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Depeche Mode: The Dire Straits Of The Synth Generation?

Jack Barron, Sounds, 5 September 1987

THE SUN RISES just after five in the morning. As a freshly finished glitter-mix booms, "Everyone's looking for a reason to live/If you're looking for a reason, I've a reason to give/Pleasure little treasure," from the beatbox at the wheatfields outside, Martin Gore's manic laugh can be heard.

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