What is Foo Fighters? What does Nine Inch Nails mean? Now we tackle, the name Depeche Mode?
Depeche Mode (the band) is named after a French magazine that’s name (depending on who you ask) roughly translates to “Fast Fashion” or “Fashion Dispatch” or “Fashion News”. Martin Gore when asked about the name Depeche Mode said,
“It means hurried fashion or fashion dispatch. I like the sound of that.”
Here’s the French fashion magazine, Dépêche mode.
Check this one out…