The Truth About Love Tour

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The Truth About Love Tour
The Truth About Love Tour poster.png
World tour by Pink
Associated albumThe Truth About Love
Start dateFebruary 13, 2013 (2013-02-13)
End dateJanuary 31, 2014 (2014-01-31)
Legs4
Shows
  • 46 in Australia
  • 30 in Europe
  • 63 in North America
  • 142 total
WebsiteTour website
Pink tour chronology
The Funhouse Summer Carnival
(2010)
The Truth About Love Tour
(2013–14)
 
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The Truth About Love Tour
The Truth About Love Tour poster.png
World tour by Pink
Associated albumThe Truth About Love
Start dateFebruary 13, 2013 (2013-02-13)
End dateJanuary 31, 2014 (2014-01-31)
Legs4
Shows
  • 46 in Australia
  • 30 in Europe
  • 63 in North America
  • 142 total
WebsiteTour website
Pink tour chronology
The Funhouse Summer Carnival
(2010)
The Truth About Love Tour
(2013–14)

The Truth About Love Tour was the sixth concert tour by American recording artist Pink. Sponsored by CoverGirl and showcasing music from her her sixth studio album The Truth About Love (2012), the tour played over 140 shows in Australia, Europe and North America. Shows in Melbourne, Australia were recorded and released on a concert DVD, "The Truth About Love Tour: Live from Melbourne"

Set list[edit]

The following set list is representative of the show on February 16, 2013. It is not representative of all concerts for the duration of the tour.[1]

  1. "Raise Your Glass"
  2. "Walk of Shame"
  3. "Just Like a Pill"
  4. "U + Ur Hand"
  5. "Leave Me Alone (I'm Lonely)"
  6. "Try"
  7. "Wicked Game"
  8. "Just Give Me a Reason"
  9. "Trouble"
  10. "Are We All We Are"
  11. "How Come You're Not Here"
  12. "Sober"
  13. "Family Portrait"
  14. "Who Knew"
  15. "Fuckin' Perfect"
  16. "Most Girls" / "There You Go" / "You Make Me Sick"
  17. "Slut like You"
  18. "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)"

Encore

  1. "So What"
  2. "Glitter in the Air"

Critical response[edit]

The Truth About Love Tour has received acclaim from music critics. Jason Bracelin from the Las Vegas Review-Journal calls Pink a "party girl with a heart of gold",[2] while Jim Harrington from Mercury News says Pink "is the new gold standard", adding that "you definitely don't walk away from a Pink show shrugging your shoulders and muttering 'meh.' It's far more likely that fans practically skip out of the building, feeling extremely satisfied with the experience and determined to tell others to 'go see Pink next time she's in town' [...] Honesty is, as they say, the best policy. And, after watching the Truth About Love Tour, I can honestly say that few, if any, performers deliver better pop spectacles than Pink." [3]

August Brown of Los Angeles Times opined that Pink is "perhaps the most gifted and imaginative physical performer in pop right now." He believes Pink's set serves as a reminder that "her best asset in performing – more than her aerialist talents or Joplin-esque power-rasp voice, is her self-awareness."[4] Steve Appleford from Rolling Stone, who was also at the L.A. show, described the vaudeville as a "grown-up, sophisticated show, and Pink was relaxed and chatty between songs." He went on to praise the singer, adding that "by the time Pink was soaring gracefully through the air on cables stretched across the arena to perform "So What," the singer had demonstrated an epic workout of vocals, stagecraft and stunt-work without missing a note. The night’s best special effect was Pink herself."[5] Craig Rosen from The Hollywood Reporter sums up the show, saying: "P!nk launches back to the top of pop with acrobatic stunts and killer vocals."[6] After the Houston show, Jane Howze from Culture Map Houston gave a positive review, believing that The Truth About Love show is poised to be 2013's concert of the year. She adds: "I have always said that Chris Martin, frontman of Coldplay is the hardest working entertainer around, but I’m reconsidering, and now I’m giving Pink the nod. A Pink concert is a little like a Cirque du Soleil performance. There is so much happening on stage—the songs, the dancing and of course the acrobatics—it is a feast for the senses."[7]

