You need flash!
no cover -  

Depeche Mode

electronic new wave 80s synth pop synthpop

      Depeche Mode are an English band, founded in 1980, originally from the town of Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom. They are one of the most enduring and successful bands to have emerged during the 80s, and particularly from the / era. The band name is derived from a French fashion magazine, Dépêche mode, which means "fashion dispatch."

      The band have been highly influential in the dance music scene, especially synthpop, techno and trance, in part 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 is one of the most covered songs in history.

      The original line-up was Dave Gahan, Martin L. Gore, Andy Fletcher and Vince Clarke. In December 1981, Clarke left the band and later went on to form 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 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 were born.

      While playing a live gig at the Bridge House in Canning Town, the band were approached by Daniel Miller, the founder of Mute Records, who proposed them 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:


      Depeche Mode 572fe0b3e513207d237c7ca53ab52052 Depeche Mode 67c44fbb1eaa431f8ffdee279357490f Depeche Mode 827dd48e767f4b2fb9109143803fed8c Depeche Mode 0c80d7185611c48c791629128978243c Depeche Mode 30cf09027b6545f1bb3a7f5d86cf40b5 Depeche Mode 2d5890c383bde6746f077999f46d96aa Depeche Mode 605b399d82dd404d9ad02a7ff199fd86 Depeche Mode d969cf8cdc02405b8934d4f02e3d7a0c Depeche Mode f8e467ed7b9d6211b6272968e3b9ecf0 Depeche Mode 68aa44be98554c5aa0502069373cc7d5 Depeche Mode 381827c6c1c78a46ac5db92ad66bcc7d Depeche Mode 3eb9a89f54ec46e7994b41a5e9d92990 Depeche Mode 98477a4fa4aa4526bd1599b4db69173b Depeche Mode 66b56c510979429ead4bdfc8d59eec31 Depeche Mode 7b40cc82180f4b9a9ee631d2e292465d Depeche Mode 704ad43081bc49ac9823dbf9cd7065c3 Depeche Mode 9d664dbf07214f04be8ac4d324df534f Depeche Mode 9a623603ed494bb794a36d429d23fdd4 Depeche Mode fc640550da8c4a9ca00a52ccbceae57d Depeche Mode adaad9eb5b6040daad415304290314f1 Depeche Mode a96329853ac14699ba4a16179fed0dc6 Depeche Mode 4bedc33c8d72757ecffa6124faef4937 Depeche Mode 92556b0b0a144716b333f338c5f4e57f Depeche Mode 14ab336fbcdc47559023e4b28152e01d Depeche Mode 145fbba6343643a4a26e06949a1413bc Depeche Mode 7dcf507341c74d92a9a8fe5f0a68e27d Depeche Mode 951807d1cf6d417683eaa3097ff0bf72 Depeche Mode edffba3359da06fe1ac8e3e16b17e8f1 Depeche Mode 8ea8339ce9384617bb3f7b4d36ca4559 Depeche Mode 5d2ce06eb13c42bf80935de28bb8c54e Depeche Mode 5431c0bb21b1425cbb4d66b01b1a2fd3 Depeche Mode 31a72b1a258f406195666a274c903724 Depeche Mode b8b149fdc9ae4e7ba1f25e1526ccd4d0 Depeche Mode dd8d34570a6e42649dce8765f0b770fd Depeche Mode 0c24a259c9664c1caab6524eb22a07a9 Depeche Mode 93da7c70ffa246b5bc8fb6e0f5d80f59 Depeche Mode f6bac666e69b3ff9965ba2c2027631a2 Depeche Mode b71737ab8b61e6c26bed121be9e56b7f Depeche Mode 2fbbbf0424378853b145156ba34bbe76 Depeche Mode a05f8ea6bc1748a5af3ede3b28187efe
      TOPlist