Depeche Mode facts for kids
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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).
|Origin||Basildon, Essex, England|
|Labels||Mute, EMI, Sire, Reprise, Some Bizzare|
|Associated acts||Yazoo, Erasure, Recoil|
|Past members||Vince Clarke (1980-1981)
Alan Wilder (1982-1995)
Depeche Mode is an English band. It 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 has three members:
- Dave Gahan
- Martin Lee Gore
- Andrew Fletcher
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Touring the Angel concert in Bremen, June 2006.
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