Depeche Mode

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Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode in concert, 2006. Other musicians Peter Gordeno (far left) and Christian Eigner (centre-left), with original members Dave Gahan (centre), Martin Gore (centre-right) and Andy Fletcher (far right).
Depeche Mode in concert, 2006.
Other musicians Peter Gordeno (far left) and Christian Eigner (centre-left), with original members Dave Gahan (centre), Martin Gore (centre-right) and Andy Fletcher (far right).
Background information
Also known asComposition of Sound early 1980
OriginBasildon, Essex, England
GenresSynthpop
New wave
Alternative dance
Dance rock
Alternative rock
Progressive Rock
Electronic rock
Hard rock
Pop rock
Years active1980 (1980)–present
LabelsMute, EMI, Sire, Reprise, Some Bizzare
MembersDave Gahan
Martin Gore
Past member(s)Vince Clarke
Andy Fletcher
Alan Wilder
Websitewww.depechemode.com

Depeche Mode is an English band. They formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980. The band's name was taken from French fashion magazine, Dépêche mode, which means "fashion update" or "fashion news dispatch". Depeche Mode became famous in the 1980s. The band has sold over 100 million records around the world.

Depeche Mode were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2020.

Depeche Mode has two current members: Dave Gahan and Martin Gore.

Discography[change | change source]

Depeche Mode live in Bremen, June 2006

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