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Depeche Mode: That Was Then…This Is Now

by | 22nd, March 2013

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DEPECHE Mode were “ The most popular electronic band the world has ever known ”. They might still be. In 1988, the band’s Dave Gahan and Andy Fletcher appeared on the BBC2 TV show  That Was Then…This Is Now .

The band are back with a new album, Delta Machine . They’ve been talking to The Times :

Simon Cowell, “the baron of bland called them weird “:

“That was great,” Gore giggles during a break from filming their new video, Soothe My Soul, in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan. Gore, 51, had joked in an interview that “somebody should shoot” Cowell, who tweeted back: “A ton of people have got shot this year, and people like weirdo Gore encourage this.” Gore was surprised that “a little flippant comment” got such a response — although, he adds with a grin, “I think the majority of the world agreed with me”.

They’ve sold 100million albums. But won just one Brit award, for Best Single in 1991 (Enjoy the Silence). K eyboardist Andy Fletcher,

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