Category:1987-1988 Music For The Masses Tour

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Depeche Mode's 1987 - 1988 "Music For The Masses" tour, promoting their sixth album, "Music For The Masses". This tour concluded with the legendary concert at 1988-06-18 Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA, USA, of which a documentary and double live album were released.

For a list of all support acts on this tour, go here.

Line up and songwriting credits

  • Dave Gahan - lead vocals
  • Martin L. Gore - keyboards, guitar, backing vocals, percussion pads, melodica (during Everything Counts)[1], occasional lead vocals (denoted by (*) in track listings)
  • Andrew Fletcher - keyboards, percussion pads
  • Alan Wilder - keyboards, backing vocals, percussion pads

All songs performed were written by Martin L. Gore, except for Just Can't Get Enough which was written by Vince Clarke and Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth which was written by Ron Mael.

Dates with downloads available

68 out of 101 dates have recordings from this tour.

Additionally, a nearly-complete good sounding audience recording of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark' support slot from the '101' Rose Bowl concert is available to stream and download here.


  1. Source: Shunt Q&A, LIVE - live albums / versions / performance, second page; about 1/3rd down the page, Alan Wilder confirms it was a melodica

Pages in category "1987-1988 Music For The Masses Tour"

The following 101 pages are in this category, out of 101 total.