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Depeche Mode has enjoyed the silence long enough, announces new tour and album

(Photo: Sergione Infuso-Corvis/Getty Images)
(Photo: Sergione Infuso-Corvis/Getty Images)

Dust off your Violator T-shirts and get ready for some Music For The Masses, because synthpop stalwart Depeche Mode has just announced a new European tour and forthcoming album, for those of us unable to travel from Milan to Minsk. (Who are we kidding? We’re based in Chicago.) Anyway, the British trio will set off on a 32-city trek next spring in support of Global Spirit, its 14th studio album. The A.V. Club deemed Depeche Mode’s previous release, Delta Machine, a “potent combination of moody programming, focused songwriting, and subtle velocity,” so we’re cautiously optimistic about the latest effort. Our European Union and globetrotting friends can check out the list of dates below, but don’t worry, Stateside devotees: the band will hit up North and South America some time next year as well.

2017 Global Spirit Tour

5/5—Friends Arena—Stockholm, Sweden
5/7—Ziggo Dome—Amsterdam, Netherlands
5/9—Sportpaleis—Antwerp, Belgium
5/12—Stade Charles-Ehrmann—Nice, France
5/14—Dvorana Stožice—Ljubljana, Slovenia
5/17—Terra Vibe Park—Athens, Greece
5/20—Štadión Pasienky—Bratislava, Slovakia
5/22—Budapest, Hungary - Groupama Aréna
5/24—Eden Aréna—Prague, Czech Republic
5/27—Festweise—Leipzig, Germany
5/29—Stade Pierre-Mauroy—Lille, France
5/31—Telia Parken—Copenhagen, Denmark
6/3—London Stadium—London, United Kingdom
6/5—RheinEnergieStadion—Cologne, Germany
6/9—Olympiastadion—Munich, Germany
6/11—HDI Arena—Hannover, Germany
6/18—Letzigrund Stadion—Zurich, Switzerland
6/20—Commerzbank-Arena—Frankfurt, Germany
6/22—Olympiastadion—Berlin, Germany
6/25—Stadio Olimpico—Rome, Italy
6/27—Stadio San Siro—Milan, Italy
6/29—Stadio Rentao Dall’Ara—Bologna, Italy
7/1—Stade de France—Paris, France
7/4—Veltins-Arena—Gelsenkirchen, Germany
7/6—BBK Live Festival—Bilbao, Spain
7/8—NOS Alive Festival—Lisbon, Portugal
7/13—SKK—St. Petersburg, Russia
7/15—Otkritie Arena—Moscow, Russia
7/17—Minsk-Arena—Minsk, Belarus
7/19—Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex—Kiev, Ukraine
7/21—PGE Narodowy—Warsaw, Poland
7/23—Cluj Arena—Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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