Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore is 54 today. Here’s DM performing my favorite song of theirs, “Stripped,” as recorded in D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary about the band’s 1989 North American tour, 101.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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