The Cure - Reflections - Sydney, Australia (May 31st, 2011)
1st set: 10:15 Saturday Night, Accuracy, Grinding Halt, Another Day, Object, Subway Song, Foxy Lady (RS on vocals), Meathook, So What, Fire In Cairo, It's Not You, Three Imaginary Boys (No Weedy Burton).
From Fuji: "in the olden days that was IT!!! but...see you in a few minutes!!" RSX walking off stage at the end of 3IB "
2nd set (with Roger O'Donnell): A Reflection, Play for Today, Secrets, In Your House, Three, The Final Sound, A Forest, M, At Night, Seventeen Seconds.
3rd set (with Roger and Lol Tolhurst): The Holy Hour, Primary, Other Voices, All Cats Are Grey (Lol played the closing notes on this. Nice!), The Funeral Party, Doubt, The Drowning Man, Faith (not extended).
From Olivier: "Took a sneak peek at the encores on a computer monitor, it's gonna be AMAZING!!!"
1st Encore: World War, I'm Cold, Plastic Passion, Boy's Don't Cry, Killing Another, Jumping Someone Else's Train, Another Journey By Train
2nd encore: Descent, Splintered in Her Head (RS on harmonica), Charlotte Sometimes, The Hanging Garden
3rd encore: Let's Go to Bed, The Walk, Lovecats.
Robert at the end of the show: "See you again for The Top!"
End of a legendary, phenomenal, amazing show.
Thanks to Olivier, AndytheCurefan, and everyone who helped tonight.
Soundcheck (partial): Splintered in Her Head!!!, All Cats Are Grey, Primary, Jumping Someone Else's Train, Another Journey By Train!!!
Lars and Olivier confirm that there's no Cure merchandise for sale, just Vivid stuff.
May 31st (2:30 AM): Photo of Jo, Heron, Brad and Fuji at the fan meet up. (Thanks Tim)
And Heron's CoF banner for the shows.
May 31st (2:13 AM): From SOHnews - photo of The Cure doing their soundcheck. More shots here, here, and here.
May 31st (1:26 AM): From Olivier - "The band just reached the Opera"
May 31st (12:50 AM): From Roger - "Leaving for the gig in half an hour... Am I dreaming?"
May 31st (12:20 AM): From @VividLIVE : Due to finalising the position of cameras for tonight’s performance of The Cure: Reflections we have been able to release an EXTREMELY LIMITED number of additional seats which are only available online.
Tickets available here for tonight and here for tomorrow! Hurry!
May 30th (11:10 PM): What better way to start this post than with this qoute from Roger on Facebook - "My first performance with The Cure commences in about 5 hours... am I nervous? Am I excited? Am I ready....Fuck YES!"