Photos: Depeche Mode & Warpaint played Madison Square Garden (9/9)

Pics by Rodrigo Fredes

Depeche Mode

English electronic rock behemoths Depeche Mode are presently stateside on their ‘Global Spirit Tour,’ having kicked off earlier this summer with help from California indie rock quartet Warpaint.

Depeche Mode and their massive stage presence graced New York City’s Madison Square Garden this past Saturday, September 9, for the first of two shows at MSG. Featuring original members Dave Gahan (vocals), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, backing vox) and Andy Fletcher (keyboards, bass), plus touring members Christian Eigner (drums, etc.) and Peter Gordeno (keyboards, bass, etc.), the legendary British act poured 37 years of new wave greatness into their lengthy 22-song performance in NYC.

Depeche Mode ravaged with classics like “In Your Room,” “Everything Counts,” “Enjoy the Silence” and “Never Let Me Down Again,” complimenting their spectacle with fresh songs from their brand new record Spirit, pulling out tracks like “Going Backwards,” “So Much Love,” “Cover Me,” “Poison Heart” and more. As part of the encore, the band played a cover of David Bowie‘s “Heroes,” ending their eye-catching performance with the giant fan-favorite “Personal Jesus.”

Depeche Mode and Warpaint return to The Garden tonight, Sept. 11 [some tickets still remain]. Following the North American run, the ‘Global Spirit Tour’ hits Europe and the UK in late 2017 / early 2018 (see all dates).

Full photo report from Saturday’s show continues below.

Coming soon to MSG:

9/12 – Arcade Fire, Preservation Hall Jazz Band
9/16 – Scorpions, Megadeth
9/15 – Paul McCartney
9/17 – Paul McCartney


Depeche Mode:

Depeche Mode NYC setlist (9/9):

1. Going Backwards
2. So Much Love
3. Barrel of a Gun
4. A Pain That I’m Used To
5. Corrupt
6. In Your Room
7. World in My Eyes
8. Cover Me
9. A Question of Lust (acoustic)
10. Home
11. Poison Heart
12. Where’s the Revolution
13. Wrong
14. Everything Counts
15. Stripped
16. Enjoy the Silence
17. Never Let Me Down Again
18. Somebody
19. Walking in My Shoes
20. Heroes (David Bowie cover)
21. I Feel You
22. Personal Jesus