9 June 1991|
Californian Exposition Amphitheater, Sacramento, CA
The Last Of The Famous International PlayboysIn Sacramento, Morrissey mildly scrambled the setlist and made a few substitutions. The recently reinstated "Cosmic Dancer" as well as "(I'm) The End Of The Family Line" were replaced by then-unreleased "Pregnant For The Last Time" and a rocking "Angel, Angel, Down We Go Together". The latter was seeing its live debut, and like other older material, it was performed with more punch than the studio version. "Pregnant For The Last Time" was played for the first time in the States. It had been performed on the earlier European tour but left out on the first dates of this leg. "Cosmic Dancer" would only return to the setlist on the upcoming British leg. "(I'm) The End Of The Family Line" would never be played again.
While Morrissey broke sale records elsewhere on this tour, this gig was one of the few ones on the tour that didn't sell out. Slightly less than half of the venue was filled. The crowd was also less enthusiastic than on earlier dates of this tour, which prompted a comment from Morrissey after "Asian Rut" ("Well obviously you're very shy"). A few fans managed to get on stage. Morrissey seemed relaxed, and the concert went down well. He wasn't very talkative, but still a bit more than usual. The returning "Pregnant For The Last Time" was introduced as "...a new song which you won't know". After its performance Morrissey enquired "Any questions?". "Disappointed" was wittily preceded by the comment "This is the last song we will ever sing".
Despite being moved up in the setlist, "Piccadilly Palare" and "Trash" were kept as a pair, the first still segued into the second. New or rarer lyric changes were heard in "Interesting Drug" ("You wonder why I'm only half ashamed") and "November Spawned A Monster" ("could you even bear to kiss me full on the mouth"). In "Pregnant For The Last Time", Morrissey changed "If ever we had the chance to" to "If ever we had the nerve to" and sang "And people being nice for the very last time" instead of "...the very first time".
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