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last update: 28. Nov 2023

1989-08-23 Philadelphia - Spectrum (USA/PA)
 

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Mainset:
Plainsong
Pictures Of You
Closedown
Piggy In The Mirror
A Night Like This
Just Like Heaven
Last Dance
Fascination Street
Lovesong
Charlotte Sometimes
The Walk
A Forest
In Between Days
The Same Deep Water As You
Prayers For Rain
Disintegration
Encore 1:
Lullaby
Close To Me
Let's Go To Bed
Why Can't I Be You?
Encore 2:
Homesick
Untitled
A Strange Day
Hot Hot Hot!!!
Three Imaginary Boys
Boys Don't Cry
10.15 Saturday Night
Killing An Arab
Robert Smith
Simon Gallup
Porl Thompson
Boris Williams
Roger O'Donnell
Songs played: 28  (16 | 4 | 8)

Day of the week: Wednesday
Tour: 'The Prayer Tour'

Attendance: 15,460
Capacity: 15,460
Sold out
Gross sales: $278,188

thanks to: Chain of Flowers
Mainset:
hello
Plainsong
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Pictures Of You
thank you. the next song is from 'disintegration' as well. and it's called 'closedown'
Closedown
[unknown] .. it's called 'piggy in the mirror'
Piggy In The Mirror
[unknown] thank you. [...] this is from the 'head on the door' record. it's called 'a night like this'
A Night Like This
[unknown]
Just Like Heaven
[unknown] thank you. the next song is another [...] new. this is called 'last dance'
Last Dance
[unknown] it's called 'fascination street'
Fascination Street
[unknown] thank you. this is the last [...] 'disintegration'. it's just [...] singles [...] this is called 'lovesong'
Lovesong
[unknown] .. another song called 'charlotte sometimes'
Charlotte Sometimes
[unknown] thank you. this is another single. this song is called 'the walk'
The Walk
[unknown]
A Forest
thank you. the next one is a single as well. it's called 'inbetween days'
In Between Days
thank you. [...] [unknown]
The Same Deep Water As You
[unknown]
Prayers For Rain
thank you. the last one of [...] this is called 'disintegration'
Disintegration
thank you
Encore 1:
thank you [unknown]
Lullaby
thank you
Close To Me
thank you. [...] [unknown]
Let's Go To Bed
[unknown] .. [...] the last of the [...] idiot pop songs. this is called 'Why Can't I Be You'
Why Can't I Be You
thank you
Encore 2:
thank you. first [...] next [...] new. first one is another one from 'disintegration' [...] this song is called 'homesick'
Homesick
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Untitled
thank you. we're suppossed to finish till eleven but [...] this song [...] 'pornography' album. it's called 'a strange day'
A Strange Day
thank you [...] this is another single it's called 'hot hot hot'
Hot Hot Hot!!!
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Three Imaginary Boys
[unknown]
Boys Don't Cry
[unknown]
10.15 Saturday Night
[unknown]
Killing An Arab
[unknown]
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thanks to Robert R.
thanks to Robert R.
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T.I.Boys is cut / miss J.L.Heaven, L.G.T.Bed, B.D.Cry, 10.15 S.N., K.A.Arab
list of recordings may be incomplete and could contain wrong informations
The Cure
Shelleyan Orphan
Venue address:
3601 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Venue naming history:
1967-1994 | Spectrum
1994-1998 | CoreStates Spectrum
1998-2003 | First Union Spectrum
2003-2009 | Wachovia Spectrum
Venue related links:
General concert capacity of the venue:
18'369 - 19'456
Venue trivia:
  • The arena was demolished between November 2010 and May 2011
  • The Cure appearances at this venue:
    1. 1986-07-10 Spectrum
    2. 1987-08-06 Spectrum
    3. 1989-08-23 Spectrum
    4. 1989-09-21 Spectrum
    5. 1992-05-16 Spectrum
    6. 1992-05-17 Spectrum
    7. 1996-07-10 CoreStates Spectrum
    8. 2007-09-21 Wachovia Spectrum (cancelled)
    9. 2008-05-10 Wachovia Spectrum
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