2002 - This Is The Life

Ricky Ross solo gigs

April 13 - Ayr Gaiety Theatre More
April 15 - Aberdeen Lemon Tree More
April 16 - Glasgow Cottier More
April 17 - Stafford Gatehouse More
April 19 - Spalding South Holland Centre More
April 21 - Southampton Brook More
April 23 - London Union Chapel More
April 24 - Reading Concert Hall More
April 25 - Worcester Huntingdon Hall More
April 26 - Newtown Theatre Hafren More
April 27 - Milton Keynes, The Stables More
April 29 - Burgess Hill, Martlets Hall More
April 30 - Birmingham Academy More
May 1 - Liverpool Neptune Theatre More
May 2 - Manchester Lowry More
May 3 - South Shields Custom House More
May 4 - Edinburgh Queens Hall More
May 5 - Maydaze Glasgow Green More
May 19 - Tokyo, Kichijyoji Star Pine's Cafe More
May 20 - Tokyo, Kichijyoji Star Pine's Cafe More
May 21 - Tokyo, Kichijyoji Star Pine's Cafe More
June 3 - Falkirk, Callander Park More
August 3 - Richmond Live, Richmond Castle, North Yorks. More
August 10 - Spin 2002, County Square, Paisley More
August 24 - Greenbelt Festival, Cheltenham More
August 30 - Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut More
October 9 - Wolverhampton, The Robin 2 Bilston More
October 10 - London, Jazz Cafe More
November 30 - Glasgow, STUC More

Deacon Blue gigs

May 9 - Abu Dhabi More
May 10 - Dubai, Irish Village More
June 14 - Beau Sejour, St Peter Port, Guernsey More
June 15 - Fort Regent Leisure Centre, St. Helier, Jersey More
June 29 - Ascot Racecourse More
August 17 - Earth Music Festival, Prehen Playing Fields, Derry (support for Van Morrison and The Waterboys) More

Ayr, Gaiety Theatre - April 13th 2002

Northern Soul
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Angel and Mercedes
These Days (Jackson Browne)
My Girl Going To Town
Every Time You Sleep
One Day I'll Go Walking
The Way To Work
Cliff Richard's Speech At The Academy On Opening Their New Department Of Popular Music
The Undeveloped Heart
Dignity
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Ash Wednesday

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Aberdeen, The Lemon Tree - April 15th 2002

Northern Soul
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Angel and Mercedes
These Days (Jackson Browne)
My Girl Going To Town
Bethlehem's Gate
One Day I'll Go Walking
The Way To Work
Back Here In Beanoland
Dignity
The Germans Are Out Today
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Ash Wednesday
When Will You Make My Telephone Ring with Boo Hewerdine

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Glasgow, Cottier Theatre - April 16th 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
I Sing About You
These Days (Jackson Browne)
My Girl Going To Town
Bethlehem's Gate
One Day I'll Go Walking
Cresswell Street
Raintown
The Germans Are Out Today
Spencer Tracy
Cold Easter
What You Are
This Is The Life
Ash Wednesday
When Will You Make My Telephone Ring with Boo Hewerdine

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Stafford, Gatehouse - April 17th 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
I Sing About You
These Days (Jackson Browne)
My Girl Going To Town
Bethlehem's Gate
One Day I'll Go Walking
Threatening Rain
Raintown
The Germans Are Out Today
Spencer Tracy
Cold Easter
What You Are
This Is The Life
Ash Wednesday

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Spalding, South Holland Centre - April 19th 2002

Northern Soul
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Threatening Rain
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters (Elton John)
My Girl Going To Town
Every Time You Sleep
One Day I'll Go Walking
Earth A Little Lighter
Undeveloped Heart
Dignity
Your Constant Heart
I Sing About You
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Ash Wednesday

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Southampton, The Brook - April 21st 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Angel and Mercedes
These Days (Jackson Browne)
My Girl Going To Town
Your Constant Heart
One Day I'll Go Walking
When Sinners Fall
Born In A Storm/The Very Thing
Cliff Richard's Speech At The Academy On Opening Their New Department Of Popular Music
Spencer Tracy
Icarus
What You Are
This Is The Life
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters (Elton John)
Love and Regret

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London, Union Chapel - April 23rd 2002

Northern Soul
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
I Sing About You
These Days (Jackson Browne)
My Girl Going To Town
Bethlehem's Gate
Your Constant Heart
The Further North You Go
Wages Day
The Germans Are Out Today
Spencer Tracy
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Ash Wednesday
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger off mic

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Reading Concert Hall - April 24th 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Threatening Rain
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
My Girl Going To Town
Homesick
Your Constant Heart
The Further North You Go
The Way To Work
Born In A Storm/Raintown
Spencer Tracy
Good Evening Philadelphia
What You Are
This Is The Life
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger
Love and Regret

