Andy Fletcher (Depeche Mode)
Fletch was born in 1961 in Nottingham, England. He was part of a band with Vince Clarke called No Romance in China in the late ’70s. Later they met Martin Gore, now core member of Depeche Mode, and they formed a trio called Composition of Sound. In 1980, they welcomed Dave Gahan to the group and they changed their name to Depeche Mode.
Depeche Mode is best known today as a trio consisting of Martin Gore, Dave Gahan, and Andy “Fletch” Fletcher. In the band, he was the studio and tour keyboarder less than the composer until his death. The other members shared this work among themselves, especially Martin Gore.
He was considered the most important link between the other two members. In 2020, he was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.
Depeche Mode’s official message from Facebook and Twitter:
— Depeche Mode (@depechemode) May 26, 2022
Rest In Peace Andy “Fletch” Fletcher.
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