26 November 1995|
Do Your Best And Don't WorryThis gig went down well despite Morrissey having voice problems at times. Security was tight but a few fans still made it on stage. For some reason the pairing of "Dagenham Dave" and "The Operation" was dropped from the setlist.
Morrissey greeted the screaming crowd with "Hello yourself!". Before "Reader Meet Author", to some fans who were holding a banner, Morrissey enquired "What does it say?... I'll have to wait? Oh... alright then, I'll wait... I'll wait...". The banner was lifted during "The Boy Racer" to reveal the words "You're just too good-looking", a variation of a line from that song. In "London" Morrissey added his own answer to the question: "Do you think you've made the right decision this time? oh no.. oh no... oh no...". In live performances of "We'll Let You Know" on this tour, Morrissey usually changed the last line to "We are the last truly british people that you wouldn't want to know, and so on...", but on this date he actually sang "We are the last truly british people that you wouldn't wish to know, and so on...".
After that song Morrissey asked a shouting fan to "Say that again...". When the fan repeated his words, Morrissey added "I can't hear you, your accent is too thick!". After "Spring-Heeled Jim" some fans threw a black wig to Alain because he had just shaved his head. They chanted a song for him and he replied with a few notes from his guitar. He might also have been responsible for the heavily distorted sound at the beginning of "The Teachers Are Afraid Of The Pupils". It was very cold in the venue, but that didn't prevent Morrissey from removing his shirt at the end of "The National Front Disco" and throw it into the crowd, as he often did.
Gary Day who used to be part of Morrissey's band (and would rejoin later) attended this concert.
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