2023-12-15 Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, CA, USA/Source 1

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Photo during Waiting For The Night. Photo credit to DMLiveWiki.

A very good audience recording. Fairly loud crowd around me, but that's just the LA enthusiasm! Slightly reverberated sound, but I think that's the nature of the venue.

Toward the end of Everything Counts, Dave was interacting with fans near my side of the catwalk and I touched his hand. The ladies near me were understandably quite excited as well, as you'll hear on the recording. It was great to hear Heaven as a tour debut and in this new acoustic format.

Dave's foot tapping during Waiting For The Night is audible due to the taping location - Dave and Martin were that close.

About a minute in to Never Let Me Down Again, there was an apparent altercation between some fans near the front row on Martin's side. Dave stopped the performance and helped to resolve the matter, and the song was restarted afterwards. Here's a transcription of what Dave said:

Hey! Hey! Whoa whoa whoa whoa, hey, come on, stop stop, stop the song, stop the song... come on, hey, heeey, nothing's that important! Nothing's that important, alright? Guys, you OK? You OK? He's okay, he's okay. Hey, look, he's lost his fucking phone. That's what he's worried about. His phone. <crowd boos> You've got your phone? No no no, no no no no, stop, he's okay, come on. You guys alright? You be cool. Alright. We don't do that! Come on. There's enough shit going on in the world without you guys. Alright! Let's start again!

Immense thanks again to Mike (mth2k) for the stellar ticket, and to Austin for helping with the equipment. Also big thanks to Ryan for lending me the superior Sony PCM-A10 recorder.


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

  1. [2:34] Play Intro (Speak To Me)
  2. [5:12] Play My Cosmos Is Mine
  3. [3:40] Play Wagging Tongue
  4. [6:52] Play Walking In My Shoes
  5. [5:09] Play It's No Good
  6. [5:11] Play Policy Of Truth
  7. [5:06] Play In Your Room
  8. [7:04] Play Everything Counts
  9. [5:14] Play Precious
  10. [4:58] Play Speak To Me
  11. [4:35] Play A Question Of Lust (*)
  12. [4:44] Play Heaven (*)
  13. [4:08] Play Ghosts Again
  14. [5:30] Play I Feel You
  15. [4:31] Play A Pain That I'm Used To
  16. [5:18] Play World In My Eyes
  17. [5:16] Play Black Celebration
  18. [5:19] Play Stripped
  19. [4:09] Play John The Revelator
  20. [11:00] Play Enjoy The Silence
  21. [5:40] Play Waiting For The Night
  22. [6:25] Play Just Can't Get Enough
  23. [2:37] Play Never Let Me Down Again (aborted)
  24. [6:35] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  25. [9:47] Play Personal Jesus
  • Total time: 2:16:34


Credit to DMLiveWiki.
  • Sound Professionals SP-CMC-2 (Audio Technica AT831) cardioid microphones -> Sound Professionals SP-SPSB-4 battery box (fresh A23 battery) -> Sony PCM-A10 recorder (24/96, "audio in" at level 07) -> WAV 24/96 files -> WAV files merged -> in Audacity 3.4.2: stereo channels phase aligned, limited one loud clap, normalized to -0.1dB and any DC offset removed, fade in and out, track splits -> WAV (24/96) tracks -> FLAC level 8 (24/96) -> downsampled to FLAC level 8 (16/44) using foobar2000 v2.0, FLAC 1.4.3 64-bit, and foobar2000's Resampler (RetroArch) component at "Highest" quality, dithering enabled
  • Taper: DMLiveWiki
  • Taping location: Section FLOOR2, Row 12, Seat 1 (see photo for approximate taping location)
  • Taping location photo and ticket screenshot included