17 October 1992|
Pacific Amphitheater, Costa Mesa, CA
The LoopMorrissey and the band were in a really playful mood for this concert. There was a good amount of stage rushing which quickly set the mood of the show. Surprisingly Suede's "My Insatiable One" was re-introduced into the set at the expense of "Girl Least Likely To". The song was played on its own instead of being segued from "Such A Little Thing Makes Such A Big Difference" the way it usually was. This would turn out to be the song's final airing and the only time it was done on its own.
After coming on stage, each band member said hello to the crowd in Morrissey's microphone, then the singer asked "Are you with us? (crowd: yes!)... Good!". A line in "Glamorous Glue" was changed to "We look to Los hahaha for the haha we ha..." The crowd was very excited so at the end of that song Boz shouted "Can you shout any louder!?". Before "You're The One For Me, Fatty" Morrissey asked "This song is dedicated to anybody who has considered... have you seen... Ssh! Ssh! Ssh! Have! You! Seen! Have you seen Deal-a-Meal?". Then after the song, realising that he was in the USA and not the UK, he had to enquire "If I could just ask this question... does anybody know Deal-a-Meal? No? No?... hmm...hmm...hmm...hmm..."
Morrissey pretended to hang himself with the microphone cord during "November Spawned A Monster". He usually dropped the final line "He doesn't know" in live performances of "He Knows I'd Love To See Him", but on this date he actually sang "hey..." in a smooth voice in its place. He changed the line "Oh so many illustrations" to "Oh so many blank pages" in crowd favourite "Suedehead", something he often did on the Kill Uncle tour but not on this one. On returning to the stage for the encore, Boz or Alain asked the crowd "Would you like to hear our newest song? We have a new song, it's called 'Jack The Ripper'." The show ended with Morrissey singing "I love you" over the last lines of "We'll Let You Know" before the band went into its extended feedback and improvised flute outro.
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