Depeche ModeDepeche Mode’s Dave Gahan has revealed, ‘Twenty tracks’ have already been demoed and Mode are on course to completing their new studio album by late November.

On the subject of how quickly the band are progressing with new material, Dave said: ‘We have a deadline of the end of November, and there’s no reason we why we won’t meet that at the rate we’re going.’

Dave also announced that accomplished Fever Ray producer Christoffer Berg will be joining Mode in the studio along with Ben Hillier who’ll be overseeing production duties. Sir Martin Gore has been encouraged by Dave to try his hand at co-producing the new album following some impressively sonic demos that have impressed the Mode frontman.

Mode Devotees should now start saving their hard earned cash for live dates next year with Dave revealing; ‘There are already plans in place to be touring next year’.