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Birth name  David M. Allen
Role  record producer
Name  David Allen
Years active  1976–present

David M. Allen

Born  26 June 1953 (age 70) , Twickenham, England (1953-06-26)
Genres  Rock, new wave, electronic, synthpop
Instruments  Bass, vocals, keyboards
Associated acts  Pinpoint, the Human League, the Cure

Occupation(s)  Musician, songwriter

Similar  Boris Williams, Mark Saunders (record producer), Wayne Hussey

Genetic Tapes Sampler David M Allen

the cure - lovesong (extended mix)

David M. Allen is a British record producer, engineer and mixer. He is mostly known for his work with new wave, synthpop and goth rock bands including The Cure, the Sisters of Mercy, the Chameleons, Depeche Mode, the Mission, The Associates, The Human League, Clan of Xymox, Gianna Nannini, Shelleyan Orphan and others. He also produced Neneh Cherry's hit album Man.


He created Blank Multimedia in 1994 operating from the home of XFM during 1995–1997, designed websites for Chrysalis Records and Rough Trade Records, and made an interactive cross-platform CD+ featuring The Plunge Club with music from Andy M. Wright. Blank organised a 24-hour Internet art gallery, groundbreaking for its time.

Studio albums

  • The MembersGoing West
  • The Cure – The Top
  • The Cure – The Head on the Door
  • The Cure – Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
  • The Cure – Disintegration
  • The Cure – Wish
  • 12 Drummers Drumming - Loveless
  • The Sisters Of Mercy – First And Last And Always
  • The Chameleons – Strange Times
  • The Associates – Waiting for the Love Boat
  • Wire - Manscape
  • Gianna Nannini - Scandalo
  • Poems for Laila - La filette triste
  • Gianna Nannini - X Forza E X Amore
  • Gianna Nannini - Dispetto
  • The Damned - Not of This Earth
  • Frente - Shape
  • Feline - Save Your Face
  • Neneh Cherry - Man
  • The Mission - Aura
  • The Mission - The Brightest Light
  • David M. Allen - The Genetic Tape
  • Sennen - Lost Harmony
  • The Psychedelic Furs - Book of Days
  • Live albums

  • The Cure – Concert
  • Gianna Nannini - Giannissima
  • Singles

  • Depeche Mode - It's Called a Heart
  • Dead or Alive - Misty Circles
  • Yassassin - Pretty Face
  • Yassassin - Cherry Pie
  • Remixes

  • Depeche Mode - Route 66
  • Thomas Leer – Heartbeat
  • The Human League - Life On Your Own
  • Films

  • The Cure – The Cure in Orange
  • References

    David M. Allen Wikipedia