|Born||July 23, 1961|
|Origin||Basildon, Essex, England|
|Associated acts||Depeche Mode|
Martin Gore (born Martin Lee Gore, 23 July 1961, Basildon, Essex, England) is an English songwriter, lyricist, singer, guitarist and keyboardist. Events 1632 - Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe France. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Basildon (ˈbæzɪldən is a New Town located in south Essex, England at. Essex is a county in the East of England. The County town is Chelmsford, and the highest point of the county is Chrishall Common England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Synthpop is a subgenre of New Wave and Pop music in which the Synthesizer is the dominant musical instrument In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Mute Records is a Record label formed in 1978 by Daniel Miller primarily to release his own single "T Sire Records Company is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group and distributed through Warner Bros Reprise Records is an American Record label, founded in 1960 by Frank Sinatra, which is owned by Warner Music Group, and operated Depeche Mode (dəˌpɛʃˈmoʊd are an English Electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. Events 1632 - Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe France. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Basildon (ˈbæzɪldən is a New Town located in south Essex, England at. Essex is a county in the East of England. The County town is Chelmsford, and the highest point of the county is Chrishall Common England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both A lyricist is a Writer who specializes in Song Lyrics, usually paid for by a band to write a custom song(s A guitarist is a Musician who plays the Guitar. Guitarists may perform solo pieces or play with ensembles and bands of a wide variety of genres A keyboardist is a Musician who plays Keyboard instruments Until the early 1960s musicians who played keyboards were generally classified as either pianists He is a founding member of Depeche Mode, a quintessential electronic band. Depeche Mode (dəˌpɛʃˈmoʊd are an English Electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. His work now spans three decades, but he is best known as the composer of hits such as "Personal Jesus" and "Enjoy the Silence". A composer (literally meaning 'one who puts together' is a person who creates Music, usually in the medium of notation, for Interpretation and Performance In Popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list&mdasha Chart &mdashof top " Personal Jesus " is Depeche Mode 's twenty-third UK single released on August 29, 1989, and the first single from the then upcoming " Enjoy the Silence " is Depeche Mode 's twenty-fourth UK single released on February 5 1990, and the second single from the then upcoming
Gore left St. Nicholas's Comprehensive School in 1977 and took a job as a bank teller. Saint Nicholas (Άγιος Νικόλαος, Agios Nikolaos, "victory of the people" is the common name for Nicholas of Myra, a Christian Saint A comprehensive school is a Secondary school and State school for children from the age of 11 to at least 16 that does not select children on the basis of academic Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays A banker or bank is a Financial institution whose primary activity is to act as a payment agent for customers and to borrow and lend money During evenings, weekends and any other spare time, he was involved with the local band 'Norman and the Worms'.
In 1980, Gore met Andrew "Fletch" Fletcher at the Van Gogh club. Andrew John Fletcher (known as "Fletch", is the co-founder and keyboardist of electronic band Depeche Mode. Fletcher recruited Gore into his band with Vince Clarke, Composition of Sound. Vince Clarke (born Vincent John Martin in South Woodford, London, on July 3 1960) is an English pop Depeche Mode (dəˌpɛʃˈmoʊd are an English Electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. Soon the band drafted David Gahan to be the lead singer after hearing him sing "Heroes" by David Bowie. Dave Gahan (born May 9, 1962 in Epping, Essex, England) is the Baritone lead singer for the English electronic " Heroes " is a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno in 1977 David Bowie (ˈboʊiː born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947 is an English Musician, actor producer, and arranger. Gahan is credited with the name "Depeche Mode" after seeing the phrase as a title of a French fashion magazine, which considered taking them to court, but thought it would be good publicity for the magazine to let the band have the name. Depeche Mode (dəˌpɛʃˈmoʊd are an English Electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. A court is a forum used by a power base to adjudicate disputes and dispense civil, labour administrative and criminal Justice under its
Clarke departed Depeche Mode in 1981 shortly after the release of the debut album Speak & Spell. Depeche Mode (dəˌpɛʃˈmoʊd are an English Electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. Speak & Spell is Depeche Mode 's Debut album, recorded and released in 1981 and peaking at #10 in the UK Album Charts Gore then became the band's main songwriter. Gore sings lead vocals on several of the band's songs, notably ballads, his tenor voice providing a contrast to David Gahan's dramatic baritone. The tenor is the highest male voice within the Modal register, just above the Baritone voice Dave Gahan (born May 9, 1962 in Epping, Essex, England) is the Baritone lead singer for the English electronic This article is related to a series of articles under the main article Voice type.