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Worcester Huntingdon Hall - April 25th 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Silhouette
I Sing About You
Your Constant Heart
The Further North You Go
Circus Lights
The Germans Are Out Today
Twist And Shout
Your Town
What You Are
This Is The Life
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger
Homesick

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Newtown Theatre Hafren - April 26th 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Threatening Rain
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Silhouette
I Sing About You
One Day I'll Go Walking
On The Street Where You Live
Undeveloped Heart
Dignity
Bethlehem's Gate
Twist And Shout
What You Are
This Is The Life
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger

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Wavendon, The Stables - April 27th 2002

Northern Soul
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Threatening Rain
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Love and Regret
Angel And Mercedes
I Sing About You
The Further North You Go
Starring Love
The Germans Are Out Today
Spencer Tracy
Twist And Shout
What You Are
This Is The Life
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger
Goin' Back

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Burgess Hill, Marletts Hall - April 29th 2002

Northern Soul
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Angel And Mercedes
These Days
My Girl Going To Town
Every Time You Sleep
Bethlehem's Gate
I'm Sure Buddy Would Know
Gentle Teardrops
Back Here In Beanoland
The Germans Are Out Today
Spencer Tracy
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Radio On/Wreck on The Highway
Your Town

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Birmingham, Academy - April 30th 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Angel And Mercedes
These Days
I Sing about You
Homesick
Your Constant Heart
The Further North You Go
Waves of Sorrow
Love Isn't Hard It's Strong
Wages Day
Hippy Girl
Cold Easter
This Is The Life
Radio On/Wreck On The Highway
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger

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Liverpool, Neptune Theatre - May 1st 2002

Northern Soul
Rodeo Boy
Nothing Cures That
London Comes Alive
Cold Easter
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Love and Regret
Angel And Mercedes
Your Constant Heart
The Way To Work
On The Street Where You Live
The Germans Are Out Today
Twist and Shout
Your Town
What You Are
This Is The Life
Ash Wednesday
Every Night

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Manchester Lowry - May 2nd 2002

My Only Tie
Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
I Sing About You
Angel And Mercedes
These Days
Threatening Rain
Love and Regret/All In The Game
One Day I'll Go Walking
Jesus Do Your Hands Still Feel The Rain
Loaded
Indigo Sky
Spencer Tracy
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger
Homesick

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South Shields Customs House - May 3rd 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Good Evening Philadelphia
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Silhouette
Threatening Rain
My Girl Going To Town
Your Constant Heart
One Day I'll Go Walking
Little India
Loaded
Wages Day
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Radio On/Wreck On The Highway
Twist and Shout

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Edinburgh Queens Hall - May 4th 2002

Northern Soul
Nothing Cures That
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Angel And Mercedes
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Love And Regret/All In The Game
I Sing About You
Your Constant Heart
One Day I'll Go Walking
The Further North You Go
The Way To Work
Wages Day
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger
Homesick

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Maydaze Glasgow Green - May 5th 2002

Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
London Comes Alive
Cold Easter
Homesick
Your Constant Heart
Spencer Tracy
Hippy Girl
What You Are
This Is The Life

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Abu Dhabi - May 9th 2002

This Train Will Take You Anywhere
Your Town
Raintown
Ragman
Your Swaying Arms
Twist and Shout
Loaded
Real Gone Kid
Love and Regret
Love's Great Fears
When Will You
Circus Lights
Silverlake
Wages Day
Homesick
Dignity
Chocolate Girl/I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Fergus Sings The Blues

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Dubai, Irish Village - May 10th 2002

This Train Will Take You Anywhere
Your Town
Raintown
The Very Thing
Your Swaying Arms
Loaded
Twist and Shout
Real Gone Kid
Queen Of The New Year
Love and Regret
When Will You
Circus Lights
Silverlake
Wages Day
Homesick
Dignity
Chocolate Girl/Everybody Loves A Winner/I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Fergus Sings The Blues

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Tokyo, Kichijyoji Star Pine's Cafe - May 19th 2002

I'll Never Fall In Love Again (with Gary Clark)
Born In A Storm
Raintown
The Way To Work
Love And Regret/Goin' Back
The Further North You Go
London Comes Alive
Earth A Little Lighter
Nothing Cures That
Dignity
Homesick
Spencer Tracy

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Tokyo, Kichijyoji Star Pine's Cafe - May 20th 2002

The Very Thing
Northern Soul
I've Making Such A Fool...
Back Here In Beanoland
My Girl Going To Town
Cold Easter
What You Are
Wages Day
Nothing Cures That
Bethlehem's Gate
Oh,China New Song (with Boo Hewerdine)

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Tokyo, Kichijyoji Star Pine's Cafe - May 21st 2002

Circus Lights
Northern Soul
Born In A Storm
Raintown
Oh, China -New Song- (with Boo Hewerdine)
Gentle Teardrops
Threatening Rain
Homesick
Factory (Bruce Springsteen song)
Dignity
The Further North You Go (With Gary Clark)
Spencer Tracy

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Falkirk - June 3rd 2002

The full band from This Is The Life - Ricky, Mick Slaven, Davie Scott, Scott Fraser, Jim Gash. Was broadcast live on BBC Scotland.

