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Stream: The Mission, ‘Drag’ — first track released off ‘The Brightest Light’

Stream: The Mission, ‘Drag’ — first track released off ‘The Brightest Light’

We’re still more than a month out from the release of The Mission’s The Brightest Light, but the band this week premiered the first full track off the record: “Drag,” a song Wayne Hussey describes as a “throwaway” blues rocker that was so fun to play that he ended up finding a place or it on the album.

The Mission to release ‘The Brightest Light’ following U.S. tour this September

The Mission to release ‘The Brightest Light’ following U.S. tour this September

The Mission this September will release its new studio album The Brightest Light, an 11-song collection that marks the first time original band members Wayne Hussey, Simon Hinkler and Craig Adams have recorded together since the sessions for 1990’s Carved in Sand.

The Mission begin work on new album, sign deal with U.S. label for September release

The Mission begin work on new album, sign deal with U.S. label for September release

Eight months after first announcing plans for a new album, The Mission have convened in England to begin recording with producer David M. Allen — who has worked with The Cure, Depeche Mode, Wire and The Sisters of Mercy — and this week announced a new record deal and plans to release the album in September.

The Mission to mark 25th anniversary reunion tour with ‘Silver’ 3-disc CD/DVD set

The Mission to mark 25th anniversary reunion tour with ‘Silver’ 3-disc CD/DVD set

The Mission will document their ongoing 25th anniversary reunion this fall with a limited-edition 3-disc CD/DVD set called Silver that features two full concerts recorded last year and part of a third on either DVD or Blu-ray, plus a bonus CD featuring near-complete audio from one of the gigs as well.

Wayne Hussey: The Mission to record new album over next year for fall 2013 release

Wayne Hussey: The Mission to record new album over next year for fall 2013 release

The ongoing 25th anniversary reunion of goth-rock legends The Mission will lead to new music after all as frontman Wayne Hussey this week announced that he and his bandmates plan to write and record a new album over the next year with an eye toward a fall 2013 release.

The Mission to reunite for 25th anniversary concert in London next October

The Mission to reunite for 25th anniversary concert in London next October

As hinted at last summer, classic goth-rock act The Mission will reunite next year for a special 25th anniversary concert in London — although it’s not yet known whether this will lead to the series of U.K. and European concerts originally envisioned by bandleader Wayne Husse