Band additionally performs “Private Jesus” as Late Present internet unique
A month earlier than Depeche Mode launch their new album Memento Mori, the Rock Corridor-inducted now-duo stopped by The Late Present Thursday to carry out the LP’s first single and one of many band’s classics.
Within the episode, Dave Gahan and Martin Gore showcased their new tune “Ghosts Once more,” the primary providing from Memento Mori. Then, as an online unique, Depeche Mode whipped out “Private Jesus” for the Ed Sullivan Theater viewers.
Memento Mori — Depeche Mode’s fifteenth studio album, their first since 2017’s Spirit and their first as a duo — arrives on March 24. A day earlier than the album’s launch, the band will embark on a short North American trek earlier than heading abroad to Europe for a summer-long tour. Depeche Mode will then return to North America within the fall for a prolonged area trek that runs till Dec. 15.
“The direct translation [for ‘memento mori’] is, ‘Keep in mind that you need to die,’” Gahan advised Rolling Stone of the LP in October. “Numerous the songs are going into that place of reminding ourselves that our time is fleeting, and you bought to make one of the best of it — in a optimistic approach.” Gore added that the primary time he heard the Latin phrase from a buddy, “I simply thought, ‘What an amazing album title for the songs that had been written already.’” Because the duo additionally revealed, the Could 2022 loss of life of co-founding member “Fletch” additionally hangs over the album’s 12 songs.