Depeche Mode co-founder and keyboardist Andy Fletcher confirmed dead

Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies. The news was confirmed through a press release. “Our hearts are with his family,”...

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  • Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies.
  • The news was confirmed through a press release.
  • “Our hearts are with his family,” says the statement.

British band Depeche Mode is going through a very difficult time after it was announced that it’s keyboardist and co-founder Andy Fletcher has suddenly died at 60. The news was announced on Thursday, through a press release on the group’s Facebook page.

In the statement, they said that they were shocked by the loss and that they are still processing the difficult news. “Fletch”, as he was known among his fans and band members, was the co-founder and main keyboardist of Depeche Mode. His cause of death remains unknown and in the statement they pointed out that it was “untimely”.


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On Thursday, the death of Andrew “Fletch” Fletcher, who was a keyboardist and co-founder of Depeche Mode, was confirmed at the age of 60. The news was released after the British band shared a press release with fans, announcing the death of one of the most relevant and beloved musicians.

From the moment the sad news was released, condolences and messages of support have flooded social media, where fans and the public lamented the sad loss. Although the press release reported that it was sudden, they did not disclose the cause of death.

“We are shocked”

Keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies: "we are shocked"
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Fans got some bad news, after the surprising statement was released on Thursday by the British group, which gained worldwide success in the 1980s. The keyboardist, co-founder and most beloved member of Depeche Mode, Andy Fletcher, died at the age of 60 and left an inexplicable void in the community.

“We are shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member, and bandmate Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher,” begins the official press release shared by the group on social media. Filed Under: Keyboardist Andy Fletcher Dies

“With a broken heart”

Keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies: "with a broken heart"
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In the same statement, the members of the band spoke about the good qualities of the keyboardist and co-founder of Depeche Mode. Fletch — according to the band — was a person who knew when others needed support and a good conversation. According to his companions, he had a “heart of gold”.

“Fletch had a true heart of gold and was always there when you needed support, a lively conversation, a good laugh or a cold pint.” The death of the musician has caused great pain among the band’s fans. Filed Under: Keyboardist Andy Fletcher Dies

Did he ever sing?

Did you never sing?
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Andy Fletcher was one of the most prominent members of the group, despite the fact that he never sang any of the hits they produced during their long career. According to the Daily Mail, the musician was an integral part of Depeche Mode, but his name didn’t appear on any of the singles they released.

Still, Fletch thrived in the studio while recording the hits that made them instantly famous. They are still active in the music world today. The keyboardist went through difficult times and never denied it to the press. In 1994, when he admitted to going through a bad depression, but even so he moved forward and continued to support the band concert, according to the Daily Mail.

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