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1985

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    Depeche Mode Back To The Wall (No. 1, 1986)

    Back To The Wall [No. 1, 22nd February 1986. Words: Max Bell. Pictures: John Stoddart.] Depeche Mode explain themselves For Depeche Mode Berlin has become a second home. It’s a city which suits their temperament and throws a reflection across their music. Berlin is a strange, eerie place...
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    Depeche Mode Depeche Mode The Singles 81-85 (Record Mirror, 1985)

    DEPECHE MODE ‘The Singles 81-85’ (Mute MUTEL1) [Record Mirror, 19th October 1985, Words: Lesley O'Toole.] ‘Dreaming Of Me’. Dreaming of those halcyon (?) days of New Romanticism, when the Deps were pretty darned hip and Martin Gore looked vaguely masculine. ‘New Life’. The new life...
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    Depeche Mode Everything Counts (In Large Amounts) (Number One, 1985)

    Everything Counts (In Large Amounts) [Number One, 19th October 1985. Words: Paul Bursche. Pictures: John Stoddart.] Depeche Mode are celebrating their coming of age with a singles collection. No.1 chronicles their career from leather through suits to leather, from futurism through sex to the...
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    Depeche Mode Are Depeche Mode Cracking Up? (Smash Hits, 1985)

    Are Depeche Mode Cracking Up? [Smash Hits, 9th-22nd October 1985. Words: Chris Heath. Pictures: Steve Rapport.] Well, Martin did disappear to Germany for a week recently. And Alan reckons he doesn’t know who he is half the time. Certainly sounds a bit spooky, reckons Chris Heath… Photos Steve...
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    Depeche Mode Fake The Disease (NME, 1985)

    Fake The Disease Will Depeche Mode – chart-thrashing chaps though they are – ever find the energy to progress into a more adventurous avenue? This is Danny Kelly’s gripe, which he puts first to that nice young man in the leather skirt, then to the rest of the group. Photography (12” mix) by...
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    Depeche Mode The Normal Invasion (The Hit, 1985)

    The Normal Invasion [The Hit, 28th September 1985. Words: Marc Issue. Pictures: John Stoddart.] Depeche Mode were in their full regalia for our conversation. Any amount of pancake spot cover and rouge, powders and paints – regular working class lads made good. Or at least, made up. The...
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    Depeche Mode Aces High (Zig Zag, 1985)

    Aces High [Zig Zag, August 1985. Words: William Shaw. Pictures: Coneyl Jay.] Hell would be like this: a subterranean nighterie where champagne swilling P.R. types linger under ultraviolet around a dance floor and unfortunate girls struggle in inadequate nylon leotards to avoid the straying...
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    Depeche Mode What We Did On Our Holidays (Smash Hits, 1985)

    What We Did On Our Holidays [Smash Hits, 5th June 1985. Words: Maureen Rice. Pictures: Depeche Mode.] It’s that time of year again. The time when the sun shines, birds sing in the treetops, flowers wave gently in the breeze and we get our annual works-outing-to-Blackpool snaps out of the...
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    Depeche Mode The Last Of The Futurists (Record Mirror, 1985)

    The Last Of The Futurists [Record Mirror, 25th May 1985. Words: Betty Page. Pictures: Ian Hooton.] There are fifteen thousand futurists in Orange County, California. Not many people know that, but Depeche Mode discovered them single-handed. Yeah, you remember futurists, running concurrent...
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    Alan Wilder Alan Wilder: The Band Boy (No.1, 1985)

    Alan Wilder: The Band Boy [No.1, 25th May 1985. Pictures: Uncredited.] Alan Wilder is ‘the musician’ in Depeche Mode. Ironically, that counted against him when they joined, as the others still wanted to prove they could get along without Vince Clarke. In the last of our interviews, Alan talks...
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    Andy Fletcher Andy Fletcher: The Brigade Boy (No.1, 1985)

    Andy Fletcher: The Brigade Boy [No.1, 18th May 1985. Pictures: John Stoddart.] Whatever you imagined about Depeche Mode, the truth is stranger – and a lot more interesting. After Dave Gahan’s tales of teenage rampage, and Martin Gore’s perverse paradoxes, we come to Andy… A founder...
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    Martin Gore Martin Gore: The Decadent Boy (No. 1, 1985)

    Martin Gore: The Decadent Boy [No. 1, 11th May 1985. Pictures: Uncredited.] I led a normal childhood. Family life was stable, nothing too traumatic occurred. I remember I was a very good boy until the age of five when I went through a phase of beating up other children. One day my...
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    Dave Gahan Dave Gahan: The Wild Boy (No.1, 1985)

    Dave Gahan: The Wild Boy [No.1, 4th May 1985. Pictures: John Stoddart.] Depeche Mode are part underground cult, part pop stars. Despite their huge success they are still on Mute, a small independent label, and they refuse to compromise with the music business. The four...
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    Depeche Mode Coming Up Smiling (The Face, 1985)

    Coming Up Smiling [The Face, February 1985. Words: Sheryl Garratt. Pictures: Steve Pyke.] Martin Gore is reading out a letter by a fan who somehow acquired a pair of his zipped leather undies and has now decided to send them back. She is anxious because she couldn't wash them first, and...
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    Depeche Mode Boys Keep Swinging (No. 1, 1985)

    Boys Keep Swinging [No. 1, 19th January 1985. Words: Max Bell. Pictures: John Stoddart.] Pop groups come and go, but Depeche Mode keep on getting bigger and better. Max Bell joined them on tour in Germany – and if you thought they were just quiet lads from Basildon, you must’ve been...
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    Martin Gore Martin Gore: Me And My Leather (Unknown magazine, 1985)

    Martin Gore: Me And My Leather [Unknown magazine, 1985] “I wear leather for the image but the feel is equally important. Leather feels good against the skin. It moves when you move. Black leather in particular has an appeal. A black jacket always looks cool and it also looks sexy. I can’t...
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    Depeche Mode 1985-05-04 The Saturday Picture Show

    1985-05-04 The Saturday Picture Show (Martin Gore & Alan Wilder UK Interview)
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    Depeche Mode (1985) Black Celebration Demo Tape

    demoderus разместил(а) новый ресурс: Black Celebration Demo Tape - 1981 demos for the "Black Celebration" [FLAC] Посмотреть страницу этого ресурса...
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    FLAC Black Celebration Demo Tape

    Black Celebration Demo Tape Year: 1985 License: No publishing information available Tracks: 7 Source: dmlive wiki, ligushka The songs as having been recorded in January 1985 and 4-6-'85 (probably June 4, 1985, or possibly the range of April through June 1985), though there is some uncertainty...
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    Martin Gore (1985 - 1986) Martin Gore Other Demos & Studio Outtakes

    Martin Gore Demos & Studio Outtakes 1985 - 1986 It's Called A Heart (Studio Outtake) <audio src="https://dmremix.pro/audio/1001ItsCalledAHeartStudioOuttake.mp3" controls="" preload="none"></audio> Other than the different intro and lack of reverb, this outtake is nearly identical to the single...
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