Depeche Mode don't do things by halves.
One of the characteristics which has marked their career - and no doubt helped to make them critical bete noires back in the 80s - is an overriding sense of ambition, of continually reaching beyond themselves.
Returning with a new album, it's great to see that this hasn't dimmed with the years. Depeche Mode are set to release new album 'Delta Machine' on March 25th, with lead single 'Heaven' set to be released on February 1st.
Given its radio premiere on KROQ, the video for the track has just gone live. Shot inside a church, it's a melodramatic return packed with no little Gothic imagery.
Striking - and overwhelmingly ambitious.
Watch it now.
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'Delta Machine' is set to be released on March 25th.