In the bestselling DM canon, this is one of their very best--mature, Euro-elegant, smartly contemporary (thanks to producer Tim "Bomb the Bass" Simenon), honest ("Insight"), edgy ("Barrel of a Gun"), and armed with at least … see full wiki
I have loved DM for about 7 years now, they aren't enough words to discribe how awsome they are. But right before Ultra came out I had given up hope on Depeche Mode. With Gahan's drug problems and the stress of the Devotional tour, I thought DM had called it quits. But one day I was half asleep on my sofa and on MTV they played "Barrel of a Gun". I though I was dreaming, but it was true. Ultra is truly a masterpiece. And I ended up seeing them on tour last year. The show was even better then this album. So after being gone for 4 years DM is back from the grave!!!!