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The Damned: Live Performances - 2010

The list of shows for 2010 is complete (lists for some years are very much 'work in progress').


Saturday 20 November - Scala, London (Bizarre Winter Ball 2010)

Set: 13th Floor Vendetta, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Bad Time For Bonzo, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Plan 9 Channel 7, History Of The World, New Rose, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Eloise, Ignite, Nasty, Neat Neat Neat, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Ghost of Lemora and the Tiger Lillies.

Friday 12 November - Arts Centre, Aberystwyth (Abertoir Horror Fest)

Set: 13th Floor Vendetta, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Bad Time For Bonzo, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Plan 9 Channel 7, History Of The World, New Rose, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Ignite, Nasty, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Zombina and the Skeletons.

Thursday 11 November - Robin 2, Bilston

Set: 13th Floor Vendetta, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Bad Time For Bonzo, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Gun Fury, New Rose, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, There'll Come A Day, Ignite, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Fan Club, Wait For The Blackout, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Still Burning.

Wednesday 10 November - Redemption (FKA Union), Derby

Comments: Widely advertised gig that was never officially announced and did not take place.

Tuesday 9 November - Opera House, Buxton

Set: 13th Floor Vendetta, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Bad Time For Bonzo, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Gun Fury, New Rose, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Wait For The Blackout, Ignite, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Starbase 109.

Sunday 31 October - Ethias Arena, Hasselt Limburg, Belgium (Sinner's Day Festival)

Comments: CANCELLED. The Damned were to play the 'Sinner's Club' stage. Also included on the bill for this festival were - Heaven 17, The Psychedelic Furs, Yello, The Fall, The Young Gods, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Nina Hagen, Marky Ramone, Jah Wobble, Peter Murphy, Marc Almond, The Selecter, Poesie Noire, Department S. The Damned's official website stated "Dave Vanian has just informed us that his back condition hasn't improved sufficiently to enable him to travel or perform shows this weekend. Regrettably, that means that we have to cancel the following performance".

Saturday 30 October - L'atelier, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Comments: CANCELLED. The Damned's official website stated "Dave Vanian has just informed us that his back condition hasn't improved sufficiently to enable him to travel or perform shows this weekend. Regrettably, that means that we have to cancel the following performance".

Friday 29 October - Zakk, Dusseldorf, Germany

Comments: CANCELLED (intended show with The Boys and 999). The Damned's official website stated "Dave Vanian has just informed us that his back condition hasn't improved sufficiently to enable him to travel or perform shows this weekend. Regrettably, that means that we have to cancel the following performance".

Thursday 28 October - Le Trabendo, Paris, France

Comments: CANCELLED (intended support from Steve Diggle of Buzzcocks). The Damned's official website stated "Dave Vanian has just informed us that his back condition hasn't improved sufficiently to enable him to travel or perform shows this weekend. Regrettably, that means that we have to cancel the following performance".

Saturday 23 October - Sonar Club, Colle di Val d'Elsa, Siena, Italy

Comments: CANCELLED. The Damned's official website stated "Unfortunately Dave Vanian is suffering from severe back pain which makes it currently impossible for him to travel or perform. Sadly this leaves The Damned with no alternative but to cancel the 3 imminent shows in Italy. Dave's situation is being monitored constantly and his doctor is confident that he will be back in action at Le Trabendo, Paris on 28 October".

Friday 22 October - Mach 2, Schio, Italy

Comments: CANCELLED. The Damned's official website stated "Unfortunately Dave Vanian is suffering from severe back pain which makes it currently impossible for him to travel or perform. Sadly this leaves The Damned with no alternative but to cancel the 3 imminent shows in Italy. Dave's situation is being monitored constantly and his doctor is confident that he will be back in action at Le Trabendo, Paris on 28 October".

Thursday 21 October - Blackout Rock Club, Rome, Italy

Comments: CANCELLED. The Damned's official website stated "Unfortunately Dave Vanian is suffering from severe back pain which makes it currently impossible for him to travel or perform. Sadly this leaves The Damned with no alternative but to cancel the 3 imminent shows in Italy. Dave's situation is being monitored constantly and his doctor is confident that he will be back in action at Le Trabendo, Paris on 28 October".

