After three years of radio silence, Depeche Mode announced today its 13th studio album. The album is set for release this spring and the band is set to embark on a world-wide tour to promote it.
The English group made the announcement during a press conference webcast in Paris. The album will feature 20 new songs from the band and will be produced by Gore and Ben Hillier. During the press conference they gave audiences a small taste of the new sound and played an unnamed track from the upcoming project.
The release of the album will coincide with the start of their tour, which is set to begin May 7. So far all of the dates that the band have released have been for European venues. Dates for a North American tour are planned for after the bands European stint.
Check out the new song from Depeche Mode below as well as the band’s full European tour itinerary.
Depeche Mode 2013 Tour Dates
7 - Tel Aviv, Israel @ Hayarkon Park?
10 - Athens, Greece @ Terra Vibe?
12 - Sofia, Bulgaria @ Georgi Asparuhov Stadium?
15 - Bucharest, Romania @ National Stadium?
17 - Istanbul, Turkey @ Kucukciftlik Park?
19 - Belgrade, Russia @ Usce Park?
21 - Budapest, Hungray @ Puskas Ferenc Stadium?
23 - Zagreb, Republic of Croatia @ Hippodrome?
25 - Bratislava, Slovakia @ Inter Stadium?
28 - London, United Kingdom @ O2 Arena?
1 - Munich, United Kingdom @ Olympic Stadium?
3 - Stuttgart, Germany @ Mercedes-Benz Arena?
5 - Frankfurt, Germany @ Commerzbank Arena?
7 - Berne, Switzerland @ Stade De Suisse?
9 - Berlin, Germany@ Olympic Stadium?
11 - Leipzig, Germany @ Red Bull Arena?
13 - Copenhagen, Denmark @ Parken?
15 - Paris, France @ Stade De France?
17 - Hamburg, Germany @ Imtech Arena?
22 - Moscow, Russia @ Locomotive Stadium?
24 - St. Petersburg, Russia @ SKK Arena?
27 - Borlange, Sweden @ Peace & Love Festival?
29 - Kiev, Ukraine @ Olympic Stadium?
3 - Dusseldorf, Germany @ Esprit Arena?
7 - Werchter, Belgium @ Rock Werchter?
11 - Bilbao, Spain @ Bilbao BBK Live
13 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Optimus Alive! Festival?
16 - Nimes, France @ Antic Arina?
18 - Milan, Italy @ San Siro Stadium?
20 - Rome, Italy @ Olympic Stadium?
23 - Prague, Czech Republic @ Olympic Stadium?
25 -Warsaw, Poland @ National Stadium?
27 - Vilnius, Lithuania @ Vingis Park?
29 - Minsk, Belarus @ Minsk Arena
(via Slicing up Eyeballs)