29.05.1981. New Life - single release. Half a million copies will be delivered in the summer.
The "New Life" Tour. It is a tour that can only be called with great goodwill, as there were just over a dozen shows on the promotional tour. However, this is the first time the team has toured with a pre-recorded song script, which means the same setlist. Double gigs in August, 5:00 for Under-18s, 8:00 for over-18s.
11.06.1981. Richard Skinner show a BBC Radio London studios; 4-many live radio broadcasts-are the first in the band's life.
25.06.1981. "Top Of The Pops" TV-show a BBC London studio; playback recording on the most popular music TV show of the era - also for the first time in the life of the band.
23.07.1981. London, The Victoria Venue. The first very successful concert with a full house, on the day of Martin Gore's twentieth birthday.
25.07.1981. Den Haag (Netherlands), Zeiders Park. The first foreign show.
29.07.1981. London, The Bridgehouse. So-called secret gig, which was not officially recorded on the tour. The band was featured on the posters entitled 'Modepeche Return: Dreaming Of A: New Life'. The band celebrated their third "Top Of The Pops" "New Life" performance at home.
26.08.1981. London, I.C.A.. Full concert. 3-many LIVE FM radio broadcasts. "Boys Say Go!", "The Price Of Love" (cover), "Dreaming Of Me".