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Old 10-03-22, 09:54 PM
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Depeche Mode - "Memento Mori" - new album and tour

The new album is called "Memento Mori" ("Remember that you are going to die" in Latin) set to be released Spring of 2023. The tour kicks off with arena dates in North America (New York, Toronto and Los Angeles amongst others) followed by stadium dates in UK/Europe over the Summer.




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Very few US dates. I assume they will be coming back again after they hit Europe, for a more extensive run.
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Well this was "meh". A fan online said it best. "I'm really hoping that what will probably be their last album would be a return to form. Sadly, from what we heard there, I fear we're in for another generic, bland colon-dump of an album with about as much edge as a Billiard Ball. I found it extremely ironic when Dave answered the "Unplugged" question with "We can't as we're an electronic band".. he's been pushing the "Rock" since forever and encouraging Eigner to wipe his signature "musical" bum-stain all over the classic tracks.

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I prefer them using the synthesizers which might sound crazy to some music fans but that is when they are their best.

I am a sucker and will buy it and listen to it once so I can have the complete discography.
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Iíll always welcome new DM although they havenít done anything thatís really clicked with me since Playing the Angel. The more synths the better.
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Ticket prices have $1200 or less in most cities for this tour. Grabbing hands indeed.
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Damn, would have considered if they came up my way but way out of price range interest.
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Ticket prices have $1200 or less in most cities for this tour. Grabbing hands indeed.
Yea, I looked at tickets for MSG out of curiosity and the prices are ridiculous. Iím going to be in Europe next week and saw The Cure are going to in Vienna when I will be there. Only Ä88 with fees.
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Damn you. I was on my way here to post this I heard the song yesterday. While it's their best single single since "Precious", I don't think it's strong enough to be a single. Especially the first one off a new album. It's good, not great. And it makes me very worried about the rest of the songs on the album.
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More dates


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Not really into that song at all. No melody.
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Re: Depeche Mode - "Memento Mori" - new album and tour

Buddy of mine has heard the whole album and said this morning it's not "guitar bluesy" at all, has plenty of drum machines and a couple songs are almost 'Kraftwerk-y'.

And he said there's a few uptempo tunes also. We'll see.
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If you envisioned Enjoy the Silence as a dance song.

Maybe the youngsters will check out the original now?



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Not really into that song at all. No melody.

No song. It's literally nothing. This guy's response and facial expressions matched mine when I heard it too.

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The album leaked yesterday (3/21) around 3:00 AM PST. I woke up and found the link in a Facebook private message from a friend on the west coast. I'm not sure if the Admins will allow me to post the dropbox link. So send me a message if you want it. Overall, I wasn't blown away. Is it terrible? No. Is it better than "Spirit"? Hell yes. I like three of the songs. The rest I was completely underwhelmed by. Of course the DMC (Depeche Mode Cult) are saying this is up there "Music for the Masses" and "Violator". Hogwash. I honestly could not pick out another track for a second single. None are strong enough IMO. But I will say this, the album works best listening to it from start to finish. My overall rating 6/10.
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Best songs IMO





And this very Kraftwerk influenced

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