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Depeche Mode are an English electronic band that formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980

The group consists of founders Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, and Andy Fletcher 

Depeche Mode released their debut album Speak & Spell in 1981

Original band member Vince Clarke (keyboards, guitar), left the band after the release of the album, leaving the band as a trio to record A Broken Fame

Some of their most popular songs include Enjoy The Silence from Violator (1990), Never Let Me Down Again from Music For The Masses (1987) and Stripped from Black Celebration (1986)

Depeche Mode have had 50 songs in the UK Singles Chart and seventeen top 10 albums in the UK chart

They have sold over 100 million records worldwide 

In December 2016 Billboard magazine named Depeche Mode the 10th most successful dance club artist of all time  

In October 2017 it was announced Depeche Mode is one of the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018 

The band have released a total of 14 studio albums, 10 compilation albums, six live albums, eight box sets, 13 video albums, 71 music videos, and 54 singles.