Depeche Mode reveal full details of comeback album

Sounds like 'Playing The Angel' will be quite dark...

Depeche Mode have revealed full details of their eagerly awaited comeback album will be called ’PLAYING THE ANGEL’.

The follow-up to 2001’s ’Exciter’ will be released on October 17. It’s preceded by a single, ’Precious’, on October 3.

The album tracklisting is:


’A Pain That I’m Used To’

’John The Revelator’

’Suffer Well’

’The Sinner In Me’




’I Want It All’

’Nothing’s Impossible’


’Damaged People’


’The Darkest Star’

As previously revealed on NME.COM, the band go on a European tour in early 2006.

The tour visits:

Dresden Messenhalle (January 13)

Hamburg Color Line Arena (15)

Berlin Velodrom (18)

Dusseldorf LTU Arena (20)

Prague Sazka Arena (23)

Erfurt Messenhalle (24)

Frankfurt Festhalle (26)

Antwerp Sports Paleis (29)

Geneva Arena (31)

Marseille Le Dome (February 1)

Toulouse Zenith (3)

Lyon Tony Garnier (4)

Madrid Palacio Deportes (6)

Lisbon Pavilhao Atlantico (8)

Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi (10)

Munich Olympiahalle (14)

Vienna Stadthalle (16)

Milan Forum (18)

Paris Bercy (21)

Copenhagen Parken Stadium (25)

St. Petersburg SKK (March 3)

Moscow Luzhniki (4)

Stuttgart Schleyerhalle (9)

Friedrichshafen Messenhalle (10)

Mannheim SAP Arena (11)

Graz Messenhalle (13)

Katowice Spodek (14)

Tallinn Saku Arena (16)

Riga New Arena (17)

Vilinus Siemens Arena (18)

Budapest Arena (21)

Ljubljana Hala Tivoli (22)

Amneville Galaxie (24)

Douai Gayant Expo (25)

Rotterdam Ahoy (26)

Zurich Hallenstadion (28)

Manchester MEN Arena (30)

Birmingham NEC (31)

London Wembley Arena (April 2/3)

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