Sign o' the Times (live)

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Live information
Name Sign o' the Times
Tours The 2nd Law (3)
First performance 19th September 2012
Latest performance 24th January 2013
Pro-shots 2012:
London (09/28/2012)
Paris (09/19/2012)
Audience footage 2013:
Los Angeles (01/24/2013)
Audio recordings None
# of performances 3
Uno Live Database 100%




This page contains a list of all known performances of Sign o' the Times.

Analysis and Explanation

Cover of a Prince song that was done at two promotional gigs in 2012 which required the band do a cover song. The band performed it at an actual concert once in 2013, though very little footage remains from this performance. Prince has a notoriously uncooperative management team and any footage shot of the song was almost immediately taken off the internet. Because of this, there is very few known remaining footage of its 2013 performance. A similar event happened when Prince played Radiohead's Creep live and then prevented fans from uploading the footage, causing minor outrage and even having members of Radiohead speaking about the incident.

Once Prince died it was expected that the band would perform this live as a tribute, but no such performance took place; instead, the band released footage of the 09/28/2012 performance in greyscale as tribute to Prince. While it would be nice to see this cover's return to live setlists, it is likely that all footage shot by fans would be immediately taken down, so this song's absence is not much of a loss.

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The 2nd Law era

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2013

# Date Venue Location Link
1 2013-01-24 Staples Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Watch here (B)

2012

# Date Venue Location Link
2 2012-09-28 Air Studios (Live Lounge) London, UK Watch here (B)
1 2012-09-19 Air Productions studios (Taratata) Paris, France Watch here (B)

See also

This is a table of jams and unreleased covers live performances.

Note: white indicates performed at 75-100% of known setlists.

Gainsboro indicates performed at 50-75% of known setlists.

Silver indicates performed at 25-50% of known setlists.

Dark gray indicates performed at 0-25% of known setlists.

Black indicates no known performance that year.

Aqua indicates a performance in the current tour and year for which the final amount of performances is unknown.

All years with unknown setlists (1994-2004) are indicated with small font.

Last updated: October 19, 2019.

Song Title Era 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 #
Osaka Jam Black Holes and Revelations 1 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Helsinki Jam The Resistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 56 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 97
Glasgow Jam The Resistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
MK Jam The Resistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Monty Jam The 2nd Law 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 103
Munich Jam Drones 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 81 29 3 0 163
Houston Jam Simulation Theory 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 53
Dracula Mountain Absolution 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
America The Resistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Back in Black The Resistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
Where the Streets
Have No Name
The Resistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Sign o' the Times The 2nd Law 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Lithium The 2nd Law 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Lies Drones 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

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