DEPECHE MODE TOURS




Depeche Mode 'Speak and Spell Tour' 1981 - 1982



Depeche Mode


Name tour:  

Speak and Spell Tour


Tour dates:  

Start: 11 September 1981 / End: 23 January 1982


Total executed:  

16 songs


Total show:  

25



DEPECHE MODE:


Dave Gahan:  

lead vocals


Martin Gore:  

synthesizers, backing vocals


Andy Fletcher:  

synthesizers, backing vocals


Vince Clarke:  

synthesizers, backing vocals




TOUR SETLIST


SETLIST





01. Intro - Any Second Now


02. Photographic


03. Nodisco


04. New Life


05. Puppets


06. Ice Machine


07. Big Muff


08. I Sometimes Wish I Was Dead


09. Tora! Tora! Tora!


10. Just Can’t Get Enough


11. Boys Say Go!


12. What’s Your Name?


13. Television Set


14. Dreaming Of Me


15. The Price Of Love





TOUR GREAT BRITAIN


1981



GREAT BRITAIN



11.09 - Bristol (UK) - Lawrence Weston School


19.09 - London (UK) - The Victoria Venue (two concerts)





TOUR EUROPA


EUROPA



25.09 - Hamburg (West Germany) - Markthalle


26.09 - Amsterdam (Netherlands) - Paradiso Theatre Club


28.09 - Brussels (Belgium) - Disco Rouge


29.09 - Paris (France) - Bains Douche (Vince officially announced to the group that he was leaving her)





TOUR GREAT BRITAIN


GREAT BRITAIN



31.10 - Newcastle (UK) - University


02.11 - Edinburgh (UK) - Coasters


03.11 - Manchester (UK) - Fagin's Club


04.11 - Birmingham (UK) - Locarno


05.11 - Nottingham (UK) - Rock City


06.11 - Liverpool (UK) - Live at Something Else (BBC 2 - "Photographic")


06.11 - Liverpool (UK) - University


07.11 - Sheffield (UK) - Polytechnic


09.11 - Bristol (UK) - Locarno


10.11 - Basildon (UK) - Raquels


11.11 - Brighton (UK) - Top Rank


12.11 - Poole (UK) - Arts Centre


14.11 - Leicester (UK) - University


15.11 - London (UK) - Lyceum


16.11 - London (UK) - Lyceum


03.12 - Chichester (UK) - Festival Theatre (Vince Clarke's last gig in the band)




TOUR GREAT BRITAIN


1982



GREAT BRITAIN



20.01 - Rayleigh (UK) - The Crocs (Alan Wilder's first concert)





TOUR NORTH AMERICA


NORTH AMERICA



22.01 - New York, NY (USA) - The Ritz


23.01 - New York, NY (USA) - The Ritz






EXTRA INFORMATION:



11.09.1981 "I Sometimes Wish I Was Dead" - flexipop version: Vince plays the song alone in the studio.


19.09.1981 London, The Victoria Venue. Depeche Mode's first double concert (one afternoon and one evening) where he plays for over 2,000 people. After the show, Andy and Martin quit their civic work.


26.09.1981 Amsterdam, Paradiso. Full show, broadcast by Dutch vPro FM radio broadcasts.


29.09.1981 Paris, Bains Douche. French radio France-Inter is broadcasting the whole concert.


15.11.1981 London, Lyceum. The first UK Tour is closed with a double concert, which mostly includes full house concerts. The final performances are held in front of an audience of 4,500 people.


03.12.1981 Chichester, Festival Theatre, TV Show. Vince Clarke's last public appearance with the band. Officially 1981.


16.01.1982 Rayleigh, The Crocs. Daniel Miller hires Alan for £ 100 a week, who will be found by the band's newspaper ad.


22.01.1982 New York, The Ritz. The first American performances at the legendary rock club with a capacity of one and a half thousand. Is the first Depeche Mode concert that defines his later life.





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