Iconic, multi-platinum selling musical pioneers Depeche Mode have debuted the music video for their track “Cover Me” today. The video, which premiered on NPR Music, can be seen here:

Depeche Mode has always placed an essential emphasis on the quality of their videos, collaborating with world-class directors on some of the most powerful and influential short films in music video history. “Cover Me” is no exception. Directed by their longtime creative collaborator, Dutch photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn, “Cover Me” features a pensive Dave Gahan, dressed in astronaut attire, restlessly wandering through an empty Los Angeles and adrift in space. Shot in black and white with heavily contrasted light and shadow, the video is as moody as the song itself.

Says Gahan, “A big surprise for me was how ‘Cover Me’ ended up being. I always heard this idea of the song being in two halves. The song is here and then you kind of get in the spaceship and go somewhere else.”

Cover Me” is one of the key tracks from Spirit, Depeche Mode’s 14th studio album. Produced by James Ford of Simian Mobile Disco, the album debuted at No. 1 in multiple countries including Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Portugal and Denmark. Proving to be not only a fan but critic favorite, Spiritadditionally debuted in the Top 10 in 15 countries, including coming in at No. 5 in the United States and the United Kingdom.

In addition to the new video, Depeche Mode is offering expansive “Cover Me” remix packages for fans. Three separate formats of remixes will be available simultaneously on October 6th; digital version, cd version and vinyl version. The physical pre-order for the remixes is live now and can be accessed here:

Digital Product:

  1. Cover Me (Radio Edit)

  2. Cover Me (Warpaint Steez Remix)

  3. Cover Me (Josh T. Pearson Choose Hellth Remix)

  4. Cover Me (Ellen Allien U.F.O. RMX)

  5. Cover Me (Nicole Moudaber Remix)

  6. Cover Me (Ben Pearce Remix)

  7. Cover Me (Texas Gentlemen Remix)

  8. Cover Me (Erol Alkan White Light Rework)

  9. Cover Me (I Hate Models Cold Lights Remix)

  10. So Much Love (Kalli Remix)

CD Product:
1             Cover Me (Radio Edit)
2             Cover Me (Warpaint Steez Remix)
3             Cover Me (Erol Alkan Black Out Rework)
4             Cover Me (Texas Gentlemen Remix)
5             Cover Me (Ellen Allien U.F.O. RMX)
6             Cover Me (Ben Pearce Remix)
7             Cover Me (Josh T. Pearson Choose Hellth Remix)
8             So Much Love (Kalli Remix)

DISC 1 – Side A
1             Cover Me (Ellen Allien U.F.O. RMX)
2             Cover Me (I Hate Models Cold Lights Remix)

DISC 1 – Side B
1             Cover Me (Nicole Moudaber Remix)
2             So Much Love (Kalli Remix)

DISC 2 – Side A

  1. Cover Me (Erol Alkan White Light Rework)

  2. Cover Me (Texas Gentlemen Remix)

DISC 2 -Side B
1             Cover Me (Warpaint Steez Remix)
2             Cover Me (Josh T. Pearson Choose Hellth Remix)

Fans will be able to hear “Cover Me” live as the demand for Depeche Mode’s unparalleled live show has not once slowed down. Having already completed three months of stadium shows across Europe, Depeche Mode is currently mid-way through the US leg of the Global Spirit Tour, featuring two nights at Madison Square Garden, and a record-breaking four nights at the legendary Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. After a return to arenas in Europe in fall and winter, the band will continue on to South America, ultimately playing for over 3 million people by the end of the tour.

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