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Depeche Mode Founders Martin Gore And Vince Clarke Work Together Again On New Project

depechemode Depeche Mode Founders Martin Gore And Vince Clarke Work Together Again On New Project

Before [lastfm]Depeche Mode[/lastfm]’s guitarist/keyboardist Martin Gore took over the band’s songwriting, [lastfm]Yazoo[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Erasure[/lastfm]’s Vince Clarke was the man who wrote the majority of the band’s music including their debut album Speak & Spell. Now the two musical forces have once again joined forces and are collaborating on a new project.

Clarke broke the news over Twitter, making mention to a new track titled “Zaat.”

So far, no new information about this collaboration has been posted, but if you’re a fan of Depeche Mode or any of Clarke’s music, be sure to follow him on Twitter. He advises fans to follow “for updates direct from the studio.”

tweet4 Depeche Mode Founders Martin Gore And Vince Clarke Work Together Again On New Project

Vince Clarke was only with Depeche Mode  for their first album and was responsible for writing the band’s first singles Dreaming of Me, New Life and Just Can’t Get Enough.

For those of us that haven’t been following Vince Clarke’s career as of late, it seems as though he’s been quite busy remixing songs from classic KROQ bands Depeche Mode fans are familiar with.

Franz Ferdinand – No You Girls (Vince Clarke Remix)

White Town – Wanted (Vince Clarke Remix)

Happy Mondays – Wrote For Luck (The Vince Clarke Mix)

Nitzer Ebb – Ascend (Vince Clarke Mix)

  • Yonny1994

    True but hey it’s something about DM

  • *!*

    Martin is a much better song writer than Vince. Sorry, Vince. I think Martin is responsible for the band’s darker music later on….And Dave…..well Dave just does as he’s told.

    • BillyC

      Vince has proved his talent 3 times over. He started Depeche, Yaz and Erasure and wrote their biggest pop hits. There would be no Depeche Mode without Vince Clarke.

    • DJ Sam

      Of course martin is responsible for the darker music. He was the songwriter then. Vince wasn’t in the band any longer. Vince writes pop. great synth pop.

  • BillyC

    Vince Clarke is GOD.

  • DJ Sam

    VINCE CLARKE IS THE MASTER! He is the reason for modern pop music and you can hear his influence in just about any artist today.

  • Zizzles

    Why not post vince’s remixes of The Presets and Gold Frapp…etc.?

  • ProjectPersonalJesus

    Project Personal Jesus is collecting fans’ personal reflections on the 127 songs* Martin L. Gore has written for Depeche Mode (this project to be posted on Facebook on 7/23/11, his 50th birthday) – Follow on Twitter to contribute:

    *not counting co-written or instrumentals

  • NuclearC

    Vince has blown all his money and both of his other bands have petered out… So it’s back to Martin for some exposure and one last hurrah… I don’t see this going anywhere… Maybe Martin produces a song, not the whole record, no reunion, etc…

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