Depeche Mode are an English electronic band that formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex.
The group consists of founders Dave Gahan (lead vocals, occasional songwriter since 2005), Martin Gore (guitar, keyboards, vocals, main songwriter since 1982), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards, bass guitar).
In September, the official Depeche Mode Facebook page made posts hinting at a new release, which was later confirmed by the band to be a music video compilation, Video Singles Collection, scheduled to be released in November by Sony. In October 2016, the band announced that their fourteenth album, titled Spirit and produced by James Ford, would be released in spring 2017.Four days later, the band announced the European stadium leg of the Global Spirit Tour, which will start at Stockholm's Friends Arena on 5 May 2017. A week later, the group got a nomination for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In December 2016 interview, Dave Gahan confirmed the album would be released in March 2017."Where's the Revolution", the lead single from Spirit, was released on 3 February 2017, along with its lyric video. The official video was published a week later, on 9 February.