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Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan Details New Covers Album
Christian Eede , October 4th, 2021 21:36

The collaborative project with Soulsavers features covers of PJ Harvey, Cat Power and more

Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode is releasing an album of covers, titled Imposter.

Set for release in November, the album marks Gahan's third full-length collaborative project with Soulsakers (AKA Rich Machin). On the record, Gahan covers tracks by PJ Harvey, Neil Young, Cat Power, Mark Lanegan, Charlie Chaplin and more. The first single, a cover of Cat Power's 'Metal Heart', will be released this Friday (October 8).

"When I listen to other people's voices and songs — more importantly the way they sing them and interpret the words — I feel at home," says Gahan of his new project. "I identify with it. It comforts me more than anything else. There's not one performer on the record who I haven't been moved by."

Imposter, which was recorded as a ten-member band at California's Shangri-La Recording Studio in November 2019, follows on from 2015's Angels & Ghosts and 2012's The Light The Dead See, as well as two solo LPs – Hourglass (2007) and Paper Monsters (2003) – that Gahan released in the decade before.

Columbia will release Imposter on November 12, 2021.