Influential synth-rock trio Depeche Mode will perform Sept. 15 at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena on a tour supporting the band’s hotly anticipated album, “Spirit,” set for release March 17 on Columbia Records.
Tickets will cost $35.50-$125.50 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, March 10, at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com and by calling 800-745-3000. A series of pre sales, including VIP packages and fan-club tickets, is scheduled to begin at noon Monday, March 6.
The band, which the New York Times once called “the Pink Floyd of synth-pop,” last performed in South Florida at a BB&T Center stop on the 2013 Delta Machine tour, a show that found a band at the height of its sonic skills. On such classics as “Just Can’t Get Enough,” “Personal Jesus,” “Enjoy the Silence,” “Walking in My Shoes” and “Policy of Truth,” lead singer Dave Gahan was never more charismatic.
Last month the band released the first single from “Spirit,” the dark cri de coeur “Where’s the Revolution,” which was accompanied by a cold, militaristic black-and-white video directed by Anton Corbijn.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Gahan acknowledged the sense of worry layered over the album.
"I wouldn't call this a political album, because I don't listen to music in a political way," Gahan said. “But it's definitely about humanity, and our place in that."
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