20 October 1992|
Aloha Tower, Honolulu, HI
The LoopThis was not the best show of the tour. The Aloha Tower venue, the top level indoor parking lot of an old industrial building, was very hot. The show started 45 minutes late and when Morrissey came on the impatient crowd shouted to him that he was late. Even after 2-3 songs they were still shouting "You're fucking late!!!". There was a good deal of moshing but most of it was kept within reasonable limits. The fans who managed to successfully climb on stage jumped back into the audience instead of hugging Morrissey. Still, the tradition of bringing flowers to the concert lived on. Morrissey threw the blue lamé shirt he wore during most of the show into the audience and it was ripped apart by everyone who wanted a piece.
Recent composition "Jack The Ripper" and the recently reintroduced "My Insatiable One" were replaced in the setlist by the returning "Everyday Is Like Sunday" and "The National Front Disco". Unfortunately for Hawaiian fans, "You're Gonna Need Someone On Your Side", which was on the set list after "Everyday Is Like Sunday", and "He Knows I'd Love To See Him" scheduled after "November Spawned A Monster" were skipped.
During "We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful" Morrissey pointed at someone in the crowd while singing the line "It should've been you... it could've been you!". At the end of "The National Front Disco", as they had been doing before the song was removed from the setlist earlier in the tour, Alain and Boz produced feedback and let their guitars on their stands for a few minutes until the lights came on and someone stopped the feedback.
Gallon Drunk, the opening act on this leg of the Your Arsenal tour, didn't follow Morrissey to Hawaii. They were replaced with a local band.
Thanks to Steven Harvey for input.
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