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Watch Depeche Mode Take To Stars In Moody 'Cover Me' Video

VIDEO: Depeche Mode - "Cover Me" (Music Video)

By Scott T. Sterling

(RADIO.COM) – Depeche Mode are lost in space in the band's moody new video, "Cover Me."

The beautifully shot black & white clip was directed by longtime Depeche Mode collaborator, Anton Corbijn.

The video follows the band's frontman, Dave Gahan, as he wanders deserted Los Angeles streets in a spacesuit, eventually ending up on a bench facing the Pacific Ocean. During the clip, Gahan pilots a spaceship through the cosmos to the percolating electronic pulse of the track. "Cover Me" is from Depeche Mode's new album, Spirit, which came out in March.

"A big surprise for me was how 'Cover Me' ended up being," Gahan told NPR. "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."

Depeche Mode will perform 2 dates in the Bay Area on their upcoming 2017 Global Spirit Tour. The British band with be at the SAP Center in San Jose on October 9th and the Oracle Arena in Oakland on October 10th.

Depeche Mode - Live at SAP Center on 10.8 and Oracle Arena on 10.10 by Live Nation Bay Area on YouTube
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