Depeche Mode (/dəˌpɛʃ-, diː-, dɪ-/) 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 main 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.
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Topics include the band's early Essex years, its first successes and the departure of its main songwriter Vince Clarke, its sexy leather-clad middle period, and its later growing popularity in the .
The discography of English electronic music group Depeche Mode consists of 14 studio albums, six live albums, ten compilation albums, 12 box sets, 13 video albums, 55 singles and 70 music videos. The band's music has been released on several labels, including Some Bizzare, Mute Records, Sire Records, Reprise Records, and Columbia Records.
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Depeche Mode, a group of post-punk pop performers who broke new ground in the field of computer-assisted music during the 1980s, have become the most successful ‘electro-synth’ band ever, according to the group’s biography at MT. om. Since then Depeche Mode has had little trouble placing singles on the top 40 charts and selling albums by the millions
The roots of Depeche Mode date to 1976, when Basildon, England-based keyboardists Vince Clarke and Andrew Fletcher first teamed to form the group No Romance in China. The band proved short-lived, and by 1979 Clarke had formed French Look, another duo featuring t Martin Gore; Fletcher soon signed on, and the group rechristened itself Composition of Sound. Initially, Clarke handled vocal chores, but in 1980 singer David Gahan was brought in to complete the lineup.