Sunday 29 August - Tarnside Farm, Silloth, Aspatria, Cumbria (Solfest)

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Fan Club, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Neat Neat Neat, 13th Floor Vendetta, New Rose, Disco Man, Alone Again Or, History of The World, Love Song, Eloise, Ignite, Smash It Up.

Comments: Other performers due on the 'Bar Stage' that day were Pauline Black, Thea Gilmore, Burn The Negative, Six10Repeater, Mad Dog McRea, Abigail Hercules, Gus MacGregor, Amy Smith, Eocene, Jude Connelly, The Baghdaddies. Apparently, Captain Sensible broke a string during the first verse of 'Smash It Up pt2', so while he changed guitar (which took around 2 minutes), the rest of the band jammed before coming into a chorus and then the band doing the whole of 'Smash It Up pt2' again.

Friday 27 August - Viadana Arena, Arco, Italy (European Freestyle Motocross)

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Fan Club, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Neat Neat Neat, 13th Floor Vendetta, New Rose, Disco Man, Alone Again Or, History of The World, Love Song, Eloise, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Ignite, Smash It Up.

Comments: Other bands on the bill - Hardway and Rude Runner and Massiva.

Sunday 22 August - The Agincourt, Camberley

Set: Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Disco Man, Thrill Kill, Love Song, 13th Floor Vendetta, Gun Fury, New Rose, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Bad Time For Bonzo, Ignite, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Fan Club, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Clay Statues. Captain Sensible's guitar sound 'died' towards the end of 'Smash It Up pt1' and the band jammed for a short period whilst the sound was rectified - the band then broke into 'Smash It Up pt2'.

Saturday 21 August - Livewire, Saltash

Set: Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Wait For The Blackout, Thrill Kill, Love Song, 13th Floor Vendetta, Gun Fury, New Rose, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Bad Time For Bonzo, Ignite, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Clay Statues. A contributor wrote 'The Damned went down very well and got a good reception. Venue only had a capacity of 250 - very tight squeeze to get in!'.

Friday 20 August - Twinwood Arena, Clapham, Bedford (Rhythm Festival)

Set: included: Neat Neat Neat, Love Song, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today.

Comments: Other bands on the Mainstage on the night were The Whybirds, Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby, Billy Bragg [headliner], Adrian Edmondson & The Bad Shepherds.

Thursday 19 August - Electric Palace, Bridport

Set: Natures Dark Passion, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Wait For The Blackout, Thrill Kill, Love Song, 13th Floor Vendetta, Gun Fury, New Rose, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Bad Time For Bonzo, Ignite, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Clay Statues and Boot Hill All Stars. Excerpts of 'Move It' and 'Happy Talk' preceded 'Smash It Up'.

Wednesday 18 August - Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Set: Perfect Sunday, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Thrill Kill, Love Song, 13th Floor Vendetta, Gun Fury, New Rose, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Bad Time For Bonzo, Ignite, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Some advertising indicated support from Boot Hill All Stars but only Clay Statues appeared.

Tuesday 17 August - Sub91, Leicester

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, 13th Floor Vendetta, Neverland, Gun Fury, New Rose, Limit Club, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Bad Time For Bonzo, Ignite, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Alone Again Or, Antipope, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Clay Statues. Damned 'legend' Johnno introduced The Damned at the beginning of the set. At the beginning of the encore, Captain Sensible played a piece of 'Daydream Believer' on the keyboards whilst encouraging Johhno to sing vocals. Johnno actually knew few of the lyrics and it became a short Captain / audience sing-a-long.

Sunday 15 August - Goodwood, Chichester (Vintage at Goodwood Festival)

Set possibly: Wait For The Blackout, Fan Club, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, New Rose, Neat Neat Neat, Nation Fit For Heroes, 13th Floor Vendetta, Ignite, Eloise, Alone Again Or, History Of The World, Smash It Up. encore - Jet Boy Jet Girl, Antipope.

