Depeche Mode Monument

A monumental tribute to Depeche Mode

Originally created in 2013 for the particularly devoted German fanbase of Depeche Mode, “Depeche Mode Monument” was translated into English and published for an international audience four years later. Regardless of nationality, “Depeche Mode Monument” is a treasure trove for both devoted fans and newcomers alike. The sheer magnitude of its content, spanning 420 full-color pages, offers an immersive experience into the world of Depeche Mode. This book is not merely a collection of photos and trivia but a meticulously crafted journey through the band’s evolution, making it a must-have for every DM enthusiast.

For new fans, the book serves as an enlightening introduction to the band’s rich history. The engaging writing style, coupled with touches of humor, ensures that even if you are unfamiliar with Depeche Mode, you’ll find their story captivating. The book strikes a perfect balance between informative and enjoyable, making it accessible to all levels of fandom.

For seasoned fans, the book delves deep into the band’s history, album by album – from “Speak & Spell” to “Spirit” – offering a comprehensive overview that includes interviews, solo projects, tours, and special insights. The inclusion of rare merchandise, promotional items, and unreleased alternate takes of photos adds a layer of excitement even for those who consider themselves well-versed in Depeche Mode lore.

Another standout feature is the thoughtful organization of the content, with each album receiving dedicated pages, allowing you to immerse yourself in the creative evolution of the band, era by era. But the book’s value extends beyond its informative content, as it also serves as a feast for the eyes. From concert and promotional photos to rare memorabilia, you are provided a stunning showcase of the band’s visual journey. The attention to detail in design and layout will further enhance your overall reading experience.

“Depeche Mode Monument” isn’t just a book; it’s a black celebration of a band’s legacy and a testament to the enduring impact of their music. Whether you’re discovering the magic of Depeche Mode for the first time or reliving memories as a longtime fan, this book stands as evidence of the band’s uniqueness and profound connection they’ve forged with millions of people around the world. A truly essential addition to any Depeche Mode fan’s collection.

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  • Authors: Dennis Burmeister and Sascha Lange
  • Published: November 2017 (originally published in German, May 2013)
  • Pages: 420 (Ger extended version: 464)
  • Dimensions: 26 x 31 cm / 10.2 x 12.2 inches
  • Publisher: ‎Akashic Books (Ger edition: Blümenbar)
  • ISBN: 9781617755934 (Ger edition: 9783351051174)