Depeche Mode Co-founder Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher Dead at Age 60!
WTH is going on…NOT Andy Fletcher! OMG, we are very upset to report the news that the beloved Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode has passed away at the early age of 60-years-old…
CelebnMusic247.com and CelebnHealth247.com report Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, co-founder and keyboardist of pioneering British new wave band Depeche Mode, has died at age 60.
Fletcher’s Depeche Mode bandmates announced the shocking news Thursday afternoon on social media; according to a source close to the band, the musician died of natural causes. No other details were given at press time.
In a statement posted on social media, the band said:
We are shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member, and bandmate Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher
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.
Our hearts are with his family, and we ask that you keep them in your thoughts and respect their privacy in this difficult time.
— Celeb N Music 247 (@CNM24_7) May 27, 2022
Andy Fletcher, who was born in Nottingham, remained with the band throughout its four-decade history, which included two number one albums, Ultra and Songs of Faith and Devotion.
His last studio album with the band was 2017’s Spirit, their 14th, which reached number five in the UK albums chart.
He leaves behind wife Grainne, to whom he was married for almost 30 years, and two children, Megan and Joe.