10 July 1991|
Jones Beach, Long Island, NY
Interesting DrugThis concert saw a good deal of stage crashing, especially during "Our Frank" when Morrissey was often kept away from his microphone by struggling fans, and during set closer "Disappointed" when the stage was completely flooded with fans and Alain (guitarist) had to finish the vocals after Morrissey threw his tambourine into the audience and escaped. Earlier, throughout the gig, Morrissey wasn't very talkative. His only notable intervention was the introduction of "That's Entertainment" with the incomplete line "This song was written by..."
At this point in the tour Morrissey friend Linder returned to take more photographs for her upcoming book chronicling the Kill Uncle tour. The book would be published the following year under the title "Morrissey Shot". She was seen eating with Morrissey before the soundcheck down the beach on a pier. During the show she and Kevin Cummins from the NME were seen quite a lot taking pictures.
Fan filmed video footage of the full set minus one song and a half is scarcely circulated among collectors (recorder: L.A.M.). It was filmed from the right balcony and quality is subpar, with lots of obstruction. It is often miscredited as St. Louis 1991, but Morrissey never played St. Louis that year. A nine-song edited and resequenced version of this set is more commonly found on bootleg DVDs. It features the songs "Will Never Marry", "There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends", "That's Entertainment", "Our Frank", "Suedehead", "Piccadilly Palare", "Sing Your Life", "King Leer" and "Mute Witness" and most of the banter was edited out.
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