(And no, not a McLaughlin Group reference.)

This seems to be a day for talking about music for me, but there’s a good reason for it thanks to one of my all time favorite ever groups Depeche Mode spending yesterday announcing tour dates and details about their new album Sounds of the Universe and then today premiering their new single “Wrong” via a German award show appearance — and god bless the Internet since this means we can all see it at once, and more importantly, hear it:

Lord, what a band. More importantly to my ears, this is the first lead single in quite this strident vein in a long time from them, and the arrangement feels very Black Celebration, rewired and reworked. The August shows now seem too far away…