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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
Violator
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
Playing The Angel
Released: 2005
Label: Reprise
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When Ultra was declared the best Depeche Mode album since Violator, those who said so must have forgotten about Songs of Faith and Devotion. When Exciter was declared the best Depeche Mode album since ...Read full review
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