Giving a rave review, Sean Daly of Times Pop Music Critic, says Pink has proven "there are no longer any viable excuses for a performer to ever lip-synch again. If this 33-year-old mommy could soulfully belt out opening hit Raise Your Glass while boing-boing-ing rafter-high via bungee ropes, the Britneys and Beyonces of the Top 40 realm can't claim dance moves or chilly climes as decent reasons to switch off the mike."[8] Of her Palace of Auburn Hills show, Adam Graham of The Detroit News says: "Tuesday's concert was Pink's first area headlining show since 2002, and she's now entered a master class of pop spectacle providers. She displayed the physicality of Madonna in the way she led her troupe of dancers, and the production was on par with that of any big name pop act".[9]

Mario Tarradel of Dallas News, in his review of Pink's Dallas show, stated that "It’s easy to like Pink. Her rock-charged brand of pop-dance is radio ready, but it’s anchored in wit and grit. She’s got a pliable voice with lung power and melodic grace. She’s unbelievably taut with abs of steel and an adventurous streak. She’s got attitude, and no qualms about tossing a few expletives. But mostly Pink is an awesome performer. Pink is a natural."[10] Tornoto Sun was praising Pink's performing abilities:"Pink was up for anything and everything as she bounced around on bungee cords, twirled around on hanging cloths, danced like a modern day Isadora Duncan and in the show’s jaw-dropping pentultimate song, So What, flew around the arena attached to four cables that turned her into a rock n’ roll Tinkerbell. She was equal parts gymnast, singer, dancer and even drummer."[11] Star Tribune gave the show overwhelming review, stating that Pink put on arguably the most daring concert in the history of arena rock. It was incredibly entertaining — way superior to Madonna’s and Lady Gaga’s. It set a standard that Rihanna (coming Sunday) and Beyoncé (due in July) will have to live up to.[12]

Jim Farber of NY Daily News gave the rave review to the show, saying that Pink reaches new heights in performance that puts her talent, composure on display ... yet it’s to Pink's considerable credit that no matter how many bright lights, fast-moving sets or fancy dancers surrounded her, she kept her talent and character front and center. In the end, that’s what gave the audience its ultimate high.[13] Entertainment Weekly was praising Pink's vocals and performing skills: "The “Truth Above Love” tour is a lot of things (including game show and circus) but it is one thing above all: a showcase for the power-pop anthem, which Pink pulled and pushed on with a showboating snarl. Do you have to be a Pink fan to enjoy the tour? It’s a ridiculous question: you’ll be blasted by almost two hours of music and end up a Pink fan, regardless. The wall-to-wall setlist had its interludes, in the form of spotlit one-offs (a guitar solo; an appearance by a man-in-the-moon straight out of a Méliès short; philosophy from our host of the game show-within-a-tour) and a late-in-the-night turn toward the acoustic. But the audience filled in around even the sound of a lone instrument. This was not the kind of crowd for stillness."[14]

James Reed of Boston Globe praised her vocals, stating that she is the rare performer who handles party anthems (“Raise Your Glass”) and heartbreaking ballads (“Just Give Me a Reason”) with equal élan.[15] The Irish Times gave the show extremely positive review, stating that as ever with Pink, it is all about the movements, her athleticism, a wow factor that makes Madonna’s taught and precise dance scenes on the MDNA Tour seem desperately flat. So here’s the key: the reason Pink’s live show is one of the best in the world is her live USP, which is aerial athleticism. You can have all the pyro you want at a Rihanna show, and all the ridonkulous costume changes at a Gaga gig, but Pink can FLY. The sense of danger as she descends silks, clambers around a spinning steel globe cage, the Broadway bonanza of her zip-lining into the gods, that’s what makes Pink gigs next level. And man do the crowd appreciate it. Screaming women with identikit haircuts whoop her every flex and step. They know that nobody else can do a show like this. It’s Pink’s territory and hers alone. It’s an aesthetic, however, that is also pretty over. While the topic of sex is occasionally apparent in Pink’s writing (most awkwardly in ‘**** Like You’), she is a completely different beast to the plastic sex cartoons that Katy Perry, Britney, Christina, Rihanna, and basically every other poptart animate. Some people take all the glory for themselves, but Pink puts on a show, and then acknowledges the hard work from many that goes into it, even if as the remarkable centrepoint to it, she could probably claim all the kudos in the world.[16]

