Songs from the 80s
Depeche Mode are an electro/pop band who formed in 1980, in Basildon, UK. The original line-up was Dave Gahan (lead vocals), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, chief songwriter after 1981), Andrew Fletcher (keyboards) and Vince Clarke
(keyboards, chief songwriter 1980–81 and now in Erasure).
Vince Clarke left the band after
the release of their 1981 debut album. He went on to form Yazoo with vocalist Alison Moyet, and was replaced by Alan Wilder
with Gore taking over songwriting.
Wilder left the band in 1995 and since then Gahan, Gore, and Fletcher have continued as a trio.
Depeche Mode are one of the most successful, influential,
longest-lived bands that have emerged from the early 80's. They have
had forty-five songs in the UK singles chart and #1 albums in UK, US and throughout countries in Europe.
Speak & Spell (1981) #10
A Broken Frame (1982) #8
Construction Time Again (1983) #6
Some Great Reward (1984) #5
Black Celebration (1986) #4
Music For The Masses (1987) #10
Violator (1990) #2
Songs Of Faith And Devotion (1993) #1
Ultra (1997) #1
Exciter (2001) #9
Playing The Angel (2005) #6
Sounds Of The Universe (2009) #2
Delta Machine (2013)
#UK Album Chart Positions
Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough
(live at Wembley Arena in 1986)
A brand new single from Depeche Mode is released on March 18th 2013. Entitled Heaven, this is the lead single from the forthcoming album Delta Machine which is launched on March 25th in the UK and 26th in the U.S.