1981-07-23 The Venue, London, England, UK

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This concert was Depeche Mode's first London concert following the huge success of New Life and was a compete sell-out. It also happened to be Martin Gore's 20th birthday.

This concert saw the unveiling of the first new songs to the band's set since the beginning of the year. Dave announced the two new songs as "Operator" and "Pretty Boy". By Autumn and the release of the debut album Speak & Spell, these titles had been changed to Puppets and What's Your Name?, respectively. This information is mentioned in the Smash Hits magazine, issue October 1, 1981 review by Mark Ellen who attended the gig at 1981-09-19 The Venue, London, England, UK.

Set list

  1. Summer 1981 Intro
  2. Television Set
  3. Boys Say Go!
  4. New Life
  5. Puppets
  6. Ice Machine
  7. Big Muff
  8. Just Can't Get Enough
  9. What's Your Name?
  10. Tora! Tora! Tora!
  11. Photographic
  12. The Price Of Love
  13. Dreaming Of Me