11 November 1997|
Jackie Gleason Theater, Miami, FL
Do Your Best and Don't WorryThis was a good show, but Miami had the rowdiest fans of the Florida dates. There was a good deal of rushing to the front of the stage, but no real invasion, until the encore when a few fans successfully managed to reach their idol. Morrissey himself was in a good mood and quite playful throughout the evening. He wasn't at his most talkative however.
Morrissey was in a mood for setlist changes during this period in time. Again the song order was changed and "Trouble Loves Me", "Sunny" and "The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get" were replaced by "Paint A Vulgar Picture", "Ambitious Outsiders" and "Speedway".
As he entered stage, Morrissey greeted the crowd "Miami!" before going into the opening number, "Do Your Best And Don't Worry". After that song, because it was Veterans Day, Morrissey thanked the audience with the words "Thank you veterans!" After a high-energy performance of "The Boy Racer" which was very well received, Morrissey exclaimed "You all look so healthy!" "Paint A Vulgar Picture" was introduced with "I used to be in a group called Canned Heat". After "Why Don't You Find Out For Yourself", Morrissey returned to the subject of the national holiday: "What do you do on Veteran's Day? I'm curious... What happens? (crowd:'nothing!') Nothing? Absolutely nothing?". Returning to the stage after a short break to perform encore "Shoplifters Of The World Unite" Morrissey shouted "Thank you, you sexy beasts".
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