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Depeche Mode: The Unlikely Lads

Mat Snow, Q, April 1989

The latest stadium-filling attraction in the States is a band that began as a cheaply equipped electronic pop act from Basildon. Today, Depeche Mode are outselling even the "Monsters Of Rock" who have ruled America’s heartland. And the dollars are piling higher and higher ... "But you’re not supposed to talk about that," they remind Mat Snow.

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