15 May 2012

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Welcome 2 Australia Tour
15 May 2012
Venue Rod Laver Arena
City, Country Melbourne, Victoria, 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) Flavor Flav (rap), Chuck D. (rap), Andy McKee (guitar)
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Setlist
  Setlist is tentative. Details to follow when they become available.
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

Controversy incl. thunder FX intro w/The Twinz
Sexy Dancer / Le Freak Arrow.png w/ Damaris Lewis, Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
(Theme Song From) Which Way Is Up? Arrow.png Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) Arrow.png
Play That Funky Music incl. 911 Is A Joke [Int] w/ Flavor Flav on "911 is a Joke"
Let's Go Crazy Arrow.png w/The Twinz
Delirious Arrow.png Let's Go Crazy (coda)
1999
Little Red Corvette
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
Nothing Compares 2 U Shelby J. co-lead vox
Take Me With U Arrow.png
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"
 
Make You Feel My Love Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease , Ida Nielsen lead vox, sans Prince & The NPG male members
Purple Rain w/ Andy McKee & Damaris Lewis
based on a sampled loop of studio recording When Doves Cry
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Nasty Girl [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Sign O' The Times
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Hot Thing
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Love (instrumental)
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Darling Nikki [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Pop Life
based on a sampled loop of studio recording A Love Bizarre (instrumental
based on a sampled loop of studio recording I Would Die 4 U
Kiss
 
Mountains Arrow.png w/ Andy McKee
The Dance Electric Arrow.png w/ Andy McKee
 
Love... Thy Will Be Done Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease on lead vox sans Prince.
unidentified groove incl. I Wish U Heaven (part 2) (instrumental) and Reggie Jax [Int] w/ Chuck D. (rap), Prince on bass
Days Of Wild / Wild And Loose incl. Ain't Nobody [Int] w/ Andy McKee , Prince on bass, Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease on "Ain't Nobody"
 
 

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. / 8:35 p.m. 160 minutes 14,300 / sold out AU$  450.00 (+AU$ 7.45 = AU$ 457.45) Purple Circle / AU$  350.00 (+AU$ 7.45 = AU$ 357.45) Purple VIP / AU$ 179.00 (+AU$ 7.45 = AU$ 186.45) Gold / AU$ 99.00 Silver
 
Trivia

  • This was the fourth show of the Welcome 2 Australia Tour, officially announced on 12 April 2012.
  • Tickets for this show went on sale Monday, 16 April 2012, shortly after 9:00 a.m. AEST, when the first Melbourne show was closed to sold out.
  • Andy McKee performed a 20 minute set of 3 songs, the latter segueing directly into Prince's set.
 
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

  • no details known

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