Some Great Reward Tour

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Some Great Reward Tour
Concert by Depeche Mode
Associated album Some Great Reward
Start date 27 September 1984
End date 30 July 1985
Legs 4
No. of shows 64 in Europe
15 in North America
4 in Asia
83 Total
Depeche Mode concert chronology

Some Great Reward Tour was a 1984/1985 concert tour by English electronic group Depeche Mode in support of the act's fourth studio album, Some Great Reward, which was released in September 1984.[1]

A concert in Hamburg, West Germany held at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle was recorded and issued as a video release titled The World We Live In and Live in Hamburg in 1985. The original release featured 11 songs; the video was later reissued in 1999, which featured six additional songs. The video has not yet seen a DVD release.

Book of Love was the opening band for all 15 tour dates of the North American leg of the tour.[2]

Setlist[edit]

Setlist for headline dates.

  1. "Master and Servant" (instrumental intro)
  2. "Something to Do"
  3. "Two Minute Warning"
  4. "Puppets"
  5. "If You Want"
  6. "People Are People"
  7. "Leave in Silence"
  8. "New Life"
  9. "Shame"
  10. Song performed by Martin Gore
  11. "Lie to Me"
  12. "Blasphemous Rumours"
  13. "Told You So"
  14. "Master and Servant"
  15. "Photographic"
  16. "Everything Counts"
    encore 1
  17. "See You"
    encore 2
  18. "Shout"
  19. "Just Can't Get Enough"

Setlist for festival appearances (Torhout, Werchter, Brest, and Athens).

  1. "Master and Servant" (instrumental intro)
  2. "Something to Do"
  3. "If You Want"
  4. "People Are People"
  5. "Leave in Silence"
  6. "Shake the Disease"
  7. "Blasphemous Rumours"
  8. "Told You So"
  9. "Master and Servant"
  10. "Everything Counts"
  11. "Photographic"
  12. "Just Can't Get Enough"

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue/Event
Europe
27 September 1984 St Austell England Cornwall Coliseum
28 September 1984 Hanley Victoria Hall
29 September 1984 Liverpool Liverpool Empire Theatre
1 October 1984 Oxford Apollo Theatre Oxford
2 October 1984 Nottingham Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
4 October 1984 Dublin Ireland SFX Hall
5 October 1984
6 October 1984 Belfast Northern Ireland Ulster Hall
8 October 1984 Manchester England Manchester Apollo
9 October 1984 Gloucester Gloucester Leisure Centre
10 October 1984 Cardiff Wales St David's Hall
12 October 1984 Birmingham England Birmingham Odeon
13 October 1984
14 October 1984 Blackburn King Georges Hall
16 October 1984 Glasgow Scotland Barrowland Ballroom
17 October 1984 Aberdeen Capitol Theatre
18 October 1984 Edinburgh Edinburgh Playhouse
19 October 1984 Sheffield England Sheffield City Hall
20 October 1984 Newcastle Newcastle City Hall
22 October 1984 Bristol Colston Hall
23 October 1984 Brighton Brighton Dome
24 October 1984 Portsmouth Portsmouth Guildhall
27 October 1984 Ipswich Gaumont Theatre
29 October 1984 Leicester De Montfort Hall
30 October 1984 Southampton Gaumont Empire
1 November 1984 London Hammersmith Odeon
2 November 1984
3 November 1984
4 November 1984
15 November 1984 Copenhagen Denmark Falkoner Teatret
16 November 1984 Stockholm Sweden Eriksdalshallen
17 November 1984 Lund Olympen
18 November 1984 Oslo Norway Skedsmohallen
20 November 1984 Essen West Germany Grugahalle
21 November 1984 Ludwigshafen Friedrich-Ebert-Halle
22 November 1984 Siegen Siegerlandhalle
23 November 1984 Freiburg im Breisgau Stadthalle Freiburg
26 November 1984 Florence Italy Teatro Tenda
27 November 1984 Bologna
28 November 1984 Milan
30 November 1984 Münchenstein Switzerland St. Jakobshalle
1 December 1984 Munich West Germany Deutsches Museum
3 December 1984 Berlin Deutschlandhalle
4 December 1984 Hanover Eilenriedehalle
5 December 1984 Münster Münsterlandhalle
7 December 1984 Oldenburg Weser-Ems Halle
8 December 1984 Kiel Ostseehalle
9 December 1984 Hamburg Alsterdorfer Sporthalle
11 December 1984 Böblingen Sporthalle Böblingen
12 December 1984 Offenbach Stadthalle Offenbach
13 December 1984 Düsseldorf Philips Halle
14 December 1984 Hamburg Alsterdorfer Sporthalle
15 December 1984 Amsterdam Netherlands Koninklijk Theater Carré
16 December 1984 Rotterdam De Doelen
17 December 1984 Paris France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
18 December 1984 Deinze Belgium Zaal Brielpoort
North America
14 March 1985 Washington, D.C. United States Warner Theatre
15 March 1985 New York City Beacon Theatre
16 March 1985 Boston Orpheum Theatre
18 March 1985 Montreal Canada Le Spectrum de Montréal
19 March 1985 Toronto Massey Hall
20 March 1985 Royal Oak United States Royal Oak Music Theatre
22 March 1985 Chicago Aragon Ballroom
23 March 1985 Rock Island Centennial Hall
24 March 1985 Carbondale Shryock Auditorium
26 March 1985 Houston Cullen Performance Hall
27 March 1985 Dallas Bronco Bowl
30 March 1985 Los Angeles Hollywood Palladium
31 March 1985 Irvine Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
1 April 1985 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
3 April 1985 Oakland Kaiser Convention Center
Asia
7 April 1985 Tokyo Japan Tokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
8 April 1985 Nakano Sun Plaza Hall
9 April 1985 Osaka Osaka Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
12 April 1985 Tokyo Nakano Sun Plaza Hall
Europe
6 July 1985[A] Torhout Belgium Torhout-Werchter Festival Grounds
7 July 1985[A] Werchter
9 July 1985 Nice France Théâtre de verdure de Nice
11 July 1985 Lyon Halle Tony Garnier
13 July 1985[B] Guéhenno Paysage du Mont Guéhenno
23 July 1985 Budapest Hungary Volán Stadion
26 July 1985[C] Athens Greece Panathenaic Stadium
30 July 1985 Warsaw Poland Torwar Hall
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A Torhout-Werchter Festival
B Brest Gueherma Rockscene Festival
C Rock in Athens Festival

synthesizers, samplers[edit]

  • Dave Gahan – lead vocals
  • Martin Gore – Yamaha DX7,E-mu Systems Emulator, melodica, Star Instruments Synare III, metal pipes, lead and backing vocals
  • Alan Wilder – Roland Jupiter 8, E-mu Systems Emulator II, Star Instruments Synare III, corrugated iron, backing vocals
  • Andrew Fletcher – Oberheim OB-8, Star Instruments Synare III, bikewheel, backing vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.depechemode.com/past_tours/some_great_reward_tour/index.html
  2. ^ Book of Love (1985). Love Letter. Book of Love. July 1985 (#1): 2.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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