Founding Depeche Mode keyboardist, bassist, and vocalist Andy Fletcher has died at 60 years previous. We want his household and pals all one of the best at this troublesome time.
“We’re shocked and stuffed with overwhelming unhappiness with the premature passing of our pricey buddy, member of the family, and bandmate Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher,” stated an announcement posted by Depeche Mode on Twitter. “Fletch had a real coronary heart of gold and was all the time there whenever you wanted help, a vigorous dialog, a very good snort, or a chilly pint.”
“Our hearts are together with his household, and we ask that you just hold them in your ideas and respect their privateness on this troublesome time.”
Fletcher and Depeche Mode definitely have a spot throughout the steel realm, as they’ve both influenced or been lined by (or each) numerous rock and steel bands through the years. And actually – what number of of your steel pals like Depeche Mode? As a result of I am fairly keen to guess the reply is “most, if not all of ’em.”
Profession-wise, Fletcher was inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame as a member of Depeche Mode in 2020. Fletcher wore fairly a number of hats with Depeche Mode each within the studio and dwell, and in addition had a profession as a DJ outdoors the band. Thanks for the whole lot, Andy – the music you made and the affect the band had.
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