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Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode
Dave Gahan reminded everyone of his legendary frontman status, prancing and posturing to exultant reception throughout, his moves belying his 55-years of age. Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images
Depche Mode concert at The Woodlands
Not content to simply play the hits, revolt and upheaval hung over the massively popular U.K. band’s 22-song set. Photo by Johnston Farrow
Depche Mode concert at The Woodlands
The trio of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, and Andy Fletcher favored darker, symbolic, mid-tempo cuts from the band’s nearly 40-year-old catalogue. Photo by Johnston Farrow
Depche Mode concert at The Woodlands
This was a band on a mission to use high art and an impressive, multi-screened stage backdrop to push the envelope. Photo by Johnston Farrow