Comments: Numerous bands played various stages over the 3-day event. The Damned appeared on the 'Let It Rock' stage. On the Sunday this stage was also due to host Mouse Zinn, The Ladykillers, Car Kultur Vids Plus DJs, Puppini Sisters, Keb Darge, Dragster, Jessie & The Orbits, Simon The Preacher, The Lonnie Donegan Band, Matchbox, Lady Luck Club. An excerpt of 'Move It' preceded '13th Floor Vendetta' and an excerpt of 'Happy Talk' preceded 'History Of The World'. 'Love Song' has also been reported as being included in the set.

Thursday 12 August - Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Set: Nasty, Love Song, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, New Rose, 13th Floor Vendetta, Nation Fit For Heroes, Neverland, Limit Club, Thrill Kill, Antipope, Alone Again Or, Bad Time For Bonzo, Eloise, Neat Neat Neat, Dark Asteroid. encore - Gun Fury, Fan Club, Ignite, Smash It Up, Happy Talk.

Comments: Support from Clay Statues.The audience sang along with 'Happy Talk'.

Wednesday 11 August - Brickyard, Carlisle

Set included: Plan 9 Channel 7, Limit Club, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, 13th Floor Vendetta, New Rose.

Comments: Support from The Exiles and Clay Statues. 'Fan Club' and 'Bad Time For Bonzo' are known NOT to have been played. A short excerpt of a Cliff Richard number was played during the set (Move It?).

Tuesday 10 August - The Duchess, York

Set: Love Song, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, New Rose, 13th Floor Vendetta, Plan 9 Channel 7, Nation Fit For Heroes, Neverland, Limit Club, Thrill Kill, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Neat Neat Neat, Dark Asteroid. encore - Antipope, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Don't Let Paris Fool You and Clay Statues.

Sunday 8 August - The Brook, Southampton

Set: I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Plan 9 Channel 7, Love Song, Neverland, Nation Fit For Heroes, Eloise, Limit Club, Thrill Kill, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Neat Neat Neat, Dark Asteroid. encore - Antipope, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Clay Statues.

Saturday 7 August - Oakley Farm, Six Penny Handley (Endorse It Festival)

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Fan Club, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Neat Neat Neat, Thrill Kill, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Disco Man, History Of The World, Love Song, Eloise, Looking At You, Smash It Up.

Comments: Others acts appearing on the Desmond Dekker (Main) stage on the Saturday were - The Mopes, El Goodo, Inner Terrestrials, Scubaroots, The Curst Sons, The Urban Voodoo Machine, Symarip, Proghorn, Subgiant. A short excerpt of 'Happy Talk' followed 'Smash It Up'.

Saturday 31 July - Lloyd Park, Croydon (Croydon Summer Festival)

Set: Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Disco Man, History Of The World, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Love Song, Eloise, Smash It Up, Happy Talk.

Comments: Free event. Advertised line-up for the O2 Main Stage also included The Lightning Seeds, Marth & The Vandellas, Rox, Nhasitafara, IDMC Gospel Choir.

Friday 23 July - Banja Luka, Bosnia (Demo Festival)

Comments: - Although officially announced, The Damned's appearance at this festival was cancelled prior to the festival.

Friday 25 June - Calle Mendizabala, Bilbao, Spain (Azkena Rock Festival)

Set included: Fan Club, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Neat Neat Neat, Thrill Kill, Ignite, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Disco Man, History Of The World, Love Song, Eloise.

Comments: Other bands due to play at this event on the Friday were '77, The Hot Dogs, Dan Baird & Homemade Sin, El Vez, Imelda May, Teddy Thompson, The Saints, State Electric, Imperial, Slash, Kiss. 'Wait For The Blackout' is believed to have been the opening number and 'Smash It Up' the final number - other songs are also likely to have been played.

Wednesday 16 June - Burg Abenburg, Abenberg at Nünberg, Germany

Set included: Wait For The Blackout [Opener], Fan Club, New Rose, Neat Neat Neat, Antipope, Love Song, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, History of The World, Disco Man, Ignite, Alone Again Or, Eloise, Thrill Kill, Smash It Up [final number]

Comments: Burg Abenberg Open Air festival. Support to Billy Idol. The set given above is believed to be complete, but the running order remains unknown.

