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Depeche Mode New Album: More Details
Laurie Tuffrey , December 11th, 2012 10:14

Set for release in March of next year; Gore: "similar vibe to Violator and Songs of Faith and Devotion"

Depeche Mode have revealed further new details about their new album, announcing that it will be released in March of next year via Columbia.

Says Martin Gore of their as-yet-untitled 13th studio album: “I am very happy with how the album turned out. The music has a similar vibe to Violator and Songs Of Faith And Devotion and I think there are a few songs on the album that are among some of the very best we’ve done.”

Dave Gahan adds: “The album has a very organic and direct feel to it. It's not a blues record, but it definitely has a soulful vibe. During the recording process we really tried to get the elements of performing and the live show into the album more.”

As we've previously reported, the band will support the album with a 34-date European tour, making two stops at the O2 in London on May 28 and 29. For more details, head to the band's website here.

Have a listen to what we've heard of the new record so far below, an untitled track previewed at their recent Paris press conference:

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