OMG! OMG! My friend Mikael pointed me to this, and I just remembered that Mykel mentioned it too (synth friends have to be named Mikael it seems). It and it is awesome. This is what Speak & Spell would have sounded like had it been released now, or like, a prequel to Speak & Spell.
OK, that messed my music listening plans up. Now I will be listening to this for the foreseeable future. Vince Clark. Martin Gore. (Bows and says “iamnotworthyiamnotworthy”