Sunday 6 June - O2 Academy, Newcastle

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Melody Lee, Satisfy You, Thanks For The Night, Happy Talk, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole.

Saturday 5 June - Academy, Manchester

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Satisfy You, Thanks For The Night, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole. A long 'medley jam' of snippets of Captain Sensible numbers 'Wot' and 'Jet Boy Jet Girl' preceded 'Smash It Up'. Officially released on CD and vinyl during 2014 / 2015 as 'Another Live Album From The Damned ' and advertised as'part of the bands Graveyard Chronicles series exploring the bands unreleased and rare recordings'.

Friday 4 June - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Set: Nature's Dark Passion, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Thanks For The Night, Satisfy You, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole.

Thursday 3 June - O2 Academy, Oxford

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Satisfy You, Thanks For The Night, Smash It Up, Happy Talk.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole. The version of 'Happy Talk' that ended the show only involved Captain Sensible and Monty.

Thursday 3 June - Underworld, Camden, London

Comments: This date was widely advertised on the www but was an error by We Got Tickets.

Wednesday 2 June - Junction, Cambridge

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fan Club, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fish, Satisfy You, Thanks For The Night, Antipope, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole.

Tuesday 1 June - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Nasty, Happy Talk, Satisfy You, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole.

Sunday 30 May - The Warehouse, Aberdeen

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Thanks For The Night, Nasty, Satisfy You, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole. First outing for 'Satisfy You' in the live set.

Saturday 29 May - HMV Picture House, Edinburgh

Set: Nature's Dark Passion, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Thanks For The Nights, Happy Talk, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole. A short piece of 'Mull of Kintyre' preceded 'Stretcher Case' in the encore.

Friday 28 May - O2 ABC, Glasgow

Set: Nasty, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. Encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Thanks For The Night, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole.

Thursday 27 May - O2 Academy, Leeds

Set: Nasty, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Happy Talk, Wot, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Fish, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. Encore - Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Thanks For The Night, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Texas Terri and Ed Tudor Pole. 'Love Song' was initially started, but was then cut short due to drum problems - 'Happy Talk' and 'Wot' were then played as short renditions whilst repairs took place - 'Love Song' was then restarted.

Wednesday 26 May - Corn Exchange, Ipswich

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Happy Talk, Wot, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, Fish, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat, Stretcher Case, Fan Club, Thanks For The Night, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from T-Rextasy. A full glass of liquid was thrown at the stage during 'New Rose' squarely catching Dave Vanian. Monty walked off stage and the remainer of the band continued the number, with Monty returning before the end. When finished, Dave Vanian first commented, then within moments lost his temper - "I don't know why I ####### bother"... throwing down the microphone, leaving the stage, and all other band members following. After a period the band returned to the stage and completed the whole set, but treating the off stage interval as if the encore break.

Sunday 23 May - Concorde 2, Brighton

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, Fish, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Thanks For The Night, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Ed Tudor Pole. Technical problems ensued just as the band took to the stage, so Monty filled-in with a few minutes of keyboard improvisation.

Sunday 23 May - Winter Gardens, Eastbourne

Comments: Early advertised date that was subsequently superseded by the Brighton show at the Concorde 2.

Saturday 22 May - The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, Fish, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Thanks For The Night, Fan Club, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Ed Tudor Pole and Clay Statues.

Friday 21 May - O2 Academy, Bristol

Set: Fan Club, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, Fish, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Thanks For The Night, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Ed Tudor Pole and Kings of Delmar.

Thursday 20 May - Princess Pavilion, Falmouth

Set: Nature's Dark Passion, Fan Club, History of The World, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, There'll Come A Day, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Gun Fury, Eloise, Limit Club, Song.com, Fish, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Melody Lee, Thanks For The Night, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Ed Tudor Pole.

