3 August 1986|
Centre Sportif de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Bigmouth Strikes AgainA few changes were made to the setlist as "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" took the place of "William, It Was Really Nothing".
The Montreal experience was supposedly a very different one to the rest of the tour. The crowd dressed and reacted differently, and very few people had brought flowers (it was a custom at the time). This show is remembered as one of the wildest of this leg. There was a great deal of pushing in the crowd and some fans had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. Morrissey ran the risk of being pulled into the audience each time he moved forward to touch hands. At one point he handed the microphone to a girl who was gesturing for him and she said out loud "We up front are getting flattened" to which Morrissey plainly replied, after retrieving his microphone, "The lady is a star!".
Not long after, during "How Soon Is Now?", three male fans got on stage at the same time and in their enthusiasm accidentally knocked Morrissey to the ground. The singer simply curled into himself and waited. After security had dealt with the fans Morrissey slowly got up again and finished the song. During the last encore, "Hand In Glove", a girl approached Morrissey and simply stood beside him with an arm around his waist, stroking him as he sang. She left the stage at the end of the song.
Tickets were $18.50.
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