Alice Vincent of The Daily Telegraph gave the show 4/5 stars, praising the show's set list: "Pink's set list was well curated from an extensive back catalogue, rewarding hardened fans with a short medley of the early R&B tracks which made her a star. That these were performed with the same genuine enthusiasm as the hits from her last album (her seventh but first to make number one in America), is a testament to Pink’s talent, and explains why she continues to sell records. Ten-year-old songs don’t sound dated because she has maintained the same energy and sass that she created them with."[17] Ian Gittins of The Guardian gave the show 4/5 stars, stating that Pink may not be the most original singer-songwriter touring the world's enormodomes, nor the most gifted, but she makes up for these shortcomings with a live show akin to a pop-punk take on Cirque du Soleil.[18]

Polly Coufos of The Australian praised the Pink's cover of Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time:"A little later this fearlessness was echoed with her first performance of Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time. She tackled the pop classic with the lyrics in her hand, the tentative reading providing great balance with the precision required for most of the numbers. That may be Pink's greatest asset, that she can create a spectacular show that more than matches her peers, but the glitz never hides the pure, unvarnished talent at her core."[19] Herald Sun reviewed one of Pink's 18 Melbourne shows:"P!nk's The Truth About Love tour takes concerts to the next level by aiming for the sky. The singing acrobat spends a good third of this new show in the air defying gravity because, unlike 99 per cent of her contemporaries, she can. And even when she's hanging upside down or spinning above your head she's singing completely live. Again, because she can."[20]

Commercial performance[edit]

Over 320,000 tickets for the Australian leg were sold in a few hours of release.[21] The tour will break records in Australia, being the most attended concert in Melbourne, which she had set herself in 2009's Funhouse Tour, selling 200,000 tickets only in Melbourne.[22] At the 2013 Billboard Touring Awards, Pink won the award for "Top Boxscore."[23]

The first North American leg of tour grossed $28.3 million from 26 shows,[24] with an average gross per city of $1,134,385.[25] The European leg grossed $30.7 million.[26] The nine-week leg of Australia is expected to generate $100 million.[27]

Grosses reported topped $31.6 million ($29.2 million) from two venues in Sydney and one in Brisbane, however that total represents less than half of what the Australian jaunt will ultimately gross when all the numbers are counted. A four-night stint in the city of Adelaide and a record-breaking 18 shows in Melbourne have yet to be reported to Billboard, so the overall ticket sales count from this tour should propel the pop star into the top ranks of the year’s highest-grossing touring artists.[citation needed]

Sydney fans had 12 opportunities to see Pink this year with eight shows staged at the Sydney Entertainment Centre (July 30–31, Aug. 2–3, 6–7, 9–10) and four at Allphones Arena (Sept. 1–2, 4–5) during the Aussie leg of the tour. Altogether at both venues, the number of tickets sold totaled 162,972. The Brisbane Entertainment Centre hosted the tour for eight nights (July 19–20, 22–23, Aug. 29–30, Sept. 7–8) with a total of 98,264 sold seats. Pink wrapped the Australian leg of her tour in Brisbane with a final performance on Sep 8 after a total of 46 concerts in the country.[28]

The tour is the third highest grossing tour of 2013. Pink is also the highest grossing female touring artist of 2013.[29]

Records[edit]

The Truth About Love Tour broke two records at the Rod Laver Arena, in Melbourne, Australia. Pink is the artist who has performed the most shows at the venue, with a significant 18 sold out shows on The Truth About Love Tour. The record superpassed her previous 17 show record at the venue during her 2009 Funhouse Tour. She is also the first artist to sell more than 250,000 tickets at the venue. On August 26, 2013, Pink was rewarded a plaque backstage, a second pink pole, a star at the venue's entrance and Door 18 was painted pink.