Wednesday 19 May - Phoenix Arts Centre, Exeter

Set: History of The World, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, There'll Come A Day, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Eloise, Gun Fury, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Fish, Limit Club, Song.com, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat, Dark Asteroid. encore - Fan Club, Stretcher Case, Thanks For The Night, Antipope, Smash It Up.

Comments: No support band. A small snippet of 'Happy Talk' followed 'Smash It Up'.

Tuesday 18 May - Sub89, Reading

Set: Fan Club, History of The World, Disco Man, I Just Can't be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, There'll Come A Day, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Eloise, Song.Com, Fish, Limit Club, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow Of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Stretcher Case, Gun Fury, Thanks For The Night, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from Ed Tudor Pole and Clay Statues.

Monday 17 May - Millenium Music Hall, Cardiff

Set: History of The World, Disco Man, I Just Can't be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, There'll Come A Day, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Eloise, Song.Com, Fish, Limit Club, Just Hangin, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Fan Club, Stretcher Case, Gun Fury, Thanks For The Night, Wot, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from UK Subs.

Saturday 15 May - Corn Exchange, Hertford

Set: History of The World, Disco Man, I Just Can't be Happy Today, Perfect Sunday, There'll Come A Day, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Eloise, Song.Com, Fish, Limit Club, Just Hangin, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat, Happy Talk, Fan Club, Stretcher Case, Gun Fury, Smash It Up.

Comments: No support. The version of 'Happy Talk' only involved Captain Sensible and Monty.

Friday 14 May - Corn Exchange, Hertford

Set: Perfect Sunday, There'll Come A Day, Thrill Kill, Love Song, Neverland, Song.com, Fish, Limit Club, Just Hangin, New Rose, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow of Love, Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, Gun Fury, Thanks For The Night, Smash It Up.

Comments: No support. First outing for 'Just Hangin' in the live Set.

Friday 7 May - Fabrik, Hamburg, Germany

Comments: Show widely advertised on the internet, that was never confirmed, and did not take place.

Saturday 20 February - Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, California (Musink Festival)

Set: Fan Club, Nasty, I Just Cant Be Happy Today, Stretcher Case, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Disco Man, Antipope, Melody Lee, Ignite. encore - Love Song, Eloise, I Feel Alright, Smash It Up.

Comments: Intended support on this day of the festival - Buzzcocks, Headcat, The Invisible Humans, The Sparing, Final Conflict, G.G.P, Powerflex 5, Glass Heroes.

Friday 19 February - House of Blues, Los Angeles, California

Setlist: Fan Club, Nasty, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, 13th Floor Vendetta, Street of Dreams, Under The Wheels, History of The World, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Disco Man, Antipope, Melody Lee, Ignite, Dark Asteroid. encore - Love Song, Eloise, I Feel Alright, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from The Generators and Gene Loves Jezebel. Note that the information given above is the setlist and that the actual set played may have varied.

Thursday 18 February - The Casbah, San Diego, California

Set: Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, New Rose, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Generals, Nation Fit For Heroes, Neat Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, Love Song, Plan 9 Channel 7, Perfect Sunday, Nasty, 1 Of The 2, Melody Lee, Ignite. encore - Curtain Call, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Eloise, Looking At You.

Comments: 'Democracy' and 'Smash It Up' were included on the setlist but were not played.

Wednesday 17 February - The Casbah, San Diego, California

Set probably: Fan Club, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, 13th Floor Vendetta, Street of Dreams, Under the Wheels, History of The World, Neat Neat Neat, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Disco Man, Antipope, Melody Lee, Ignite. encore - Love Song, Eloise, I Feel Alright, Stretcher Case, Dozen Girls, Happy Talk, Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support from The Creepy Creeps. Apparently a member of GBH guested on bass guitar during 'I Feel Alright'.

Sunday 14 February - Slim's, San Francisco, California

Set: Fan Club, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, 13th Floor Vendetta, Street of Dreams, Under The Wheels, History of The World, Neat Neat Neat, Plan 9 Channel 7, Alone Again Or, New Rose, Shadow Of Love, Democracy, Melody Lee, Dark Asteroid.encore - Love Song, Eloise, Ignite, Looking At You, Smash It Up.

Comments: Intended support - The Generators.


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