Debut Tour

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Debut Tour
Tour by Björk
Björk Debut Tour Poster.jpg
Poster for the concert at Empress Ballroom in Blackpool
Associated album Debut
Start date August 19, 1993 (1993-08-19)
End date July 31, 1994 (1994-07-31)
No. of shows 28 in Europe
5 in North America
5 in Oceania
1 in Asia
39 total
Björk concert chronology

The Debut Tour was the first tour by Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk, and it mainly focused on her album Debut. She toured from 1993 to 1994. The tour was released on VHS and DVD as Vessel. A separate release, Debut Live, contains material from the 1993 MTV Unplugged performance, which features a much larger set of backing musicians, noted for their wide variety.

Opening acts[edit]

Songs performed[edit]

Song Album
"Human Behaviour" Debut
"Aeroplane" Debut
"Atlantic" Debut (b-side)
"One Day" Debut
"Venus as a Boy" Debut
"Come to Me" Debut
"The Anchor Song" Debut
"Like Someone In Love" Debut
"Play Dead" Debut (b-side)
"Crying" Debut
"Violently Happy" Debut
"There's More to Life Than This" Debut
"Big Time Sensuality" Debut
"Army of Me" (Unreleased at the time) Post
"Síðasta Ég" Debut (b-side)
"Stígðu Mig" Debut (b-side)
"The Modern Things" (Unreleased at the time) Post
"Moðir" (unreleased, performed live once during the Glastonberry festival in 1994) Unreleased

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
August 19, 1993 London England The Forum
August 21, 1993[A] Wembley Stadium
September 9, 1993 Aarhus Denmark Kosmopolitan
September 11, 1993[B] Lommel Belgium Kattenbos
September 13, 1993 Wolverhampton England Civic Hall
September 14, 1993 Manchester Manchester Academy
North America[1][3][4]
November 9, 1993 New York City United States Webster Hall
November 11, 1993 Boston The Avalon
November 17, 1993 San Francisco The Warfield
November 19, 1993 Los Angeles Wiltern Theatre
November 22, 1993 Tilburg Netherlands Noorderligt
November 28, 1993 Amsterdam Paradiso
December 1, 1993[C] Rennes France La Cité
December 3, 1993 Brussels Belgium La Luna
December 6, 1993 Hamburg Germany Große Freiheit
December 8, 1993 Stockholm Sweden Club Gino
December 10, 1993 Oslo Norway Sentrum Scene
December 19, 1993 Manchester England Manchester Academy
January 21, 1994[D] Gold Coast Australia Gold Coast Parklands
January 23, 1994[D] Melbourne Royal Melbourne Showgrounds
January 26, 1994[D] Sydney Sydney Showground
January 29, 1994[D] Adelaide Royal Adelaide Showgrounds
February 2, 1994[D] Fremantle Fremantle Oval
February 8, 1994 Tokyo Japan Shibuya O-East
February 17, 1994 Paris France Élysée Montmartre
February 18, 1994
February 26, 1994 London England Brixton Academy
May 15, 1994 The Royalty Theatre
May 23, 1994[E] Landgraaf Netherlands Megaland
North America[6]
May 25, 1994 Los Angeles United States Glam Slam
June 9, 1994 Milan Italy City Square
June 19, 1994[F] Reykjavík Iceland Laugardalshöll
June 25, 1994[G] Pilton England Worthy Farm
June 28, 1994[H] Roskilde Denmark Festivalpladsen
July 2, 1994[I] Belfort France Presqu'île de Malsaucy
July 22, 1994 Blackpool England Empress Ballroom
July 27, 1994
July 30, 1994[J] Lanarkshire Scotland Strathclyde Country Park
July 31, 1994[K] Thurles Ireland Semple Stadium
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A Supporting U2 on their Zoo TV Tour.[2]
B This concert was a part of Rockwood Festival
C This concert was a part of Rencontres Trans Musicales
D These concerts were part of Big Day Out
E This concert was a part of Pinkpop Festival
F This concert was a part of The Arts Festival
G This concert was a part of Glastonbury Festival
H This concert was a part of Roskilde Festival
I This concert was a part of Eurockéennes
J This concert was a part of T in the Park
K This concert was a part of Féile Festival


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