Depeche Mode Is Playing Shoreline: Here Are 5 Depressing Songs to Get You in the Mood

When thinking about bands with exaggeratedly depressing lyrics, most people jump straight to The Smiths or Joy Division, forgetting all about the dark lording that's been going on in Depeche Mode for the last few decades. Which is particularly absurd given the fact that vocalist Dave Gahan has a singing style reminiscent of a rainy weekend in the North of England. In honor of the fact that these legends are performing at the Shoreline Amphitheater this Thursday, Sept. 26 — and to get you in the mood — here are Depeche Mode's most memorably depressing songs.

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