Depeche Mode: Memento Mori review – a life-affirming farewell for Fletch
Andy Fletcher’s two surviving bandmates reflect on mortality on an album of warm, weird electro-pop
A ndy Fletcher’s death could’ve ended Depeche Mode.Watch the video for Depeche Mode’s Ghosts Again.Topics Depeche Mode The Observer Pop and rock Electronic music album reviews Reuse this contentThe music gently declined in quality over the decades, but their tours grew bigger and better.
Their final album would’ve been 2017’s Spirit , a decent tilt at reinventing the grand claustrophobia of 1987 masterpiece Music for the Masses.Instead, surviving bandmates Martin Gore and Dave Gahan have assembled Memento Mori, an elegant farewell for Fletch.
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