Clarke wrote most of Depeche Mode's first album, Speak & Spell (1981). Speak & Spell is Depeche Mode 's Debut album, recorded and released in 1981 and peaking at #10 in the UK Album Charts See also Musical groups established in 1981 Record labels established in 1981 List of 'years in music' Gore contributed two tracks, "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and the instrumental "Big Muff". "Any Second Now (voices)" features Gore's first lead vocals for the band. When Clarke announced his departure from Depeche Mode in 1981, citing the pressures of fame and creative differences, Gore took over songwriting. Gore had been writing material since the age of twelve.
Songs Gore wrote for Depeche Mode's second album, A Broken Frame (1982) differed musically and lyrically from Clarke's. A Broken Frame is Depeche Mode 's second proper studio Album and was released on September 27 1982. See also 1982 in music (UK Musical groups established in 1982 Record labels established in 1982 Gore's writing became gradually darker and more political on subsequent Depeche Mode albums.
Gore remains the primary songwriter for Depeche Mode.
According to Jonathan Miller's book "Stripped: Depeche Mode" (Omnibus Press, 2003, 2004, ISBN 1-84449-415-2, pp. Omnibus Press is a British Publisher of Books primarily about Music. 318-319), Gore's biological father was an African-American GI stationed in the UK. African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa For other uses of GI see GI GI or GI is a term describing members of the U Gore was raised by his stepfather and biological mother. Miller quotes childhood friends and Gore himself. According to Miller's source, Gore is of mixed ethnicity, and, as an adult, met his father in the American South. Gore responds to the source's information and is quoted in Miller's book saying "It brings up family traumas" and "It's one of those things I'd rather not talk about. "
On 27 August 1994, Gore married lingerie designer Suzanne Boisvert, and has two daughters and a son with her: Viva Lee Gore (born 6 June 1991) and Ava Lee Gore (born 21 August 1995) and Calo Leon Gore (born 27 July 2002). Events 479 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Events 1508 - Maximilian I Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. Events 1192 - Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the De facto ruler of Japan. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 Events 1214 - Battle of Bouvines: In France, Philip II of France defeats John of England. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
As of January 2006, Gore has divorced from Boisvert. The song "Precious" from 2005's Playing the Angel was a product of the divorce, written as a response to the trauma it caused his children. " Precious " is Depeche Mode 's forty-first single and the first single from the album Playing the Angel. Playing the Angel is the eleventh full-length Album by Depeche Mode and was released 17 October 2005. 
In 2003, Mute released Gore's Counterfeit², a follow up solo cover album to the 1989 Counterfeit EP. Counterfeit ep is the first solo recording by Martin L Gore, the primary songwriter for the band Depeche Mode. Counterfeit² is the first solo LP by Martin Gore, the primary songwriter for the band Depeche Mode, and his second release (his first being Counterfeit e See also 2003 in music (UK Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1989 Both feature only versions of material by other songwriters.
Martin sang backing vocals on the Client song "Overdrive". Client are a futurist British musical group from London, England.
He also played guitar on the Gwen Stefani song "Wonderful Life" on her 2006 album The Sweet Escape. Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3 1969 (ˈgwɛn stɛˈfɑːni is an American recording artist and Fashion designer Stefani fronts the rock band No Doubt The Sweet Escape is the second solo Album by American pop and rock singer Gwen Stefani, released by Interscope Records
He collaborated on the band Onetwo's track "Cloud Nine" by playing the guitar and as songwriter of the song.
On the 2007 Nitzer Ebb track "Once You see", Gore sang backing vocals.
