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Depeche Mode announces new album due out in March

Depeche Mode announces new album due out in March

Nearly four years after 2009's surprisingly strong "Sounds of the Universe," Depeche Mode will release a new studio album in March, the pioneering synth-rock band announced Tuesday. The disc, whose title has not been released, is to be Depeche Mode's first for Columbia Records and arrives shortly before the group launches a world tour on May 7 in Tel Aviv. "I am very happy with how the album turned out," said multi-instrumentalist Martin Gore in a statement. "The music has a similar vibe to 'Violator' and 'Songs of Faith and Devotion,' and I think the songs on the album are among some of the very best we've done." ...

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