Vintage Video: The Sisters of Mercy’s out-of-print Royal Albert Hall concert film ‘Wake’

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we present The Sisters of Mercy’s long-out-of-print concert film “Wake,” recorded  at London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 18, 1985 — the final concert by the lineup that included Wayne Hussey and Craig Adams, who went on to form The Mission.

Andrew Eldritch released the 13-song concert film on VHS and laserdisc editions in the following two years, but it has not been issued on DVD or streaming. The version posted below has been remastered from the VHS and laserdisc sources by YouTube uploader Dexbom.

 

Setlist: The Sisters of Mercy, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, 6/18/85

1. “First And Last And Always”
2. “Body And Soul”
3, “Marian”
4. “No Time To Cry”
5. “Walk Away”
6. “Possession”
7. “Emma”
8. “Amphetamine Logic”
9. “A Rock And A Hard Place”
10. “Floorshow”
11. “Alice”
12. “Fix”
13. “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”

 

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