When Dicken Schrader heard “Strangelove” on the radio for the first time in 1987, he immediately went out to buy Depeche Mode’s Music for the Masses. “I was expecting a dance record,” he says, “but it had this spectrum of musical colors.” There was “Little 15,” “Never Let Me Down Again,” “To Have and To Hold” and so on. Transfixed, the album kicked off a lifelong devotion to the band from the Bogotá, Colombia, native.
This is just part of one story told through the lens of longtime Depeche Mode collaborator, photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn in Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest. The documentary (distributed by Trafalgar Releasing), which digs into the lives of six superfans and their personal journeys with the band… Read More – Billboard