Just Back from Auckland, Night 1

Wow …. just got back from a blistering 3.5 tour opening concert at Vector Arena in Auckland. Overall a great performance by LC and the band and quite an enthusiastic crowd (particularly in the second half).

I’m too tired now to post any pictures or a proper report of the show, but here’s the setlist:

Auckland 28 October 2010

Set 1

Dance Me To The End Of Love
The Future
Bird On The Wire
Everybody Knows
In My Secret Life
Who By Fire
The Darkness
Born In Chains
Chelsea Hotel #2
Waiting For The Miracle
Anthem

Set 2

Tower of Song
Suzanne
Avalanche
Sisters of Mercy
The Gypsy’s Wife
Feels So Good
The Partisan
Boogie Street
Hallelujah
I’m Your Man
A Thousand Kisses Deep (recitation, with a couple of different stanzas I haven’t previously heard)
Take This Waltz

Encore 1

So Long, Marianne
First We Take Manhattan

Encore 2

Famous Blue Raincoat
If It Be Your Will
Closing Time (with spoken outro)

Encore 3

I Tried To Leave You
Ain’t No Cure For Love

More later …

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