Sting - Concert information

[Updated: August 12, 2001]

23-02-1988 / Lafayette, IN / Elliot Hall of Music, Purdue University / USA
Intro/ The Lazarus Heart/ Too Much Information - We'll Be Together - Englishman In New York - Sister Moon - Rock Steady - Murder By Numbers - Straight To My Heart - One World - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free - Consider Me Gone - Bring On The Night/ When The World Is Running Down ** They Dance Alone - King Of Pain - Be Still My Beating Heart - Fragile/ Little Wing/ From Me To You ** Roxanne - Fortress Around Your Heart - Don't Stand So Close To Me ** The Secret Marriage - Message In A Bottle
Setlist same as: 07-02-1988, but Murder By Numbers was added after Rock Steady and King Of Pain was added after They Dance Alone.
Attendance: 6,547; sellout.
A few years before TV-evangelist Jimmy Swaggert called Sting's song Murder By Numbers satanic. On 21-02-1988 he admitted in public that he was having an affair with model Catherine Kampen. The reveal of this affair was Sting motivation to add Murder By Numbers to the setlist.


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