Depeche Mode (Band)

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Depeche Mode
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Depeche Mode /dˌpɛʃˈmd/ are an English electronic band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan (lead vocals, occasional songwriter since 2005), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, chief songwriter after 1981), Andy Fletcher (keyboards), and Vince Clarke (keyboards, chief songwriter from 1980 until 1981). Depeche Mode released their debut record in 1981, Speak & Spell, bringing the band onto the British new wave scene. Clarke left the band after the release of the album, leaving the band as a trio to record A Broken Frame, released the following year. Gore took over lead songwriting duties and, later in 1982, Alan Wilder (keyboards, drums, occasional songwriter) officially joined the band to fill Clarke's spot, establishing a line up that would continue for the next thirteen years. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 222 photos, 1 photo album, 7 magazines, 80 lists, 1,127 albums, 4,008 songs, 2 awards, 141 film credits, 4 news stories, and key facts about Depeche Mode!

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Depeche Mode is a member of the following lists: Columbia Records artists, Brit Award winners, MTV Europe Music Awards winners, Warner Music Group artists, People from Basildon, 1980s music groups, 1990s music groups, 2000s music groups, Musical quartets and Musical trios.

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Band Members


141 Credits »
2009 Depeche Mode: Wrong -
1983 Off the Record -
1991 Obsession from the Depths of the Unconscious -
2016 Final Score -
2016 The Brontes at the BBC -
2016 Out of Vienna -
2015 Pop Gold -
2015 Super League on Sky Sports -
2014 White Bird in a Blizzard -
2014 Ochéntame... otra vez -
2014 Masters Snooker -


4,008 Songs »
1 Enjoy The Silence 1990
2 Precious 2005
3 Just Can't Get Enough 1981
4 Strangelove 1987
5 Policy of Truth 1990
6 Never Let Me Down Again 1987
7 It's No Good 1997
8 Dream On 2001
9 People are People 1984
10 World in My Eyes 1990
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


2 Awards »
Nominated for 2 Awards

In The News

4 Stories »


80 Lists »
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