Personal Jesus

Depeche Mode

2 cover versions of this song

Original 4,581,224 plays
Johnny Cash1,966,762 plays
Marilyn Manson1,868,788 plays
"Personal Jesus" is Depeche Mode's twenty-third UK single, released on August 29, 1989, and the first single from the then upcoming album Violator. It was written by Martin L. Gore. Since then, the title song has been covered by numerous artists. Inspired by the book Elvis and Me by Priscilla Presley, it was the first hit from the album, reaching #13 on the UK Singles Chart. It was also included in Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the fictional radio station Radio X. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.