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Dave Gahan

Born 9 May 1962.
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Dave Gahan talks to Shaun Keaveny

Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan joins Shaun in the studio.

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David "Dave" Gahan (born 9 May 1962) is an English singer-songwriter, best known as the baritone lead singer for the British electronic music band Depeche Mode since their debut in 1980. He is also an accomplished solo artist, releasing albums in 2003 (Paper Monsters) and 2007 (Hourglass). Though his bandmate Martin Gore continues to be the main Depeche Mode songwriter, Gahan has contributed a number of songs to the band's most recent albums, Playing the Angel (2005), Sounds of the Universe (2009) and Delta Machine (2013). Three of these songs were released as singles, including "Suffer Well" in 2005 "Hole to Feed" in 2009 and "Should Be Higher" in 2013. In 2012, he also contributed lyrics and sang lead vocals on the Soulsavers album The Light the Dead See. Q magazine ranked Gahan no. 73 on the list of the "100 Greatest Singers" and no. 27 on "The 100 Greatest Frontmen".

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  1. Review of Hourglass

    Hourglass 2007

    Reviewed by Al Spicer
    Welcome back to Dave's deliciously dark world...
  2. Review of Paper Monsters

    Paper Monsters 2003

    Reviewed by Kate Lawrence
    'Hidden Houses' is deliciously devilish and angelic in equal measure and demonstrates...
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