Her achievements reached Sydney as well, with the artist breaking Kylie Minogue’s feat of most concerts by a female performer at the Entertainment Centre. Pink has now played 26 shows at the venue. Her four sold-out shows at the Allphones Arena in Sydney also exceeded 67,000 in ticket sales, breaking the record set by fellow popstar Britney Spears in 2009 with her The Circus Tour. Pink now also holds the record for most performances by an artist at the Perth Arena, as well as the top four attended events at the venue.[30]

After playing to nearly 15,000 fans per night in Perth, Pink holds the record for the top four attended events at Perth Arena, and the record for the most performances by any artist and tour. Michael Coppel, President and CEO of Live Nation Australia, thanked Pink for spending three months on tour in this country. “Everyone at LNA has been thrilled to be involved in Pink’s record breaking tour, continuing a decade-long association with an artist who continues to set new standards and who has now sold in excess of 1.5 million tickets in Australia.”[31]

The pop star broke her own mark at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena with the 18th sold out performance, having set a house record in 2009 with 17 shows on her Funhouse tour. The combined gross of $29.2 million (US$) in Melbourne is the largest gross for any headliner at a single venue in 2013.[32]

Pink also sold out the KFC Yum!, in the process becoming the highest-grossing female artist to so far to play the arena.[33]

Development[edit]

To transport and set up the tour, there is a chartered 747 jumbo jet, 19 semi-trailers, and 80 crew members to set up her 400 tons of equipment.[34] She also opened her first "pop up" store which features things that are not normally available at her concerts. Merchandise includes autographed items, backstage passes, t-shirts, key rings, show tickets, etc.[35]

Broadcastings and recordings[edit]

Shows[edit]