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Depeche Mode's lead vocals are generally handled by David Gahan, but on occasion Gore will sing lead vocals. Hot Modern Rock Tracks (originally called Modern Rock Tracks) is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in ''Billboard'' magazine since September Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks (originally called Mainstream Rock Tracks) is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on Mainstream rock The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC on behalf of the British record industry This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1989 See also 2003 in music (UK Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels See also 2003 in music (UK Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels Garbage is an American rock group formed in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1994 ON was a solo project of Ken Andrews, which he started after the breakup of his previous band Failure. Uwe Schmidt (aka Atom™ Señor Coconut; born 27 august 1968 in Frankfurt, West Germany) is a German DJ and producer of Depeche Mode (dəˌpɛʃˈmoʊd are an English Electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. Dave Gahan (born May 9, 1962 in Epping, Essex, England) is the Baritone lead singer for the English electronic These are all the songs he sings in chronological order:
These are songs where Gahan and Gore have around equal singing time, in chronological order. Speak & Spell is Depeche Mode 's Debut album, recorded and released in 1981 and peaking at #10 in the UK Album Charts Construction Time Again is the third proper studio Album by Depeche Mode. " Everything Counts " is Depeche Mode 's eighth UK single (released on July 11 1983) and third US single (released on November 2 Some Great Reward is Synthpop music band Depeche Mode 's fourth proper studio album released in 1984 on the Mute Records label in the " Blasphemous Rumours"/"Somebody " is Depeche Mode 's twelfth UK single and first double A-side single released on October 29 1984 Black Celebration is the fifth proper studio album by Depeche Mode. " A Question of Lust " is Depeche Mode 's sixteenth UK single released on April 14, 1986. Music for the Masses is the sixth proper studio album by Depeche Mode. " (Get Your Kicks On Route 66 " often rendered simply as " Route 66 " is a Popular song and Rhythm and blues standard Bobby Troup ( October 18 1918 - February 7 1999) was an American Actor, Jazz Pianist and Songwriter " Behind the Wheel " is Depeche Mode 's twentieth UK single released on December 28, 1987, and the third single for the album Violator is the seventh album by the English Synthpop group Depeche Mode, released by Mute Records in 1990 Songs of Faith and Devotion is the eighth studio Album by Depeche Mode, first released in March 1993 Until the End of the World is a soundtrack album to the film of the same name, released in 1991 on Warner Bros Ultra is Depeche Mode 's ninth full-length album which was released by Mute Records on. " Home " is Depeche Mode 's thirty-third UK single released on June 16, 1997, and the third single for the album Ultra Exciter is Depeche Mode 's tenth studio album which was released on 14 May 2001 in the UK and May 15 in the US Playing the Angel is the eleventh full-length Album by Depeche Mode and was released 17 October 2005. In some instances, both sing at the same time (ex: "Behind the Wheel"), and in others, Gahan sings the verses while Gore sings the chorus (ex: "Everything Counts"). A refrain (from Vulgar Latin refringere, "to repeat" and later from Old French refraindre) is the Line or lines that are
Note that the songs listed here are based on judgement of the Wikipedia users editing this site, and may not officially be called "duets" by the band or some other Wikipedia users.
These are songs that Gore has sung lead live, although the studio versions are sung by Gahan, in chronological order of the song's first live performance by Gore. A Broken Frame is Depeche Mode 's second proper studio Album and was released on September 27 1982. " Everything Counts " is Depeche Mode 's eighth UK single (released on July 11 1983) and third US single (released on November 2 Construction Time Again is the third proper studio Album by Depeche Mode. Ivan Smagghe is a French DJ and producer He was originally known as Ivan Rough Trade after his job in the Rough Trade record store in Paris " People Are People " is Depeche Mode 's tenth UK single (released on March 12 1984) it was their first hit single in the US and the first single " Shake the Disease " is Depeche Mode 's thirteenth UK single (released on April 29 1985) and was not released on an actual " Behind the Wheel " is Depeche Mode 's twentieth UK single released on December 28, 1987, and the third single for the album " Only When I Lose Myself " is Depeche Mode 's thirty-fifth UK single released on May 9, 1998, exclusive to The Singles " A Pain That I'm Used To " is the second single and opening track of the album Playing the Angel by Depeche Mode, and the forty-second DM single Includes his solo concerts in 2003. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. To date, the only Gore-lead song that was sung by Gahan live was "Route 66" which was the closer during the World Violation Tour.