Dave Gahan sings Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart
Dave Gahan Music Cares Benefit Concert May 6th 2011
Depeche Mode lead singer Dave Gahan has been honored during the 7th annual MusiCares MAP FundSM benefit concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Friday, May 6, 2011. MusiCares MAP Fund provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation.
Gahan was honored with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund, and for his commitment to helping other drug addicts with the addiction and recovery process.
Next to sets by Jane’s Addiction, Ozomatli and Paramore, also Dave Gahan performed a few songs (8 in total) including cover versions of Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart”, David Bowie’s “Cracked Actor” and the Damned’s “New Rose”. Other songs in the setlist were his solo songs “Dirty Sticky Floors” and “Saw Something” and the Depeche Mode songs “I Feel You” and “Personal Jesus”. Note that the latter featured that other Depeche Mode member Martin Lee Gore as guest.