Depeche Mode this summer will inaugurate a new series of box sets collecting audiophile-quality vinyl 12-inches of the singles released off of each of the group’s records, beginning with multi-disc sets for 1981 debut Speak & Spell and its 1982 follow-up, A Broken Frame. See the full tracklists right here.
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Depeche Mode opened the short second North American leg of its Global Spirit Tour in Anaheim, Calif., last night, and dropped a big surprise into its setlist, performing the Martin Gore-sung Music For the Masses track “The Things You Said” for the first time in 30 years. Watch the full performance right here.
Depeche Mode announced today plans to follow up last fall’s lengthy stateside tour with a new run of nine North American dates in late May and early June, a series of concerts that will see the band play New York City, Chicago, Boston and more. Full dates and details right here.
Depeche Mode tonight dusted off Music For the Masses fan-favorite “I Want You Now” for the first time in nearly a quarter century, with Martin Gore opening the band’s encore in Nuremberg, Germany, with a piano-based performance of the song. It was the first performance since July 8, 1994, in Noblesville, Ind.
Kate Bush, Depeche Mode, Eurythmics and The Cars are among the acts scoring nominations to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this week, joining a roster of potential inductees that also includes Radiohead, MC5, Nina Simone, Bon Jovi and Rage Against the Machine. See the full list of nominations here.
The envelope, please: Today we reveal the results of Round 4 of our new Slicing Up Eyeballs readers’ poll series, a ranking of all 209 songs recorded and released by synth-rock legends Depeche Mode from the band’s poppy beginnings in 1981 all the way up to the present day. Get the full list right here.
Now that we’ve unveiled the results of our latest Slicing Up Eyeballs readers poll — one that ranks all 209 songs recorded by Depeche Mode — it seems like we ought to throw the whole thing together into Spotify playlist of that ranked countdown. Well, minus the three songs that aren’t on the streaming service.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include David Bowie’s massive 11CD or 13LP box set ‘A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982).’
Depeche Mode has been performing a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes” on its Global Spirit Tour for the past several months, and today the group released a music video for a studio version of the cut in honor of the iconic song’s 40th anniversary. Watch the full video here.
Depeche Mode today announced that the group has been forced to cancel Wednesday night’s scheduled concert at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater in Tampa, Fla., due to the impacts of Hurricane Irma, which wreaked havoc across Florida over the weekend.
With the North American leg of Depeche Mode’s Global Spirit Tour underway, the time is ripe to roll out the fourth installment of our new readers poll series, and ask you, dear readers, to help us rank every song released over the course of the synth legends’ 37-year career. Vote for up to 25 songs right here.
For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this short 1993 interview of The Sisters of Mercy frontman Andrew Eldtritch by host Lewis Largent, filmed while the Sisters were opening for Depeche Mode’s Songs of Faith and Devotion tour in London. Watch it here.
Depeche Mode today announced the cancellation of the group’s Global Spirit Tour stop in Minsk, Belarus, tonight due to what it only described as “a band member illness” — and promised fans that efforts would be made to reschedule the concert later in the tour. No details yet on any rescheduling.