16 December 1995|
Garden Hall, Ebisu
Do Your Best And Don't WorryThis was another good show in front of an ecstatic Japanese audience. Morrissey struggled with his voice at the beginning, but it returned to normal after a few songs. "Reader Meet Author" was replaced in the set list with "Now My Heart Is Full".
Morrissey was getting more comfortable with the Japanese language, he greeted the crowd with "Konban wa!" (good evening) as he hit the stage. When fans shouted his name, he sometimes repeated it in the same Japanese accent. After "Now My Heart Is Full" he still needed to apologise: "I'm afraid I don't know many words in Japanese... however... this song is called 'Speedway'."
At some point into the concert, Morrissey pulled a fan on stage and danced with her for some time. He removed his blazer during "The National Front Disco" and at the end of the song he pulled his shirt off one shoulder, flexed his bicep, then removed the shirt entirely and threw it into the crowd. When he returned for the encores, he repeated "Thank you! thank you, thank you, thank you...". There was a good deal of stage invasion during those two songs, but Morrissey held firm. The fresh shirt he had just changed into also ended up flying into the crowd after he thanked his fans with "I love you, thank you, goodbye!"
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