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Depeche Mode announce new album and tour dates

By | Published on Wednesday 5 October 2022

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode have announced that they will release a new album, called ‘Memento Mori’, early next year, and embark of their first live shows for five years.

The news follows the death of founder member Andy Fletcher, who passed away during the making of the album earlier this year.

“We started work on this project early in the pandemic, and its themes were directly inspired by that time”, says the band’s Martin Gore. “After Fletch’s passing, we decided to continue as we’re sure this is what he would have wanted, and that has really given the project an extra level of meaning”.

Dave Gahan adds: “Fletch would have loved this album. We’re really looking forward to sharing it with you soon, and we can’t wait to present it to you live at the shows next year”.

‘Memonto Mori’ will be out in the spring. The tour will arrive in the UK and Ireland in June, with shows at Malahide Castle in Dublin on 14 Jun and Twickenham Stadium in London on 17 Jun.