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1987-11-09 Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany
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In issue #22 of BONG Magazine, Daryl Bamonte wrote a bio on Depeche Mode's production manager Andy Franks, and revealed:
We were on the Music For The Masses Tour in Germany, in November 1987. Franksy woke up one morning with a headache. [...] Finally, we made him go to a hospital in Berlin. The German doctor confirmed our worst fears. Franksy's brain had exploded. To be less layman-like, he had suffered a brain haemorrhage. The problem was, Franksy insisted on coming back to the venue to work. Therefore, a strange and wonderful thing occurred - the surgeons performed the complex operation right underneath the stage of the Deutschlandhalle as the band played to 12,000 screaming, unsuspecting fans!!! Fransky was back at work the very next day [...].
Front 242 was the support act.
- Behind The Wheel
- Something To Do
- Blasphemous Rumours
- Pipeline (*)
- The Things You Said (*)
- Black Celebration
- Shake The Disease
- Pleasure, Little Treasure
- People Are People
- A Question Of Time
- Never Let Me Down Again
- A Question Of Lust (*)
- Master And Servant
- Everything Counts
- Source 1 is Elly Apfel's very good audience recording sourced from a first-generation cassette copy.