Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher has died, the band has announced.
The band said they were “shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member, and bandmate”.
The statement went on to say that the keyboard player had a “heart of gold” and their “hearts are with his family”.
Fletcher, who was 60, was a founding member of the band which found success with their dark electronic sound with hits including Just Can’t Get Enough.
Depeche Mode had chart success in the 1980s and 1990s with singles including New Life, Personal Jesus and Enjoy the Silence.