Bio of Dave Gahan
Story of Dave Gahan
©Pimpf 2001-2004

David Gahan's Biography taken from BONG Magazine number 44

Full Name: David Gahan
Date of Birth : 9th May 1962
Place of Birth : Epping
Star Sign : Taurus
Colour of eyes : Green
Colour of hair : Brown
Height : 5'11"
Family Details :

  • Wife : Jennifer
  • Sons : Jack & Jimmy
  • Daughter : Stella Rose

Hobbies / Interest : Painting and skydiving


Previous Jobs : Landscape Labourer / Paperboy (Basildon Evening Echo)
Previous Bands : The Vermin (infamous for drummer who played biscuit tins)
Favourite cities : New York City , Paris
Favourite country : Italy
Favourite food : Malaysian
Favourite drink : Espresso
Favourite part of your body : Knees
Favourite sport : Cross Country running
Favourite colour : Green
Favourite perfume : Hi Karate
Favorite Designer : Katherine Hamnet
Favourite film : The Jerk - Steve Martin
Favourite book : The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
Favourite TV Station : Comedy Central
Favourite radio station : 104.3 & 88.3 FM (New York)
Favourite magazine/papers : Q Magazine / New York Times
Favourite song: What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
Favourite DM song : Condemnation
Favourite album : Too numerous to mention but:

  • Led Zeppelin 1
  • Darkside of the Moon
  • London Calling
  • Sticky Fingers

Favourite DM album : Songs of Faith and Devotion
Favourite video : Sabotage -Beastie Boys
Favourite DM video : Walking in my shoes - Anton Corbijn
Favourite DM remix : Useless Escape from Wherever : parts 1&2 by Barry Adamson
Favourite DM Lyrics :

  • Sister of Night
  • Condemnation
  • When the Body Speaks

Favourite singer/band :

  • Marvin Gaye
  • Iggy Pop
  • Chris Cornell
  • Billie Holliday
  • Gavin Friday
  • Rolling Stones

Biggest niggle : Waiting at airports
What's best about being in a band ? Performing Live
What's less good about being in a band? That we don't explore new musical directions as we could , with live musicians as well as electronics.
If you could be any famous historical figure? Hieronymus Bosch (15th century painter)
Is there anyone you would like to work with in the future ?

  • John Frusciante
  • Victor Endrizzio

What would you take if you were stranded on a desert island? A helicopter