1987-10-26 Palasport, Bologna, Italy/Source 1

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A very good audience recording. Clear and direct sounding, with very little crowd noise. Pimpf is missing the beginning, and Black Celebration is missing the first few seconds due to master tape flip. Bass can be a bit distorted at times, and treble can be on the shrill side.

Note that an extended version of People Are People was performed, adding an extended middle break. This version was performed for the first seven concerts of the tour through 1987-10-30 Milan, after which the "regular" shorter version is played for the entire tour, with one exception. This extended version is played only once more on the second of three nights in Paris on 1987-11-17.

Many thanks to Falko for generously lending me this tape to archive, and thanks to Elly Apfel for recording this concert.


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

The tape's inlay card.
  1. [3:47] Play Pimpf
  2. [5:32] Play Behind The Wheel
  3. [5:03] Play Strangelove
  4. [5:14] Play Sacred
  5. [3:55] Play Something To Do
  6. [5:11] Play Blasphemous Rumours
  7. [6:22] Play Stripped
  8. [4:07] Play Pipeline (*)
  9. [4:13] Play The Things You Said (*)
  10. [4:43] Play Black Celebration
  11. [5:10] Play Shake The Disease
  12. [4:39] Play Nothing
  13. [4:37] Play Pleasure, Little Treasure
  14. [5:25] Play People Are People
  15. [4:15] Play A Question Of Time
  16. [8:40] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  17. [4:09] Play A Question Of Lust (*)
  18. [8:09] Play Master And Servant
  19. [7:06] Play Everything Counts
  • Total time: 1:40:18


The first generation tape.
  • Sony WM-D6C + unknown mics -> unknown master cassette(s) -> unknown deck(s) used for copy -> first generation TDK SA100 type II cassette tape, 1990 - 1991 stock -> Nakamichi MR-1 professional discrete head cassette deck (playback azimuth and pitch optimized) -> Mogami 2534 XLR to TRS cables -> Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd gen USB audio interface -> WAV (32/88.2) -> recorded in Audacity 3.0.2 using WASAPI input; sped up 0.5%, channels independently normalized to -0.1dB and any DC offset removed, track splits -> WAV (32/88.2) -> downsampled to FLAC level 8 (16/44) using foobar2000 v1.6.6, FLAC 1.3.3 64-bit, and foobar2000's Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality), dithering enabled
  • Generation: first
  • Taper: Elly Apfel
  • Transfer: DMLiveWiki on July 10, 2021
  • Cassette tape photos, tape inlay scan, and auCDtectTaskManager log included