The legendary trio invited its fans to join them via its Facebook page for its special announcement and the home page of the band's website featured a countdown timer. For several months even before the news was official, several Facebook pages created by Depeche Mode fans had gained hundreds of thousands of followers eagerly awaiting the band's comeback.
The first leg of a world tour set to start on 5thMay in Stockholm(Sweden). 32 dates across the Europe, with further touring in North and South America to follow. The electronic rock band is teaming up with Hublot and will be using this new tour and this new album as an opportunity to support the non-profit organisation charity: water which aims to provide clean drinking water to developing countries.
Hublot & Depeche Mode
- 2010: 12 exclusive box sets – each Hublot watch having a dial featuring an album cover from one of Depeche Mode's 12 albums – one vinyl version and one digital version of each album. A charity concert held at London's Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenager Cancer Trust
- 2013: Depeche Mode and Hublot launch a fundraising campaign for charity: water.
- 2017: Depeche Mode and Hublot confirm their commitment to supporting charity: water by launching a new fundraising campaign to coincide with the release of the band's 14th album Spirit, its 2017 tour and a limited edition watch.