Depeche Mode recently released a new music video for their song “Before We Drown” from their latest album, Memento Mori. The video, directed by Anton Corbijn, is in black and white and follows a person entering a relentless sea, fitting with the song’s title. The band has been busy since the release of Memento Mori, touring in North America and Europe, and even performing at Primavera Sound Barcelona. They also released a remix EP of “Wagging Tongue” with remixes by artists like Wet Leg and Daniel Avery. In October, they celebrated Halloween with a special performance on Jimmy Fallon’s show. Additionally, their classic album Songs of Faith and Devotion turned 30 years old in 2023.
The video for “Before We Drown” is a collaboration between Depeche Mode and director Anton Corbijn, known for his work on previous videos for the band. The black and white visuals complement the haunting and atmospheric nature of the song. The video depicts a person entering a tumultuous sea, reflecting the song’s title and themes.
Following the release of Memento Mori, Depeche Mode embarked on a tour across North America and Europe to showcase their new music. Their performance at Primavera Sound Barcelona was a highlight of their tour. Additionally, the band released a remix EP of “Wagging Tongue” featuring reimagined versions of the song by artists like Wet Leg and Daniel Avery. They also made a special appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s show for a Halloween performance.
In addition to their recent activities, 2023 marked the 30th anniversary of Depeche Mode’s classic album Songs of Faith and Devotion. This milestone serves as a reminder of the band’s enduring influence and impact on the music industry.
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