Stratton Setlist Snapshot — Brian Fallon & The Crowes Bring ‘Painkillers’ Tour to Detroit

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Brian Fallon performs at Detroit’s Saint Andrew’s Hall June 28.

DETROIT — Brian Fallon & The Crowes sang about red lights, long drives and lost loves during their 19-song set at Saint Andrew’s Hall on June 28.

The Gaslight Anthem frontman and his band played several tracks from his “Painkillers” solo album, including “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Steve McQueen,” “Red Lights,” “Long Drives” and the title track.

Early in the set, Fallon told the crowd about the “nice people” in Detroit and how Bob Seger’s 1978 classic “We’ve Got Tonite” conjures up images of Kevin Arnold and Winnie Cooper from “The Wonder Years.”

While reminiscing in between songs, Fallon also included several Horrible Crowes’ gems — “Sugar,” “Behold the Hurricane,” “Crush” and “I Witnessed a Crime” — from the band’s 2011 release, “Elsie.”

The biggest setlist surprise featured a cover of Katy Perry’s 2010 smash, “Teenage Dream,” which nicely complemented Fallon’s youthful themes about life, love and self-discovery.

Fallon & The Crowes will continue their “Painkillers” tour this summer with several European festival dates and additional U.S. shows through October.

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