Depeche Mode premiere "Ghosts Again" + detail new LP
Depeche Mode premiered a new single.
"Ghosts Again" is the first taste of the band's highly anticipated album Memento Mori. Dave Gahan says that he feels the single "captures this perfect balance of melancholy and joy."
Stream the official "Ghosts Again" video, which was directed by Anton Corbijn, below.
Depeche Mode also announced more details behind Memento Mori, which is the band's first record as a duo. Though only Dave Gahan and Martin Gore remain in the band, Fletch was around for part of the creation and had greenlit the album title Memento Mori prior to his untimely death last year. The album's 12 tracks have different moods and textures and the theme of death and loss featured throughout the record.
Memento Mori features 12 songs and will arrive on March 24th - one day after the band launch their world tour in support of the album in Sacramento.
Pre-orders for Memento Mori are open now and there are several options to choose from including exclusive double red vinyl (band store), crystal clear double vinyl (Amazon exclusive), standard double vinyl, deluxe CD, standard CD, cassette, and digital download. Head to the official Depeche Mode store here.
As for Depeche Mode's world tour - the North American leg of the tour runs from March through April, however according to the band more North American dates will be announced soon.
Depeche Mode - North American tour
Mar 23 - Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
Mar 25 - San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
Mar 28 - Los Angeles, CA @ Kia Forum
Mar 30 - Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
Apr 02 - San Antonio, TX @ ATT Center
Apr 05 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
Apr 07 - Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
Apr 09 - Quebec City, QC @ Videotron Center
Apr 12 - Montreal, QC @ Centre Bell
Apr 14 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden