They haven’t worked together since 1981 during their days with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Depeche Mode[/lastfm], but Vince Clarke and Martin L. Gore have announcement they will soon release a series of EPs and a studio album together under the band name [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]VCMG[/lastfm].
According to rollingstone.com, the duos first EP of remixes, Spock, will be exclusively released on Beatport on November 30th before it’s December 13th widely available release date.
They are expected to release an yet untitled studio album in early 2012.
Gore said in the press release the collaboration came, well… out of the blue, “Out of the blue I got an email from Vince just saying, ‘I’m interested in making a techno album. Are you interested in collaborating?’”
Obviously, we know what the answer was.
Clarke and Gore didn’t work long together as members of Depeche Mode. Clarke only worked on the 1981 album Speak & Spell which produced the single “Just Can’t get Enough”.
Clarke left the band later that year citing creative differences and went on to co-found the bands [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yaz[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Erasure[/lastfm].
Gore would go on to become the band’s principle songwriter following Clarke’s departure and is still a member of Depeche Mode today with Dave Gahan and Andy Fletcher.
When we come across the sounds of the newly formed VCMG, we will pass that on to you all. Until then, enjoy this old school Depeche Mode favorite.
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