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Depeche Mode announces new album, world tour

on October 23, 2012, 4:36pm

 Depeche Mode announces new album, world tour

Start stretching those limbs! Depeche Mode will return in 2013 to release their 13th studio album and embark on a globe-spanning tour, their first since 2009-10’s “Tour of the Universe”.

The English electronic outfit, led by Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher, announced the news this morning during a press conference webcast from Paris, France. Produced by Gore and Ben Hillie, the album will contain 20 songs described as a cross between “Violator and Songs of Faith and Devotion.” Below, you can hear a demo of an unnamed tracked played during the news conference (via slicing up eyeballs).

The album will preface the tour’s kickoff, which is set for May 7th in Tel Aviv, Israel. The European jaunt also includes festival appearances at Sweden’s Peace & Love, Belgium’s Rock Werchter, Spain’s Bilbao BBK Live, and Portugal’s Optimus Alive!. Dates across North America are planned following their overseas run. Consult the full itinerary below.

Depeche Mode 2013 Tour Dates:
05/07 – Tel Aviv, IL @ Hayarkon Park
05/10 – Athens, GR @ Terra Vibe
05/12 – Sofia, BG @ Georgi Asparuhov Stadium
05/15 – Bucharest, RO @ National Stadium
05/17 – Istanbul, TR @ Kucukciftlik Park
05/19 – Belgrade, RS @ Usce Park
05/21 – Budapest, HU @ Puskas Ferenc Stadium
05/23 – Zagreb, HR – Hippodrome
05/25 – Bratislava, SK @ Inter Stadium
05/28 – London, UK @ O2 Arena
06/01 – Munich, UK @ Olympic Stadium
06/03 – Stuttgart, DE @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
06/05 – Frankfurt, DE @ Commerzbank Arena
06/07 – Berne, CH @ Stade De Suisse
06/09 – Berlin, DE @ Olympic Stadium
06/11 – Leipzig, DE @ Red Bull Arena
06/13 – Copenhagen, DK @ Parken
06/15 – Paris, FR @ Stade De France
06/17 – Hamburg, DE @ Imtech Arena
06/22 – Moscow, RU @ Locomotive Stadium
06/24 – St. Petersburg, RU @ SKK Arena
06/27 – Borlange, SE @ Peace & Love Festival
06/29 – Kiev, UA @ Olympic Stadium
07/03 – Dusseldorf, DE @ Esprit Arena
07/07 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter
07/11 – Bilbao, ES @ Bilbao BBK Live
07/13 – Lisbon, PT @ Optimus Alive! Festival
07/16 – Nimes, FR @ Antic Arina
07/18 – Milan, IT @ San Siro Stadium
07/20 – Rome, IT @ Olympic Stadium
07/23 – Prague, CZ @ Olympic Stadium
07/25 – Warsaw, PL @ National Stadium
07/27 – Vilnius, LT @ Vingis Park
07/29 – Minsk, BY @ Minsk Arena

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