List of concerts, showing date, city, country, venue, opening act, tickets sold, amount of available tickets and gross revenue
DateCityCountryVenueOpening actAttendanceRevenue
Leg 1 — North America[36]
February 13, 2013PhoenixUnited StatesU.S. Airways CenterThe Hives14,267 / 14,267$938,923
February 15, 2013Las VegasMandalay Bay Events Center9,511 / 9,511$1,033,984
February 16, 2013Los AngelesStaples Center15,562 / 15,562$1,140,275
February 18, 2013San JoseHP Pavilion at San Jose14,187 / 14,187$1,043,587
February 21, 2013HoustonToyota Center13,247 / 13,646$1,067,357
February 22, 2013DallasAmerican Airlines Center15,567 / 15,567$1,154,934
February 24, 2013OrlandoAmway Center13,414 / 13,414$965,525
February 25, 2013SunriseBB&T Center13,732 / 13,732$979,399
February 27, 2013TampaTampa Bay Times Forum13,887 / 13,887$1,004,292
March 1, 2013AtlantaPhilips Arena14,475 / 14,475$990,929
March 2, 2013NashvilleBridgestone Arena14,742 / 14,742$1,014,329
March 5, 2013Auburn HillsPalace of Auburn Hills16,038 / 16,038$1,132,177
March 6, 2013ColumbusValue City Arena14,841 / 14,841$985,678
March 8, 2013LouisvilleKFC Yum! Center17,686 / 17,686$1,092,401
March 9, 2013ChicagoUnited Center16,609 / 16,609$1,195,791
March 11, 2013TorontoCanadaAir Canada CentreN/A16,188 / 16,188$1,296,550
March 12, 2013MontrealBell Centre16,873 / 16,873$1,247,810
March 14, 2013Washington, D.C.United StatesVerizon CenterThe Hives15,209 / 15,209$1,196,486
March 16, 2013CharlotteTime Warner Cable ArenaCity and Colour15,407 / 15,407$1,011,592
March 17, 2013PhiladelphiaWells Fargo Center16,611 / 16,611$1,321,255
March 19, 2013Saint PaulXcel Energy Center15,818 / 15,818$1,146,010
March 22, 2013New York CityMadison Square GardenThe Hives14,131 / 14,131$1,347,083
March 23, 2013East RutherfordIzod Center17,143 / 17,143$1,285,608
March 25, 2013UniondaleNassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum13,740 / 13,740$1,066,954
March 27, 2013UncasvilleMohegan Sun Arena5,789 / 5,789$604,851
March 28, 2013BostonTD Garden14,766 / 14,766$1,142,061
Leg 2 — Europe[37]
April 12, 2013DublinIrelandThe O2 DublinWalk the Moon12,889 / 12,889$1,033,630
April 14, 2013ManchesterEnglandManchester Arena35,610 / 35,610$2,320,760
April 15, 2013
April 17, 2013ParisFrancePalais Omnisports de Paris Bercy17,000 / 17,000$1,203,450
April 19, 2013AmsterdamNetherlandsZiggo Dome16,771 / 16,771$1,174,110
April 21, 2013BirminghamEnglandLG Arena14,947 / 14,947$975,121
April 24, 2013LondonThe O2 ArenaWalk the Moon
Churchill
69,162 / 69,162$4,894,420
April 25, 2013
April 27, 2013
April 28, 2013
April 30, 2013AntwerpBelgiumSportpaleisChurchill20,052 / 20,052$1,240,880
May 1, 2013HamburgGermanyO2 World Hamburg13,016 / 13,016$909,572
May 3, 2013BerlinO2 World Berlin14,513 / 14,513$940,673
May 4, 2013HannoverTUI Arena11,593 / 11,593$871,651
May 6, 2013DüsseldorfISS Dome10,848 / 10,848$734,534
May 7, 2013FrankfurtFesthalle Frankfurt11,965 / 11,965$808,467
May 9, 2013ViennaAustriaWiener Stadthalle14,858 / 14,858$1,146,330
May 10, 2013PragueCzech RepublicO2 Arena17,322 / 17,322$969,882
May 12, 2013LeipzigGermanyArena Leipzig12,342 / 12,342$832,750
May 13, 2013DortmundWestfalenhalle11,617 / 11,617$797,815
May 15, 2013OberhausenKönig Pilsener Arena11,768 / 11,768$818,667
May 16, 2013MannheimSAP Arena11,937 / 11,937$809,357
May 18, 2013MunichOlympiahalle25,855 / 25,855$1,759,650
May 19, 2013
May 21, 2013ZurichSwitzerlandHallenstadion13,000 / 13,000$1,276,790
May 22, 2013StuttgartGermanyHanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle13,196 / 13,196$941,962
May 25, 2013OsloNorwayTelenor Arena16,685 / 17,967$1,659,300
May 26, 2013StockholmSwedenEricsson Globe14,975 / 14,975$1,134,870
May 28, 2013HelsinkiFinlandHartwall ArenaReddrama11,464 / 11,464$1,005,060
May 30, 2013HerningDenmarkJyske Bank BoxenWafande15,160 / 15,160$1,396,530
Leg 3 — Australia[38]
June 25, 2013PerthAustraliaPerth ArenaThe Kin58,587 / 58,587$7,287,630
June 26, 2013
June 28, 2013
June 29, 2013
July 1, 2013AdelaideAdelaide Entertainment Centre38,807 / 38,807$4,608,100
July 2, 2013
July 4, 2013
July 5, 2013
July 7, 2013MelbourneRod Laver Arena235,187 / 235,187[a]$29,201,400[a]
July 8, 2013
July 10, 2013
