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On November 10th 2003, Alan’s former band Depeche Mode released the film ‘101’ for the first time ever on DVD coupled with their classic concert ‘Live At The Rose Bowl – June 18th 1988’ .

Directed by D A Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus and David Dawkins, the DVD package features over 3 hours of footage and includes recent interviews with some band members, Daniel Miller and some of the fans.

1988 was a pivotal year for Depeche Mode. It was during their “Music For the Masses’ world tour that the band exploded in the USA. The Rose Bowl concert, which played to over 60,000 people, was the 101st and last date of the tour and both discs capture a band and their audience at the height of their love affair.

Acclaimed film-maker Pennebaker was best known for his seminal Dylan film ‘Don’t Look Back’ in addition to his work with David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon.