Vintage Video: Watch full Hüsker Dü concert from London’s Camden Palace in 1985

With Bob Mould’s birthday approaching — he’ll be 51 on Sunday — we thought we’d dedicate this latest installment of Vintage Video to the legendary Hüsker Dü. And so we present this fantastic footage of the trio powering through an hour-long set at London’s Camden Palace in 1985, brought to our attention by A Thousand Voices Talk.

The 21-song set, the band’s first-ever performance in England, was filmed for the U.K. television show “Live From London” — that’s the show intro you see at the front end of this video — and has been released in quasi-official form both on VHS and DVD over the years.

 

Setlist: Hüsker Dü, Camden Palace, London, May 14, 1985

1. “New Day Rising”
2. “It’s Not Funny Anymore”
3. “Everything Falls Apart”
4. “Girl Who Lives on Heaven Hill”
5. “I Apologize”
6. “If I Told You”
7. “Folklore”
8. “Terms of Psychic Warfare”
9. “Powerline”
10. “Books About UFOs”
11. “Chartered Trips”
12. “Diane”
13. “Celebrated Summer”
14. “Every Everything”
15. “Makes No Sense at All”
16. “Pink Turns to Blue”
17. “Ticket to Ride”
18. “Reoccurring Dreams/Dreams Reoccurring”
19. “Eight Miles High”
10. “Love Is All Around”

 

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6 Comments

  • Johnny Eyeballs

    Wow, this goes back

     
  • Brilliant! Thanks for the post. Can’t wait to see Bob and friends at the Disney Concert Hall!

     
  • I am happy to boast that I own a store bought VHS of this from London. My parents were visiting the UK and I begged them to buy it for me when I saw it advertised in an issue of NME.

     
  • Marcel

    Saw them on this ’85 tour in Deventer, the Netherlands, still one of the loudest gigs I’ve ever seen (and heard..)

     
  • Marcel

    Would love to see this one on HD quality!

     
  • rose sigman

    Just found you!!!! Wow X Bleen! My son played keys/heavy guitar stuff for Berlin 2000-2007. Had MTV first day available in area, 1991. NiteFlight late Sat’s entry played Roxy Music. Thanks for being around.

     
 

 

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