"We've probably got 20 songs demoed. Some of the songs are in really good shape, some need some work, but we're definitely on track.
"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"
Ben Hillier and Christoffer Berg are co-producing the new material. The album will be the followup to 2009's Sounds of the Universe.
Gahan also says that "There are already plans in place to be touring next year."