Very few cover versions of Depeche Mode songs get the universal thumbs-up from fans (and probably the band).
Johnny Cash’s Personal Jesus is certainly one.
it is therefore perhaps rather difficult for artists to gain too much appreciation from the wider Depeche fan base when creating their own versions of songs.
The devotees are just extremely protective of their idols’ work…
Anyway, here unto the breach once more, comes US singer Roniit, with her take on Halo.
There are some nods towards the Goldfrapp remix of the song – a track we all know clearly went down well with the band as it was later modified for one of the encores on the on the Delta Machine Tour in 2013 and 2014.
Here it is: