The First Complete Showcase Monument Of A Singular Band 100 million records sold. Sold-out tours. An exceptional fan community. A success story more than three decades long has been made vivid and real thanks to one of the world s largest Depeche Mode collections: featuring the complete discography, unpublished photos, rare bootlegs, unusual record company promo material, interviews, as well as detailed descriptions of the diverse fan scene.
This allows the band s growth and coming of age from 1980 to the present day to be experienced afresh, and gives a new view of the pop-cultural significance of Depeche Mode. Featuring exclusive material from Alan Wilder, Daryl Bamonte, and interviews with Anne Haffmans (Label Manager Mute, Germany) and Daniel Miller, Depeche Mode's discoverer. 'Depeche Fans know more about Depeche than me. If there was a university challenge with me and Martin and Dave against three fans, they would win easily.' Andy Fletcher, Depeche Mode A wonderful book.