Martin L. Gore

Martin L. Gore

in Dagenham, The United Kingdom
July 23, 1961


Martin Lee Gore (born 23 July 1961)[1] is an English songwriter, singer, guitarist and keyboardist, and also remixer and DJ. He is a founding member of Depeche Mode and has written the vast majority of their songs. His work now spans over three decades. Gore's best known compositions are hits such as "Personal Jesus", "Enjoy the Silence", "I Feel You", "People Are People", "Everything Counts" and "Never Let Me Down Again", amongst others.

In addition to composing music and writing lyrics of the Depeche Mode songs, he has also sung a number of them as the lead vocalist, and usually solo (some examples are, "Somebody", "A Question of Lust" and "Home"), as evidenced by most of the Depeche Mode concerts, and has been a backing vocalist on many o

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“And I thank you for bringing me here For showing me home For singing these tears Finally I've found that I belong here.”
Martin L. Gore

“I don't want to start
Any blasphemous rumours
But I think that God's
Got a sick sense of humour
And when I die
I expect to find
Him laughing.”
Martin L. Gore

“To the soul's desires
The body listens
What the flesh requires
Keeps the heart imprisoned

What the spirit seeks
The mind will follow
When the body speaks
All else is hollow”
Martin L. Gore

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