Andy Fletcher has died aged 60. The musician was a founding member and keyboardist of the band Depeche Mode, who expressed her grief on Instagram.
Andy Fletcher (1961-2022) British musician and keyboardist of the synth-pop group Depeche Mode has died at the age of 60. The group announced this on Instagram. “We are shocked and filled with immense sadness at the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member and bandmate Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher,” the statement read on Thursday (May 26).
Andy Fletcher: Musician with a ‘true heart of gold’
“Fletch had a true heart of gold and was always there when you needed support, a lively conversation, a laugh or a cold beer. Our thoughts are with his family,” the group wrote about Martin Gore (60). and Dave Gahan (60). ) further.
Andy Fletcher founded Depeche Mode in the late 70s
Fletcher co-founded the band, whose name is based on the French fashion magazine Dépêche Mode and is one of the most successful bands in the world, in his home town of Basildon in the late 70s. The first single “Dreaming of Me” was released in 1981. Later they achieved hits such as “Enjoy The Silence”, “Personal Jesus”, “New Life”, “Just Can’t Get Enough” or “Wrong”. They have sold over 100 million records worldwide.