For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode at Bronco Bowl
But there is, at last, one flashback I can stop looking for: Depeche Mode's March 27, 1985, Bronco Bowl stopover in support of Some Great Reward, the band's fourth record and one of which I remain incredibly fond. I'd been trying to find this for a while, and there it was today, all by its lonesome -- mismarked, of course, as having taken place at the "Arcadia Ballroom."
Can't say I recall much of that night; I blame it on the Blue Nun, which was our rather embarrassing choice of beverage. Went with a Hockadaisy who was profoundly into the hits: "People are People," "Everything Counts," Just Can't Get Enough" -- all of which hold up quite well on this well-preserved account of a rather giddy jump-up-and-down night. ("Master and Servant" too -- wow.) Now excuse me while I push up the sleeves on my suit jacket and finish this bottle of Liebfraumilch.