1988-04-29 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA, USA

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Andy Fletcher said in the commentary track on the DVD of 101 in 2003:

"I think this waving [during 'Never Let Me Down Again'] started in Mountainview. Dave said that the fans just started going it themselves. And he then realised what was happening, and he got them to it more."

In the movie '101', Dave is complaining about his vocal performance after the Wantagh concert, and then says:

"[...] But it's nowhere near as bad as it was in San Francisco, I couldn't even speak then. But tonight I'm gonna have to do me steroids and stuff, puffer, I'm gonna do that tonight again. The stuff that the doctor gave me in San Francisco. You know, like someone who has asthma-attacks uses? But it's steroids, so it straight away hits your vocal cords and peps 'em up."

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark was the support act.

Set list

  1. Pimpf
  2. Behind The Wheel
  3. Strangelove
  4. Sacred
  5. Something To Do
  6. Blasphemous Rumours
  7. Stripped
  8. Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth (*)
  9. The Things You Said (*)
  10. Black Celebration
  11. Shake The Disease
  12. Nothing
  13. Pleasure, Little Treasure
  14. Master And Servant
  15. A Question Of Time
  16. Never Let Me Down Again
  17. A Question Of Lust (*)
  18. Just Can't Get Enough
  19. Everything Counts


  • Source 1 is a very good audience recording.

Ticket scan

Credit to Paul Speed.
Credit to Paul Speed.