Hippy Girl
London Comes Alive
Closing Time

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Beau Sejour, St Peter Port, Guernsey - June 14th 2002

A Brighter Star
Raintown
Ragman
Your Swaying Arms
Twist and Shout
Loaded/How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live
Real Gone Kid
Wages Day
Spencer Tracy
When Will You...
Bethlehem's Gate
The Day That Jackie Jumped The Jail
Silverlake
Fergus Sings The Blues
Homesick
Dignity
Chocolate Girl/Everybody Loves A Winner/I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Queen Of The New Year

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Fort Regent Leisure Centre, St. Helier, Jersey - June 15th 2002

A Brighter Star
Raintown
Ragman
Your Swaying Arms
Every Time You Sleep
Twist and Shout
Loaded/How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live
Real Gone Kid
Wages Day
Spencer Tracy
Love and Regret/Jersey Girl (Bruce Springsteen cover)
Bethlehem's Gate
Your Town
Fergus Sings The Blues
Homesick
Dignity
The Weight
Chocolate Girl/Everybody Loves A Winner/I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Queen Of The New Year

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Ascot Racecourse - June 29th 2002

A Brighter Star
Raintown
Ragman
Your Swaying Arms
Every Time You Sleep
Twist and Shout
Loaded
Real Gone Kid
Wages Day
Spencer Tracy
Love and Regret/Jersey Girl
Bethlehem's Gate
The Day That Jackie Jumped The Jail
Fergus Sings The Blues
Homesick
Dignity
The Weight
Chocolate Girl/Everybody Loves A Winner/I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Queen Of The New Year

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Richmond Castle - August 3rd 2002

Rodeo Boy
Nothing Cures That
Twist & Shout
London Comes Alive
Chocolate Girl
Closing Time
Bethlehem's Gate
Starring Love
What You Are
Your Town
This Is The Life
When Will You...

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Spin 2002, County Square, Paisley - August 10th 2002

Nothing Cures That
London Comes Alive
Hippy Girl
Chocolate Girl
Closing Time
Starring Love
Northern Soul
What You Are
Your Town
This Is The Life

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Earth Music Festival, Prehen Playing Fields, Derry - August 17th 2002

Your Town
Raintown
Ragman
Your Swaying Arms
Every Time You Sleep
Twist & Shout
Loaded
Real Gone Kid
Wages Day
Chocolate Girl
Love & Regret/Just My Imagination
The Day That Jackie Jumped the Jail
Fergus Sings The Blues
Homesick
Dignity

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Greenbelt Festival - August 24th 2002

Hippy Girl
London Comes Alive
To Cut A Long Story Short (new song)
Rosie Gordon
Northern Soul
These Days
Wages Day
One Day I'll Go Walking
He Looks Like Spencer Tracy Now
Cold Easter
This Is The Life

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Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut - August 30th 2002

Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
Northern Soul
I Sing About You
London Comes Alive
Cold Easter
Hippy Girl
My Girl Going To Town
When Will You
Closing Time
Threatening Rain
The Further North You Go
Starring Love
What You Are
This Is The Life
Nothing Cures That
Tenth Avenue Freeze Out (Bruce Springsteen)
I'm Your Puppet (Elton John)
Homesick

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Bilston, Robin 2 - October 9th 2002

She Gets Me Inside
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
Northern Soul
I Sing About You
London Comes Alive
Cold Easter
Hippy Girl
My Girl Going To Town
Chocolate Girl
Closing Time
Threatening Rain
The Further North You Go
Starring Love
What You Are
This Is The Life
I'm Your Puppet
When Will You...

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London Jazz Cafe- October 10th 2002

She Gets Me Inside
Rodeo Boy
Cut Lip
Northern Soul
I Sing About You
London Comes Alive
Cold Easter
Hippy Girl
My Girl Going To Town
Chocolate Girl
Closing Time
Homesick
Spencer Tracy
Starring Love
What You Are
This Is The Life
Looking For My Own Lone Ranger
Nothing Cures That/Tenth Avenue Freeze Out

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Glasgow STUC- November 30th 2002

A benefit concert, for Palestine.

Nothing Cures That
Circus Lights
Wages Day
Sign Of Peace (new song)
These Days
The Further North You Go
Chocolate Girl
Back Here In Beanoland
Dignity

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