Depeche Mode
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Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode Biography (Wikipedia)

Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex, in 1980. The group currently consists of a trio of Dave Gahan (lead vocals and co-songwriting), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar and chief songwriting), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards).

Depeche Mode released their debut album Speak & Spell in 1981, bringing the band onto the British new wave scene. Founding member Vince Clarke left after the release of the album; they recorded A Broken Frame as a trio. Gore took over as primary songwriter and, later in 1982, Alan Wilder joined to fill Clarke's spot, establishing a lineup that continued for 13 years.

The band's last albums of the 1980s, Black Celebration and Music for the Masses, established them as a dominant force within the electronic music scene. A highlight of this era was the band's June 1988 concert at the Pasadena Rose Bowl, where they drew a crowd in excess of 60,000 people. In early 1990, they released Violator, an international mainstream success. The following album, Songs of Faith and Devotion in 1993 was also a success, though internal struggles within the band during recording and touring resulted in Wilder's departure in 1995.

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Just Can't Get Enough
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Just Can't Get Enough
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Enjoy the Silence
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Enjoy the Silence
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Enjoy The Silence (Reinterpreted)
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Enjoy The Silence (Reinterpreted)
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Strangelove
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Strangelove
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Personal Jesus
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Personal Jesus
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See You
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See You
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6 Music Festival: 2017
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6 Music Festival, Glasgow
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6 Music Festival: 2017

6 Music Festival, Glasgow

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