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The Cure kick off US tour with 28-song setlist featuring four encores and two new songs

on May 11, 2016, 10:59am

The Cure kicked off their latest US tour in New Orleans on Tuesday night. Leading up to the jaunt, the band had promised “37 years of Cure songs, mixing hits, rarities, favourites, and as yet unreleased tracks,” and they certainly delivered as much in the Big Easy.

Robert Smith and co. performed a 28 song set that included the first performance of Kiss Me track  “All I Want” in 30 years. They also dusted off “A Letter to Elise” and “At Night” after several years, in addition to a rare appearance of “Burn” off The Crow soundtrack.

Most notably, however, were the debut of two new songs: “Step Into the Light” and “It Can Never Be the Same”. Listen to audio bootlegs of both below.

Setlist:
Open
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All I Want (First performance since 1987)
Push
In Between Days
From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
Step Into the Light (New song)
Sleep When I’m Dead
A Letter to Elise (First performance since 2008)
High
The Walk
Lovesong
Just Like Heaven
Trust
Want
The Hanging Garden
One Hundred Years
End

Encore:
At Night (First performance since 2011)
M
Play for Today
A Forest

Encore 2:
Dressing Up
Piggy in the Mirror
Shake Dog Shake
Give Me It

Encore 3:
Burn

Encore 4:
It Can Never Be the Same (New song)

The Cure’s tour continues tonight in New Orleans and stretches through early December. Don’t worry, there are plenty of more rarities still to dust off.

The Cure 2016 Tour Dates:
05/10 – New Orleans, LA @ U.N.O. Lakefront Arena *
05/11 – New Orleans, LA @ U.N.O. Lakefront Arena *
05/13 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center *
05/14 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center *
05/15 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center *
05/17 – El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center *
05/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Chelsea Theater at the Cosmopolitan *
05/20 – Chula Vista, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheater *
05/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl *
05/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl *
05/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl *
05/26 – Mountain View, CA @ Shorline Amphitheatre *
05/28 – Ridgefield, WA @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater *
05/29 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
05/31 – Vancouver, BC @ Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park *
06/02 – Boise, ID @ Century Link Arena *
06/03 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Maverik Center *
06/05 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre *
06/07 – Saint Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center *
06/08 – Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre *
06/10 – Chicago, IL @ UIC Pavilion *
06/11 – Chicago, IL @ UIC Pavilion *
06/12 – Toronto, ON @ Bestival Toronto
06/14 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre *
06/16 – Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena *
06/18 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden *
06/19 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden *
06/20 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden *
06/22 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion *
06/23 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion *
06/24 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater Lakewood *
06/26 – Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheater *
06/27 – Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheater *
07/16 – Honolulu, HI @ Neal S Blaisdell Arena
07/17 – Honolulu, HI @ Neal S Blaisdell Arena
07/21 – Auckland, NZ @ Vector Arena
07/23 – Byron Bay, AU @ Splendour in the Grass
09/08 – Isle of Wight, UK @ Bestival
10/07 – Helsinki, FI @ Hartwall Arena *
10/09 – Stockholm, SE @ Ericsson Globe Arena *
10/11 – Oslo, NO @ Spektrum *
10/12 – Gotenburg, SE @ Scandinavium *
10/14 – Copenhagen, DK @ Forum *
10/17 – Hamburg, DE @ Barclaycard Arena *
10/18 – Berlin, DE @ Mercedes-Benz Arena *
10/20 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Arena *
10/22 – Prague, CZ @ O2 Arena *
10/24 – Munich, DE @ Olympiahalle *
10/26 – Vienna, AT @ Marxhalle *
10/27 – Budapest, HR @ Papp Lazlo Sports Arena *
10/29 – Bologna, IT @ Unipol Arena *
10/30 – Rome, IT @ Palalottomatica *
11/01 – Milan, IT @ Mediolanum Forum *
11/02 – Milan, IT @ Mediolanum Forum *
11/04 – Basel, CH @ St. Jakobshalle *
11/06 – Stuttgart, DE @ Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle *
11/07 – Frankfurt, DE @ Festhalle *
11/08 – Leipzig, DE @ Arena *
11/10 – Cologne, DE @ Lanxess Arena *
11/12 – Antwerp, BE @ Sportspaleis *
11/13 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome *
11/15 – Paris, FR @ AccorHotels Arena *
11/17 – Lyon, FR @ Halle Tony Garnier *
11/18 – Montpellier, FR @ Park & Suites Arena *
11/20 – Madrid, ES @ Barclaycard Center *
11/22 – Lisbon, PT @ MEO Arena *
11/24 – Bilbao, ES @ BEC *
11/26 – Barcelona, ES @ Palau St Jordi *
11/29 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena *
12/01 – London, UK @ SSE Wembley Arena *
12/02 – London, UK @ SSE Wembley Arena *
12/03 – London, UK @ SSE Wembley Arena *

* = w/ The Twilight Sad

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