10 October 1992|
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA
You're Gonna Need Someone On Your SideThis concert and the following one were mentioned by Morrissey in an interview in which he was discussing the lack of publicity he gets despite selling out in record time. 18000 fans attended on this night, making it the biggest Morrissey concert ever. The downside however was that the sound wasn't as good, the atmosphere couldn't be the same as in a smaller venue and there was less interaction between Morrissey and his audience. A very wide pit separated the fans from the stage so that took care of the tradition of fans climbing on stage to hug their idol.
The recently reintroduced "The Loop" was removed from the setlist and replaced by "He Knows I'd Love To See Him".
As he entered stage Morrissey greeted the audience "Hello there friends!". When he sang the "...we look to Los Angeles" line in "Glamorous Glue" it got a great deal of cheering from the audience. During "You're The One For Me, Fatty", Morrissey threw his maracas and accidently hit a security employee. After "Girl Least Likely To" he extended his thanks with "It's very kind of you thank you". After "Certain People I Know", he started "I just wanted to say that err..." but never got to finish. After "Seasick, Yet Still Docked" he told a fan "I can't hear what you say".
Coming back for the encore, Morrissey announced "I'd like to say you're extremely generous and err...". The concert ended wildly, many fans jumped into the pit in a last attempt to get to the stage. In the noisy jam at the end of "The National Front Disco", Morrissey posed shirtless for photographers and Boz once again read a poem and then threw the book into the crowd. Outside, a merchandise booth was knocked over by fans and merchandise was stolen.
The Diana Dors backdrop from the Kill Uncle tour was used again for this show.
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