1 September 1991|
Century Hall, Nagoya, Japan
Interesting DrugSecurity was even tighter at this show than on previous ones. Many barriers were put up to prevent fans from getting on stage, but many still managed to make it there. NME's Kevin Cummins was present, taking pictures of the fans. Some of these would appear the following October in a NME feature titled "Annoying Nagoya" and in 2002 in a Cummins photo collection titled "The Smiths And Beyond".
The highlight of the setlist was the tour debut of "Sister I'm A Poet". Before this, the song had only been performed once, in Wolverhampton in 1988. "There's A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends" returned to the setlist after a break of two shows. To make space for these, current single "Pregnant For The Last Time" and upcoming single b-side "I've Changed My Plea To Guilty" were dropped. Along with this, the setlist was also significantly resequenced.
Morrissey came back for the encore in a see-through blue shirt which he quickly tore off himself, buttons flying in all directions.
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