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January 2, 2010updated Feb 07, 2013

Hublot Creates 12 Very “Pop” Big Bang Watches for Depeche Mode

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

Hublot announced its involvement with an exclusive concert on February 17, 2010 by the legendary group Depeche Mode to be held at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust, an organization that provides help to adolescents with cancer in terms of treatment, research, education, family support and specialist diagnosis (www.teenagecancertrust.org). One of the most influential bands on the international electro-pop scene, this will be Depeche Mode’s first ever concert at the Royal Albert Hall. The band’s members are thrilled at the prospect, not just because of the prestigious venue, but also because of the cause they have chosen to support.

To mark this special occasion, Hublot and Depeche Mode have decided to create a series of 12 unique watches, each of which will feature one of the band’s album covers on its dial. The watches will be sold at an auction at the beginning of February on a dedicated website (link available at www.hublot.ch or www.depechemode.com from February 1, 2010). All proceeds from the sale will be donated to TCT. Tickets for this unique Depeche Mode concert will be on sale from December 18th at www.livenation.co.uk.

For fans of Depeche Mode and Hublot alike, this is a one-off opportunity to attend an extraordinary concert and/or to acquire a highly exclusive “pop” Big Bang model. Martin L. Gore, on behalf of the band, declares: “As big fans of Hublot, we’re happy to be collaborating with them on such an important cause. We’re all honored to have these 12 unique pieces created by Hublot and are grateful that it will be in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust.”

Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Hublot feels similarly and says, “We at Hublot feel proud and privileged to have made these 12 unique pieces, which are reflecting the “fusion” between the spirit and sound of the music of Depeche Mode and the vibrations of 450 years of Swiss watchmaking art.”

For more information visit www.hublot.ch.

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