Sunsets Farewell Tour

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Sunsets Farewell Tour
Powderfinger are on stage, with Jon Coghill at left on drums, Bernard Fanning is mid-stage, singing into a microphone.
Powderfinger performing on their Sunsets Farewell Tour, 6 November 2010, Sydney.
Tour by Powderfinger
Location Australia
Associated album Golden Rule
Start date 1 September 2010 (2010-09-01)
End date 13 November 2010 (2010-11-13)
Legs 1
Shows 34

The Sunsets Farewell Tour was a 2010 concert tour of Australian rock band Powderfinger. This was their last concert tour following the announcement on 9 April 2010, that they would be breaking-up after their "Sunsets" tour, saying it would be their last ever as the band had musically said everything they wanted to say.[1] It coincided with the release of their final album, Golden Rule, released on 13 November 2009.

In a statement read by Bernard Fanning, the band said:

"With the completion of our last album, Golden Rule, we feel that we have said all that we want to say as a musical group. We firmly believe that it is our most complete and satisfying album and can't think of a better way to farewell our fans than with music that we all believe in and also with, hopefully, our best tour to date."[2]

The band also stated, regarding the setlist, that their first album Parables for Wooden Ears probably wouldn't feature so much, Fanning laughing while saying, "we're going to play that in its entirety." Most of the songs performed were from their most successful albums Internationalist, Odyssey Number Five and Vulture Street as well as singles "These Days" and "Bless My Soul".

Tour Dates[edit]

1 September - Newcastle
3 September - Gold Coast
4 September - Brisbane
5 September - Brisbane
7 September - Tamworth
9 September - Wollongong
10 September - Melbourne
11 September - Melbourne
13 September - Hobart
16 September - Adelaide
18 September - Sydney
19 September - Sydney
22 September - Perth
23 September - Perth
24 September - Perth
26 September - Darwin
28 September - Cairns
29 September - Cairns
1 October - Townsville
2 October - Townsville
3 October - Mackay
7 October - Rockhampton
8 October - Caloundra (Music Festival)
9 October - Toowoomba
12 October - Canberra
13 October - Albury
15 October - Bendigo
16 October - Ballarat
29 October - Melbourne
30 October - Adelaide
6 November - Sydney
10 November - Brisbane
12 November - Brisbane
13 November - Brisbane

Setlist[edit]

Main Set

Love Your Way
Lost and Running
Burn Your Name
Sunsets
Bless My Soul
Sail the Wildest Stretch
Thrilloilogy
Already Gone, My Kind of Scene, Living Type or The Metre

Small Stage

Like a Dog
Stumblin', Rockin' Rocks, Jewel, Iberian Dream or Belter

Main Stage

Whatever Makes You Happy or Nobody Sees
Private Man or (Return of) The Electric Horsemen
My Happiness
Passenger

Encore #1

Capoicity
Pick You Up
(Baby I've Got You) On My Mind

Encore #2

These Days

References[edit]