14 October 1992|
Arco Arena, Sacramento, CA
I Know It's Gonna Happen SomedayThis was another small show, but a quite energetic one. Morrissey was in the best of moods and exceptionally talkative. He talked to the audience after almost every song although in many cases he didn't finish his lines. Over the length of the show he threw various gifts into the audience: a tambourine (during "The Loop"), two maraccas (during "You're The One For Me, Fatty") and his shirt (during "Seasick, Yet Still Docked"). The crowd was still overall rather apathetic. A few fans made it on stage, mostly towards the end of the concert.
"Everyday Is Like Sunday" was replaced in the setlist by new composition "Jack The Ripper". "You're Gonna Need Someone On Your Side" switched positions with "We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful", the former thus returning closer to the beginning of the concert where it was usually performed. At the end of "Such A Little Thing Makes Such A Big Difference", instead of going into the "Leave me alone I was only singing" part, the band switched to "Girl Least Likely To", for a third and final time ever.
The first of Morrissey's many interventions followed "Suedehead". He tried to say something but kept getting interrupted by fans in the front rows: "And err... I... what? err... at this point, I... uh?" After the following song he tried again: "I just wonder what... I wonder if I can just say two words... uh? yeah? yeah? yeah? yeah? yeah? oooohhhhhh..." There was another attempt after "You're The One For Me, Fatty": "Now I'd like you to just answer one quick question..." After "The Loop" he started "I hope that you're all extremely... I hope that you're all extremely..."
As he sang the line "They look at danger and they laugh their heads off" in "Certain People I Know", Morrissey pointed to the people in the pit. After that song he managed to say something more or less complete: "I just wondered if anybody here actually intends to form their own - you know - group and make music... does anybody here actually want to make records? (crowd: yes!) Ohh... well do you think that you will?". It seems there was more in him, because after "Sister I'm A Poet" he started "You may think that..." but this line like many others remained unfinished. After "Girl Least Likely To" he asked "You didn't really like that did you? (fan replies something) Yeah but, yeah but..." and he kept beckoning to the crowd to do something. He then started to introduce the yet unreleased "Jack The Ripper" with the words "this song..." but again didn't finish. During "Seasick, Yet Still Docked" a woman came up behind him and gently caressed him, which caught him off guard.
Another sign of Morrissey's great spirits was the number of changes he did in his lyrics. Besides all the usual ones, he changed a line in "We'll Let You Know" to "You wonder how I've stayed alive til now, I'd let you know, I'd let you know, but only if you're really interesting". In "Certain People I Know" he sang "Don't you find life absurd?", something that he would do more and more often later in the tour. "November Spawned A Monster" was near the end of its short-lived career in the position of set closer. Just as for the rest of the tour when "The National Front Disco" was performed in that position, the song ended in an extended jam of feedback and Boz read a poem over the noise. On this date Morrissey exceptionally remained on stage to the end instead of leaving as soon as he was done singing.
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