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Austin City Limits 2013 [no label, 2CD]
Delta Machine Tour. Live at Zilker Park, Austin, TX; October 11, 2013. Excellent webcast.
Hot… Hot… Hot…
Reviewing the show, Joe Gross wrote at austin360.com:
From the moment Depeche Mode walks out on stage Friday night at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, a co-headliner with Muse, who is playing at the other end of the park, you are reminded that the three core musicians have been a stadium act, since the Reagan administration.
Baritone singer/self-described stripper Dave Gahan, guitarist/songwriter/tenor singer Martin Gore and guy-who-hangs-out-behind-a-synth-but-is-actually-their-business-manager Andrew Fletcher have been a recording band for more than 33 years…
Gahan is in terrific physical shape, maybe the best of his career, still preening and spinning with the mic stand and shaking his tail like the stripper he claims to be. Guyliner on his eyes, no shirt on his back, that dude absolutely owns the stage. And neither has lost his voice; Gahan’s baritone is still rich and vibrant. Gore’s torchy tenor still sounds like he should be singing in a cabaret…
Gore played guitar for most of the set; the music sometimes veered into straight-ahead rock (“A Pain…”) while “Personal Jesus” got a smart, slow-blues intro. Encoring with their 1980(!) bubble-pop smash “Just Can’t Get Enough,” the 1993 semi-grunge hit “I Feel You,” and the 1987 is-this-song-about-gay-guys-or-what classic “Never Let Me Down Again” made for a near-perfect festival set. Total pros, total pop stars, total strippers.
Thanks to ligushka for recording and sharing the tracks at Dime.
Complete webstream recording
Lineage: ACL YouTube 1080p stream, channel 2 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3audD-aoQ4) -> downloaded .ts segments (mplayer + batch script) -> segments joined with TSSplitter 1.2 -> tracks split and placed into MKA containers using mkvmerge GUI v6.4.1
Audio specifications: ~256kbps AAC / LC VBR 48kHz stereo
Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (224 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.
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Track 101. [2:19] Welcome To My World + (3.9MB)
Track 102. [4:34] Angel + (7.7MB)
Track 103. [6:44] Walking In My Shoes (11.3MB)
Track 104. [5:04] Precious (8.5MB)
Track 105. [4:59] Behind The Wheel (8.4MB)
Track 106. [5:39] World In My Eyes (9.5MB)
Track 107. [7:01] But Not Tonight (*) (11.8MB)
Track 108. [4:24] A Pain That I’m Used To (7.4MB)
Track 201. [4:23] A Question Of Time (7.4MB)
Track 202. [7:16] Enjoy The Silence (12.2MB)
Track 203. [10:45] Personal Jesus (18.1MB)
Track 204. [5:25] Shake The Disease (*) (9.1MB)
Track 205. [5:34] Just Can’t Get Enough (9.3MB)
Track 206. [6:44] I Feel You (11.3MB)
Track 207. [7:16] Never Let Me Down Again (12.2MB)
Total time: 1:29
+ Songs from the new album, Delta Machine.
Dave Gahan - lead vocals
Martin Gore - guitar, backing vocals, occasional lead vocals (*)
Andrew Fletcher - keyboards
Peter Gordeno - keyboards, bass guitar (during “A Pain That I’m Used To”), backing vocals
Christian Eigner - drums
All tracks written by Martin L. Gore, except for “Just Can’t Get Enough” which was written by Vince Clarke.
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