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Martin L. Gore - 90% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock
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23 July 1961, Basildon, Essex, England. Gore has spent most of his music career as the keyboard player and main songwriter with the highly successful Depeche Mode, happily surrendering the spotlight to the band’s more flamboyant frontman Dave Gahan. Gore was one of the original founding members of Depeche Mode with Vince Clarke and Andy Fletcher, and following the depar Read more

Recoil - 66% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz
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Recoil is the name of the solo project created by Alan Wilder (Alan Charles Wilder, 1 June 1959, Hammersmith, London, England). A talented pianist and flautist while at school, Wilder became a studio assistant and session musician at London recording studios at the age of 16 before graduating through various unsuccessful bands such as the Dragons, Dafne And The Tenderspots, Read more

Camouflage - 62% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Erasure - 62% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Dance Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
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Keyboard player and arranger Vince Clarke (Vincent John Martin, 3 July 1960, South Woodford, London, England) had already enjoyed success as a member of Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and the Assembly when he decided to undertake a new project in 1985. The plan was to record an album with 10 different singers, but after auditioning vocalist Andy Bell (b. 25 April 1964, Peterborough, C Read more

New Order - 47% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Spoken Word
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When Joy Division’s Ian Curtis committed suicide in May 1980 the three remaining members, Bernard Sumner (Bernard Dicken, 4 January 1956, Broughton, Salford, Lancashire, England; guitar/vocals), Peter Hook (b. 13 February 1956, Salford, Lancashire, England; bass) and Stephen Morris (b. 28 October 1957, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England; drums) continued under the name New Read more

Yaz - 45% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - 43% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts
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Duran Duran - 42% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Action & Adventure Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks
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Borrowing their name from a character in the cult 60s science fiction movie Barbarella, this UK pop band achieved global fame in the early 80s thanks to a series of catchy synthpop tunes, a strong visual image, and expensively produced promotional videos which enjoyed endless rotation on the nascent MTV music channel. Read more

Pet Shop Boys - 42% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Dance Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks R&B / Soul
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Formed by Neil Tennant (10 July 1954, North Shields, Northumberland, England; vocals) and Chris Lowe (b. Christopher Sean Lowe, 4 October 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; keyboards) in 1981, this highly inventive UK duo owes their long-term career to the ability to bridge melodic pop and dance music with intelligence and style. Read more

The Cure - 41% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music Theme
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Formed in 1976 as the Easy Cure, this UK band originally comprised Robert Smith (21 April 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; guitar/vocals), Michael Dempsey (b. 29 November 1958, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia; bass) and Laurence ‘Lol’ Tolhurst (b. 3 February 1959, Horley, Surrey, England; drums, later switching to keyboards). After struggling to find a niche duri Read more

A-ha - 39% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Formed in early 1983 this Norwegian rock trio comprises Morten Harket (14 September 1959, Kongsberg, Norway; vocals), Magne Furuholmen (b. 1 November 1962, Manglerud, Oslo, Norway; keyboards) and Pål Waaktaar (b. Pål Garnst, 6 September 1961, Manglerud, Oslo, Norway; guitar). After several years spent playing in various Scandinavian bands, including Spider Empire Read more

Gary Numan - 37% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts
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Gary Anthony James Webb, 8 March 1958, Hammersmith, London, England. Originally appearing under the group name Tubeway Army, Numan enjoyed enormous success in the UK at the close of the 70s. His Kraftwerk / David Bowie -influenced electronic music saw Tubeway Army top the UK charts in May 1979 with ‘Are Friends Electric?’ By September 1979 Numan had abandoned the g Read more

Ultravox - 36% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient
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The initial premise of Ultravox came from the 70s school of electro rock represented by pioneers Kraftwerk and the glam rock of Brian Eno and Roxy Music. Formed in 1974, initially as Tiger Lily, the early line-up comprised Royal College Of Art student John Foxx (Dennis Leigh, Chorley, Lancashire, England; vocals), Steve Shears (guitar), Warren Cann (b. 20 May 1952, Victoria, Read more

Alphaville - 35% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock
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This polished Euro rock band had its origins in the Westphalian provinces of North Germany. They came together in Münster and started their career as a trio in Enger, near Bielefeld on New Year’s Eve 1982 under the moniker Forever Young with Marian Gold (Hartwig Schierbaum, 26 May 1954, Herford, Germany; vocals), Bernhard Lloyd (b. Bernhard Gössling, 2 June 19 Read more

Soft Cell - 35% match to Depeche Mode

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Formed in Leeds, England, in 1980 this electro pop duo features vocalist Marc Almond (Peter Mark Sinclair Almond, 9 July 1957, Southport, Lancashire, England) and synthesizer player Dave Ball (b. David Ball, 3 May 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England). The art school twosome came to the attention of Some Bizzare Records entrepreneur Stevo following the release of their sel Read more

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