instrumental called “Headstar”, which is like a mix of “Slowblow” from the “It’s No Good” single, and “Painkiller” from the “Barrel of a Gun” single. Incidentally, a rare remix of “Painkiller” from 1997 is rereleased... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ It's only when I lose myself in someone else ... I find myself ... That I find myself

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More songs by Depeche Mode (See Charts): Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead, A Question Of Lust, Little 15, Boys Say Go, Barrel Of A Gun, Higher Love, Home, World In My Eyes, Stripped, and Dream On.

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