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WATCH: New Depeche Mode Heaven Video
Laurie Tuffrey , February 20th, 2013 07:09

In-studio film of band performing track from new album

You might have spotted that we're rather excited about the forthcoming Depeche Mode album, Delta Machine. Before it's released on March 26, here's a Timothy Saccenti-directed clip of the band performing lead-off single 'Heaven'.

Telling NPR about the song, Dave Gahan says: "It feels like putting on a pair of boots that I've worn for years, that I love. As soon as Martin played me the demo, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. It was one of those songs that I heard and I immediately knew that I wanted to perform it live in the studio. I could hear the sort of gospel backing that Martin ended up actually doing himself. With a song like 'Heaven', we were very conscious about not over-working the musical elements so they distracted from the vocal, and the strength of the vocal and the vocal melodies."

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