After 12 years of waiting to hear the band live again, Twin Cities fans at the State Fair grandstand might be disappointed Depeche Mode skipped a lot of its best-loved hits, including “Everything Counts,” “People Are People,” “Strangelove” and “World in My Eyes.” But hey, we got “A Pain That I’m Used To” and “Should Be Higher” -- those sure lifted everyone’s spirits. It was otherwise a fun and impressive show.
Click here to read the full concert review. Here’s the set list:
Welcome to My World / Angel / Walking in My Shoes / Precious / Black Celebration / Policy of Truth / Should Be Higher / Barrel of a Gun / Higher Love (Martin Gore on vocals) / Shake the Disease (Gore again) / Heaven / Soothe My Soul / A Pain That I'm Used To / A Question of Time / Enjoy the Silence / Personal Jesus ENCORE: Home (Gahan solo with piano) / Halo / Just Can't Get Enough / I Feel You / Never Let Me Down Again