26 May 2012

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Welcome 2 Australia Tour
26 May 2012
Venue Brisbane Entertainment Centre
City, Country Boondall, Queensland, Australia
Band Prince (vox, guitar, bass, (sampler) keyboard), John Blackwell (drums), Ida Nielsen (bass, vox), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Cassandra O’Neal (keyboards, vox), Shelby J. (vox, tambourine), Elisa Dease (vox, tambourine), Liv Warfield (vox, tambourine), Maya McClean & Nandy McClean (together as The Twinz) (dance), Damaris Lewis (dance)
Guest(s) Andy McKee (guitar)
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

D.M.S.R. Arrow.png
Pop Life Arrow.png incl. Scrapple From The Apple [Int]
Musicology Arrow.png incl. Tighten Up (instrumental) & Mama Feelgood [Int] w/The Twinz, Prince on bass for latter part of the song, Shelby J. on "Mama Feelgood"
Take Me With U Arrow.png incl. Thunderstruck
Raspberry Beret Arrow.png
Cream Arrow.png w/The Twinz
Cool Arrow.png incl. Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough [Int] Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease on "Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough"
Angel Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
She’s Always In My Hair
Controversy incl. Housequake chants w/The Twinz
Let’s Go Crazy Arrow.png w/The Twinz
Delirious Arrow.png Let’s Go Crazy (coda)
Purple Rain w/ Andy McKee & Damaris Lewis
SetPiano.png How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore (instrumental)
SetPiano.png The Ladder
based on a sampled loop of studio recording When Doves Cry
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Sign O’ The Times
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Hot Thing incl. ‘Aussie, Aussie Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi’ chant
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Extraloveable [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording The Most Beautiful Girl In The World [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Darling Nikki [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Dance 4 Me (Dance Mix) [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording I Would Die 4 U
Dance (Disco Heat) Arrow.png Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
Baby I’m A Star
If I Was Your Girlfriend
The Bird Arrow.png
Let’s Work Arrow.png
U Got The Look w/ Damaris Lewis
Peach w/ Damaris Lewis
Love... Thy Will Be Done Elisa Dease & Prince co-lead vox, w/ Andy McKee
Mountains Arrow.png w/ Andy McKee
The Dance Electric Arrow.png w/ Andy McKee

See here for index, code, and color legend

Show Facts
Advertised Start Time / Start Time Length Of Show Attendance/Capacity Ticket Prices

8:00 p.m. / 8:05 p.m. 180 minutes (including 20 minute break before last encore) ± 8,780 / 10,018 (estimate based on a two show average) AU$  450.00 (+AU$ 8.50 = AU$ 458.50) Purple Circle / AU$  350.00 (+AU$ 8.50 = AU$ 358.50) Purple VIP / AU$ 179.00 (+AU$ 8.50 = AU$ 187.50) Gold / AU$ 99.00 Silver

  • This was the seventh show of the Welcome 2 Australia Tour. It was officially announced as second and last Brisbane show on 17 April 2012.
  • There was an unusual 20 minute break after Peach. Many people left to try and attend the 'afterjam' announced for Eatons Hill Hotel. But as so many people were not leaving Prince & The NPG came back for a fourth encore of three songs.
  • Tickets for this show went on sale Monday 23 April 2012, 10 a.m. AEST.
  • How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore rendition is very short, a few measures before Prince sings The Ladder first verse.
  • Little Red Corvette was on the setlist (after 1999, but not played. None of the encores (after Purple Rain were on the printed setlist.
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

  • none

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