Andy Rourke Dies: The Smiths Bassist Was 59
- Andy Rourke, the bass player for the Smiths, died today of pancreatic cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He was 59. His death was announced by his former bandmate, the Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, who said in a statment on social media, “Andy will be remembered as a kind and beautiful […]
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Depeche Mode honour the dead, Lana Del Rey is at her most self-indulgent – the week’s best albums
When your lead singer is a recovered heroin addict who has had so many brushes with death (including heart attacks, suicide attempts and overdoses) that paramedics nicknamed him “The Cat”, calling your 15th album Memento Mori (Latin for “remember death”) might seem like bravado. As it transpired, it was not Dave Gahan who was tempting fate. Songs had been demoed and the album title already chosen when Depeche Mode keyboardist and founder member Andy Fletcher died of a heart attack in May last yeThanks for your feedback!
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Depeche Mode Danced with Death During 2023 Tour Kick-Off: Review
The sentiment of "Memento Mori" ("remember that you have to die") appeared everywhere during the almost two-hour set. Depeche Mode Danced with Death During 2023 Tour Kick-Off: Review Melinda SheckellsThanks for your feedback!
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Playing without Fletch for the first time, here’s how they remembered himThanks for your feedback!
Every Depeche Mode Album, Ranked
Since bursting onto the charts with “Just Can’t Get Enough” in 1981 at the height of new wave, Depeche Mode has proven to be one of the U.K.’s most enduring bands while taking synth pop to dark and dramatic new places. Though it incorporated guitars into hits like “Personal Jesus” and “I Feel You,” Depeche … Every Depeche Mode Album, Ranked Read More » The post Every Depeche Mode Album, Ranked appeared first on SPIN.Thanks for your feedback!
Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan Says It Was 'Strange' to Record New Album 6 Weeks After Andy Fletcher Died
"You take it for granted that people around you are always going to be there," Gahan recently said about Fletcher, who died of an aortic dissection in May 2022Thanks for your feedback!
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Review: Depeche Mode face down the abyss in 'Memento Mori'
“Memento Mori" by Depeche Mode (Columbia Records) And then there were only two. Depeche Mode have always been a genre unto itself: a vibe, a sort of feedback loop that is timeless yet nostalgic, dark, edgy, a little too dark sometimes but always so cool.Thanks for your feedback!
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Depeche Mode Hint at 2024 Australian Tour
Depeche Mode – which currently consists of just vocalist Dave Gahan and songwriter Martin Gore – will release their fifteenth studio album, Memento Mori, this Friday, 24th March. In a new interview with Italian blog Pierluigi Piccini, Gahan indicated the band are planning an Australian tour sometime between now and “spring 2024”. Responding to the […] The post Depeche Mode Hint at 2024 Australian Tour appeared first on Music Feeds.Thanks for your feedback!
With Major Syncs in ‘Cocaine Bear’ and ‘The Last of Us,’ Music Supervisors ‘Just Can’t Get Enough’ of Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode, the pioneering ‘80s U.K. technopop band, has long had a strong following in Los Angeles — thanks to their exposure on local alternative stalwart KROQ — and now they’re proving a favorite of film and TV creative executives. The group, consisting of co-founders Martin Gore and vocalist Dave Gahan after the death of […]Thanks for your feedback!
Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan Says Loss of Andy Fletcher Brought Him Closer to Martin Gore
As Depeche Mode gears up to release its new album Memento Mori on March 24 alongside a massive 75-date North American tour, one key person will be missing: founding member Andy Fletcher, who died suddenly in May at the age of 60. In a new interview with Mojo, Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan opened up about … Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan Says Loss of Andy Fletcher Brought Him Closer to Martin Gore Read More » The post Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan Says Loss of Andy Fletcher Brought Him Closer to MartinThanks for your feedback!
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Depeche Mode Perform “Ghosts Again” and “Personal Jesus” on Colbert: Watch
The new wave icons stopped by late night ahead of the release of their new album Memento Mori. Depeche Mode Perform “Ghosts Again” and “Personal Jesus” on Colbert: Watch Abby JonesThanks for your feedback!