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Depeche Mode

 Anton Corbijn
Formed: 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Vince Clarke, Andrew Fletcher, David Gahan, Martin Gore, Alan Wilder, Andy Fletcher
Biography: Originally a product of Britain's new romantic movement, Depeche Mode went on to become the quintessential electro-pop band of the 1980s. One of the first acts to establish a musical identity based completely around the use of synthesizers, they began their existence as a bouncy dance-pop outfit but ...Read full biography
Released: 1990
Label: Reprise
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In a word, stunning. Perhaps an odd word to use given that Violator continued in the general vein of the previous two studio efforts by Depeche Mode: Martin Gore's upfront lyrical emotional extremism and ...Read full review
Music For The Masses [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1987
Label: Reprise
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Initially the title must have sounded like an incredibly pretentious boast, except that Depeche Mode then went on to do a monstrous world tour, score even more hits in America and elsewhere than ever before, ...Read full review