11 February 1986|
Fairways Hotel, Dundalk
Shakespeare's SisterThis turned out to be a great concert and the Smiths were very well received. The crowd sang along to many of the songs, particularly during the encores when Morrissey could have turned his microphone off because then fans sang in unison the words they all knew so well.
The setlist given here might be incomplete. New live additions "Vicar In A Tutu" and "Cemetry Gates" (which were introduced respectively as "a new song" and "another new song") were played, but apparently not "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" and "Frankly Mr Shankly". This was the first time live staple "Hand In Glove" was played in 1986.
On returning to the stage after a short break to perform the first encore Johnny teased the crowd with the opening chords of "What Difference Does It Make?", a song that was much requested, but not played anymore. Then Morrissey roared "HELLO!" and said "Don't be shy... don't be shy..." before the band launched into "William, It Was Really Nothing".
Approximatively 25 minutes of soundchecks are also available on physical and digital bootlegs (recorder: Soundsville Steve).
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