Bruce Springsteen has premiered ‘Better Days’ at his third Melbourne concert.
‘Better Days’ was track one from Springsteen’s 1992 ‘Lucky Town’ album. Bruce last played the song in Paris in 2005 and as of this show has only played in 116 times since its release 21 years ago. Springsteen has only been played ‘Better Days’ 6 times in the past 20 years.
‘Lucky Town’ was one of two solo albums Springsteen released in ’92. The other was ‘Human Touch’.
Bruce Springsteen performed deepest, most obscure setlist of the Australian tour at this show so far.
‘Lost In The Flood’ from the first album ‘Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ’ 40 years ago is even more obscure. It has only been played 69 times before but including tonight has been played eight times on the current ‘Wrecking Ball’ tour.
The setlist for Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne, March 27, 2013 was:
Long Walk Home (from Magic, 2007)
Radio Nowhere (from Magic, 2007)
My Love Will Not Let You Down (from Tracks, 1988)
Better Days (from Lucky Town, 1992)
Wrecking Ball (from Wrecking Ball, 2013)
Death The My Hometown (from Wrecking Ball, 2013)
Out On The Street (from The River, 1980)
Factory (from Darkness On The Edge of Town, 1978)
Lost In The Flood (from Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ, 1973)
High Hopes (The Havilinas, cover)
Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street (from Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ, 1973)
Candy’s Room (from Darkness On The Edge of Town, 1978)
Youngstown (from The Ghost of Tom Joad, 1995)
Murder Incorporated (from Greatest Hits, 1995)
Pay Me My Money Down ((from We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions, 2006)
I’m Goin’ Down (from Born In The USA, 1984)
Shackled and Drawn (from Wrecking Ball, 2012)
Waiting On A Sunny Day (from Working On A Dream, 2009)
The Rising (from The Rising, 2002)
The Ghost Of Tom Joad (from The Ghost of Tom Joad, 1995)
Badlands (from Darkness On The Edge of Town, 1978)
Jungleland (from Born To Run, 1975)
Born To Run (from Born To Run, 1975)
Dancing In The Dark (from Born In The USA, 1984)
Tenth Avenue Freezeout (from Born To Run, 1975)
American Land (from Live In Dublin, 2007)
Previous set lists