Depeche Mode Get Darkly Sensual in 'Soothe My Soul'

Synthpoppers combine aggression and seduction in new clip

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Depeche Mode get darkly sensual in their new video for "Soothe My Soul," combining the aggressive chants of the chorus with some smooth caresses and seductive imagery. Black, white and gray hues dominate, while Dave Gahan's vocals inject a menacing, sexual energy. Lovers clasp, blood trickles, snakes slither, and Depeche Mode feel up their instruments with striking intimacy.

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