Depeche Mode Live

Step out of your cage, and onto the stage

From the creators of the highly acclaimed “Depeche Mode Monument” comes their second installment on one of the biggest music acts in the world: “Depeche Mode Live”. As the title suggests, this time the focus is on the unparalleled live performances by Depeche Mode. From the very first small venue gigs in local pubs in front of a mere handful spectators to sold-out global tours in stadiums filled with tens of thousands of loyal fans from all generations and corners of the world. The book impressively details the extensive extent of the band’s touring history by listing every single concert from each tour.

However, “Depeche Mode Live” not only documents the band’s extensive tour history but also delves deep into the early days of Depeche Mode, providing a fascinating glimpse into their formative years. Through the mesmerizing collection of photographs and insightful commentary, the book showcases how Depeche Mode’s stage presence gradually evolved to become what millions of people around the world find so electrifying.

What sets this book apart is the authors’ passion for the subject matter. Their meticulous attention to detail and dedication to providing fans with a truly engaging experience are evident on every page. In addition to visuals of live performances, as a reader, you are treated to rare artifacts such as backstage passes, demo tapes, and personal correspondence, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the band’s development and growth from 1980 to 2023.

With its thoroughly researched content, unpublished photos, and exclusive interviews, “Depeche Mode Live” is more than just a book, it’s a celebration of the band’s enduring legacy and a testament to their impact on music culture and on people’s lives. Whether you’re a longtime fan or a newcomer to the world of Depeche Mode, seeking to awaken memories or gain insights, this is an essential companion to their iconic discography and an ideal complement to “Depeche Mode Monument”.

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  • Authors: Dennis Burmeister and Sascha Lange
  • Published: September 2024 (originally published in German, October 2023)
  • Pages: 418 (Ger edition: 424)
  • Dimensions: around 25 x 30 cm / 9.8 x 11.8 inches
  • Publisher: ‎Akashic Books (Ger edition: Blümenbar)
  • ISBN: 9781636141862 (Ger edition: 9783351050856)