What did Andy Fletcher do in Depeche Mode? Everything you need to know

The latest British band to take America by storm is Depeche Mode, a group of post-punk pop performers who have broken new ground in the field of computer-assisted music.

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Depeche Mode has enjoyed great success in England almost since its debut in 1981.

In the United States its following was limited to a sizeable cult until 1990, when the album Violator brought the group into the mainstream.

Since then Depeche Mode has had little trouble placing singles on the top forty charts and selling albums by the millions.

What did Andy Fletcher do in Depeche Mode

Band formed in Basildon, England, in 1980, with members Vince Clarke, Andy Fletcher, Martin Gore, and Dave Gahan; Clarke left group and was replaced by Alan Wilder. All band members play keyboards and synthesizers. Group signed with Mute label, 1981, and released first album, Speak and Spell, 1981. Had first American hit, 1985, with single “People are People.” Group has toured extensively in England, Europe, and America.

Members include Vince Clarke (born on July 3, 1961, in Basildon, England; left group, 1981), synthesizer; Andy Fletcher (born on July 8, 1960, in Basildon, England), synthesizer, percussion; Dave Ga-han (born on May 9, 1962, in Epping, England), lead vocals, guitar; Martin Gore (born on July 23, 1961, in Basildon, England), synthesizer, vocals; Alan Wilder (born on June 1, 1959, in England; group member, 1982-95), drums, synthesizer, vocals.

What did Andy Fletcher do in Depeche Mode?

The initial trio of Clarke, Fletcher, and Gore debuted in London clubs playing guitars. Andy Fletcher was a song writer, and a Keyboard Player at Depeche Mode