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Artist Biography For Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode Is An English Band Founded In 1980 Originally From Basildon Essex United Kingdom. They Are One Of The Most Enduring And Successful Bands That Emerged During The 80s Particularly From The New Wave/new Romantic Era. The Band Name Is Derived From A French Fashion Magazine Dépêche Mode Which Means "fashion Dispatch." The Band Has Been Highly Influential In The Electronic Dance Music Scene Especially Synthpop Techno And Trance Partly Due To Their Innovative Work Recording Techniques And Use Of Sampling. Their Most Successful Album Is Arguably 1990's Violator Which Reached The #2 Position In The UK #7 In The US And Sold Over 8 Million Copies Worldwide. The Band Has Released A Long Series Of High-Charting Singles Over Their Three-Decades Long Career. Enjoy The Silence Is Their Most Recognized Song And One Of History's Most Covered Songs. The Original Line-Up Was Dave Gahan Martin L. Gore Andy Fletcher And Vince Clarke. In December 1981 Clarke Left The Band And Later Formed Yazoo The Assembly And Erasure. Alan Wilder Joined The Group Initially In January 1982 As A Live Keyboardist But Became An Official Member In December 1982. He Left In Mid-1995 To Fully Concentrate On His Recoil Project And The Band Continued As A Trio. In 2010 Wilder Re-Joined Depeche Mode On Stage After 16 Years For A Performance Of Somebody During A Show At London's Royal Albert Hall In Aid Of The Teenage Cancer Trust. Depeche Mode's Origins Date Back To 1977 When Vince Clarke And Andrew Fletcher Formed A Band Called No Romance In China With Clarke On Vocals And Guitar And Fletcher On Bass. In March 1980 Clarke Gore And Fletcher Formed A Band Called Composition Of Sound With Clarke On Vocals/guitar Gore On Keyboards And Fletcher On Bass. Soon After The Formation Of Composition Of Sound Clarke And Fletcher Switched To Synthesizers. Dave Gahan Joined The Band In 1980 After Clarke Heard Him Perform At A Local Scout Hut Jam Session Singing To A Rendition Of David Bowie's "Heroes" And Depeche Mode Was Born. While Playing A Live Gig At The Bridge House In Canning Town Daniel Miller The Founder Of Mute Records Approached The Band Who Proposed A Verbal Contract. The Result Was Their First Single Dreaming Of Me Recorded In December 1980 And Released In February 1981 Reaching Number 57 In The UK Charts And Followed Soon By A Real Contract With Mute. To Date Depeche Mode Have Released 15 Studio Albums Speak & Spell 1981 A Broken Frame 1982 Construction Time Again 1983 Some Great Reward 1984 Black Celebration 1986 Music For The Masses 1987 Violator 1990 Songs Of Faith And Devotion 1993 Ultra 1997 Exciter 2001 Playing The Angel 2005 Sounds Of The Universe 2009 Delta Machine 2013 Spirit 2017 And Memento Mori 2023 8 Compilations People Are People 1984 The Singles 81-85 1985 Catching Up With Depeche Mode 1985 Greatest Hits 1987 The Singles 86>98 1998 Remixes 81-04 2004 The Best Of Depeche Mode Volume 1 2006 The Complete Depeche Mode 2006 5 Live Albums 101 1989 Songs Of Faith And Devotion Live 1993 Recording The Angel A Series Of Live Recordings 2006 Tour Of The Universe Barcelona 20/21 11 09 2009 And Live In Berlin Soundtrack 2014 Over 50 Singles Including Just Can't Get Enough Everything Counts People Are People Master And Servant Shake The Disease Stripped A Question Of Time Strangelove Never Let Me Down Again Personal Jesus Enjoy The Silence World In My Eyes Policy Of Truth I Feel You Walking In My Shoes In Your Room Barrel Of A Gun It's No Good Home Dream On Freelove Precious Wrong And Heaven 14 Live / Video Collections VHS/DVD/Blu-Ray The World We Live In And Live In Hamburg 1985 Some Great Videos 1985 Strange 1988 101 1989 Strange Too 1990 Devotional 1993 The Videos 86>98 1998 One Night In Paris 2002 The Videos 86>98 2002 Touring The Angel Live In Milan 2006 The Best Of - Volume 1 2006 Tour Of The Universe Barcelona 20/21.11.09 2009 Live In Berlin 2014 And Video Singles Collection 2016

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