25 Years A Concert for the Masses

25 years ago today Depeche Mode stood in front of 70,000 people and performed their most important concert. This is when music mattered. This is when underground synthesizer music took over. Depeche Mode showed the world that they were no niche. I was in the front row and backstage. I never heard a crowd so loud. I doubt a crowd ever loved a band as much as on that night in California.

“The largest but also the most prestigious concert we’ve ever played as a headline act.” – Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode)

For more info: archives.depechemode.com

This entry was written by Oliver Chesler, posted on June 18, 2013 at 5:44 am, filed under music and tagged , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.