As Depeche Mode nears the March 26th release of their thirteenth studio album, Delta Machine, the synth-pop pioneers have just surprised fans with a follow-up to first single “Heaven“.

Titled “Soothe My Soul,” the new track is a glammy romp that some fans are likening to classic Depeche Mode track “Personal Jesus.” “Soothe My Soul” takes Depeche Mode fans back to the band’s glory days. Listen below.

Buzz on the new material has been strong, with chief songwriterMartin Gore stating that the new album looks back to the band’s glory days.

“It definitely has a lot of blues influences, I would say closer to what we were doing around the time of Songs of Faith & Devotion,” singerDave Gahan recently told KROQ’s’ Kevin & Bean. “Martin’s come up with all these blues riffs.”

He added that the lyrics are in the vein of 1990′s Violator.

Looking back at the band’s 32-year career, Gahan added, “I’m constantly surprised by this band. When I show up, really exciting things happen. I guess what I’m saying is, we’re not done yet.”

Delta Machine tracklist:

  1. “Welcome to My World”
  2. “Angel”
  3. “Heaven”
  4. “Secret to the End”
  5. “My Little Universe”
  6. “Slow”
  7. “Broken”
  8. “The Child Inside”
  9. “Soft Touch/Raw Nerve”
  10. “Should Be Higher”
  11. “Alone”
  12. “Soothe My Soul”
  13. “Goodbye”

Deluxe Edition Bonus disc:

  1. “Long Time Lie”
  2. “Happens All the Time”
  3. “Always”
  4. “All That’s Mine”

Depeche Mode 2013 U.S. Tour Dates:

Thursday, Aug. 22 Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Saturday, Aug. 24 Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Tuesday, Aug. 27 St. Paul, MN @ Minnesota State Fair
Sunday, Sep. 1 Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Tuesday, Sep. 3 Montreal, QB @ Bell Centre
Friday, Sep. 6 Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
Sunday, Sep. 8 Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Tuesday, Sep. 10 Washington DC @ Jiffy Lube Live
Thursday, Sep. 12 Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Saturday, Sep. 14 Tampa, FL @ Florida State Fairgrounds
Sunday, Sep. 15 Ft Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
Wednesday, Sep. 18 Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Friday, Sep. 20 Dallas, TX Gexa @ Energy Pavilion
Sunday, Sep. 22 San Diego, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Tuesday, Sep. 24 Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
Thursday, Sep. 26 Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
Saturday, Sep. 28 Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center
Sunday, Sep. 29 Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center
Tuesday, Oct. 8 Phoenix, AZ @ Desert Sky Pavilion



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