July 11, 2013
July 13, 2013
July 14, 2013
July 16, 2013
July 17, 2013
July 19, 2013BrisbaneBrisbane Entertainment Centre98,264 / 98,264[b]$12,037,400[b]
July 20, 2013
July 22, 2013
July 23, 2013
July 30, 2013SydneySydney Entertainment CentreYoungblood Hawke94,994 / 94,994$11,597,300
July 31, 2013
August 2, 2013
August 3, 2013
August 6, 2013
August 7, 2013
August 9, 2013
August 10, 2013
August 13, 2013MelbourneRod Laver Arena[a][a]
August 14, 2013
August 16, 2013
August 17, 2013
August 19, 2013
August 20, 2013
August 22, 2013
August 23, 2013
August 25, 2013
August 26, 2013
August 29, 2013BrisbaneBrisbane Entertainment CentreThe Preatures[b][b]
August 30, 2013
September 1, 2013SydneyAllphones Arena67,978 / 67,978$7,986,170
September 2, 2013
September 4, 2013
September 5, 2013
September 7, 2013[c]BrisbaneBrisbane Entertainment CentreSpiderbait[b][b]
September 8, 2013
Leg 4 — North America[39]
October 10, 2013OaklandUnited StatesOracle ArenaNew Politics14,048 / 14,048$1,267,176
October 12, 2013Los AngelesStaples Center28,124 / 28,124$2,887,773
October 13, 2013
October 15, 2013San JoseSAP Center13,834 / 13,834$1,220,902
October 20, 2013SeattleKeyArena12,740 / 12,740$1,135,382
October 21, 2013VancouverCanadaRogers Arena15,117 / 15,117$1,394,480
November 5, 2013ChicagoUnited StatesUnited Center15,583 / 15,583$1,424,149
November 6, 2013Auburn HillsPalace of Auburn HillsThe Kin13,867 / 13,867$1,262,846
November 8, 2013Des MoinesWells Fargo Arena13,894 / 13,894$1,103,865
November 9, 2013LincolnPinnacle Bank Arena13,883 / 13,883$1,123,050
November 11, 2013St. LouisScottrade Center15,422 / 15,422$1,220,713
November 12, 2013Kansas CitySprint CenterN/AN/AN/A
November 14, 2013San AntonioAT&T Center
November 16, 2013DallasAmerican Airlines Center
November 17, 2013North Little RockVerizon Arena
November 20, 2013RosemontAllstate Arena
November 21, 2013IndianapolisBankers Life Fieldhouse
November 23, 2013ClevelandQuicken Loans Arena
November 24, 2013Washington D.C.Verizon Center
November 30, 2013TorontoCanadaAir Canada Centre
December 2, 2013
December 3, 2013MontrealBell Centre
December 5, 2013BostonUnited StatesTD Garden
December 6, 2013PhiladelphiaWells Fargo Center
December 8, 2013New York CityBarclays Center
December 9, 2013
December 11, 2013NewarkPrudential Center
December 13, 2013BirminghamBJCC Arena
December 14, 2013AtlantaPhilips Arena
Leg 5 — North America
January 7, 2014[d]MinneapolisUnited StatesTarget CenterN/AN/AN/A
January 9, 2014[e]MilwaukeeBMO Harris Bradley Center
January 11, 2014[f]FargoFargodome
January 14, 2014[g]WinnipegCanadaMTS Centre
January 15, 2014[h]SaskatoonCredit Union Centre
January 16, 2014[i]EdmontonRexall Place
January 19, 2014[j]DenverUnited StatesPepsi Center
January 20, 2014[k]Salt Lake CityEnergySolutions Arena
January 29, 2014AnaheimHonda Center
January 30, 2014FresnoSave Mart Center
January 31, 2014Las VegasMGM Grand Garden Arena

Cancelled shows[edit]

DateCityCountryVenueReason for cancellation
April 22, 2013BirminghamEnglandLG ArenaSickness[41]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d The score data is combined from the shows held at the Rod Laver Arena from July 7–17 and August 13–26, 2013, respectively.
  2. ^ a b c d e f The score data is combined from the shows held at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre from July 19–23, August 29–30 and September 7–8, 2013, respectively.
  3. ^ The September 7, 2013 show at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane was originally scheduled to take place on August 27, 2013.
  4. ^ November 2, 2013
  5. ^ November 3, 2013
  6. ^ October 27, 2013
  7. ^ October 26, 2013
  8. ^ The January 15, 2014 show at the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon was originally scheduled to take place on October 24, 2013.[40]
  9. ^ October 23, 2013
  10. ^ The January 19, 2014 show at the Pepsi Center in Denver was originally scheduled to take place on October 18, 2013.[40]
  11. ^ The January 20, 2014 show at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City was originally scheduled to take place on October 17, 2013.[40]

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