Depeche Mode to Sweden

By on October 13, 2016

Depeche Mode, one of modern music’s most influential bands, announced today at a press conference in Milan that they are going out on a world tour in May 2017. The tour, which follows the release of the band’s new album, “Spirit” released early next year , called “Global Spirit Tour” and has its world tour premiere in Stockholm Friends Arena May 5, 2017.

Tickets for this long-awaited concert released on Monday, October 17 at 10:00.

In the first part of the Global Spirit Tour will Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher play for over 1.5 million fans in 32 cities in 21 countries in Europe. After the European concerts in the summer of 2017, the tour moving on to North and South America. Global Spirit Tour will be the band’s 18th tour and means their first live concerts in over three years. The band’s latest tour, Delta Machine Tour, was played to 2.5 million fans and sold out arenas across Europe and North America. The tour that reached both the Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö was one of 2013‘s biggest and most successful tours.

“Spirit” is the band’s 14th studio album and the follow-up to 2013’s acclaimed album Delta Machine, which reached the top 5 placings across 26 countries and reached number one in 12 countries. “Spirit” is produced by James Ford who founded the band Simian Mobile Disco and whose latest production jobs include album by Florence and the Machine and Arctic Monkeys. “Spirit” released in early 2017 via Columbia Records.

At the press conference in Milan today said Dave Gahan: “We’re exceptionally proud of Spirit‘s sound and energy, and we’re excited to get back on tour to share it with our fans around the world.”

They have sold over 100 million albums and played to over 30 million fans, but refuses to slow down. Countless artists have them as greatest inspiration and critics pay tribute to them with words that they “are becoming more and more significant the more time goes by.” With this tour and this album will Depeche Mode continue this history of musical innovation and commercial success.

We are incredibly proud and happy that one of the world’s best live bands start their new world tour in Sweden and at the Friends Arena in May.

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