posted by davidt on Wednesday May 10 2006, @02:00PM
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Set List:

First Of The Gang To Die / Still Ill / You Have Killed Me / The Youngest Was The Most Loved / Let Me Kiss You / Girlfriend In A Coma / To Me You Are A Work Of Art / I Will See You In Far-off Places / Life Is A Pigsty / Trouble Loves Me / Ganglord / At Last I Am Born / My Life Is An Endless Succession Of People Saying Goodbye / I Just Want To See The Boy Happy / In The Future When All's Well / How Soon Is Now? // Irish Blood, English Heart


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  • Wow! That was an AWESOME Moz gig!!!

    Setlist:

    ENTRANCE MUSIC: Old Ned (Theme from Steptoe & Son)

    Ammunition
    ? New Song ? (chorus: "Pato Banton is me")
    On The Streets I Ran
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    CRITICAL ONSLAUGHT: In which Morrissey invites selected audience members to join him on stage and hurl pre-prepared bottles of stagnant piss at a cage featuring every music journalist who’s given him less than a five star review, accompanied by Mikey’s instrumental rendition of Journalists Who Lie on farfisa organ.
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    I Knew I Was Next
    Lucky Lisp (Instrumental)
    Dear Jah, I And I Is Suffering (dub version of Ringleader favourite)
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    AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION: In which Morrissey informs the crowd that he’s “drugged and hidden” Julia Riley somewhere in the building and that the audience have 3 minutes in which to find her comatose body to claim the exclusive prize of a Kinder chocolate egg signed by Gary Day. Pandemonium ensues…
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    Ambitious Outsiders
    Now I Am A Wasp*
    Jack The Ripper
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    THE BIG FIGHT: In which Morrissey, wearing a sumo suit, and a topless Boz Boorer spend 2 minutes ‘belly-bouncing’ one another while Jesse leads the crowd in a sing-a-long chant of DJ Otzi’s “Hey Baby (Ooh Ah)”.
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    ‘One Love’ Medley: Bengali In Platforms/ Asian Rut/ Ebony And Ivory/ The Ink Is White, The Page Is Black/ National Front Disco/ Theme From Desmond’s/ Free Nelson Mandela
    Do Your Best And Don’t Worry
    The Draize Train (featuring Morrissey on comb and paper)
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    ENCORE: Mr Boombastic (They Call Me Fantastic)

    EXIT MUSIC: Tina Turner - Simply The Best

    (* - special comedy wordplay version of much, much loved Maladjusted B-side crowd pleaser)

    Anonymous -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @02:02PM (#217676)
  • real review (Score:2, Informative)

    crikey. i just got home from being in a tiny intimate venue after the ally pally show and the apollo at the weekend, and this beat them hands down.

    morrissey was on form, witty and chatty, not like at ally pally, asking whether anyone famous was from halifax (erm, big daddy and that woman off the currys adverts from changing rooms)

    he joked about the venue being named after victoria wood, and namechecked leeds, halifax and the mighty pontefract as places of note in west yorkshire.

    set list was almost identical. that song from under the floorboards (apologies if title wrong) was missed out, but pretty much everything else was the same as the last shows i saw, but in a tiny venue, where i was able to walk in 20 minutes before and stroll up to 15 feet away from the stage.

    right, i need a milky drink and a darkened room. oh, spoke with someone from behind the scenes before, apparently the tour dates are based on an old kenn dodd tour! like your style moz old china.

    cheers everyone, and ignore that fool above.

    james
    jimhx3 -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @02:14PM (#217684)
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  • sorry to intrude on the halifax gig discussion and that but i was just wondering if anyone could tell me who sings that "you'll never walk alone" song that is played before he comes on
    anyone?
    !i girl afraid !i -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @02:31PM (#217689)
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  • Who was the shit head who ordered security to kick me out for having a piss when you REFUSED to move when I asked you to. Anyway the joke is on you as I came straight back in. TWAT
    Anonymous -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @02:46PM (#217693)
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  • a great night - the atmosphere was buzzing, a lot of broad yorkshire accents - but i stood mancunian and proud!!! there were a few rough'uns there - about 10 people were fighting for the big man's shirt for about 10 minutes, and i got drenched in sweat - security weren't as rough as at bridgewater - which is still the highlight for me,

    Sami.
    Anonymous -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @03:02PM (#217700)
  • Gary Day, Gary Day, Gary Dayyyyyyyyyy
    Gary Day, Gary Day, Gary Dayyyyyyy
    Gary Day, Gary Day, Gary Day
    Gary Dary,
    GARYYYY DAYYYYY!

    Please can i have the setlist next time me old china? :)

    Deano
    mbb321 -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @03:42PM (#217715)
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    "Dink Dank Doo!"
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  • It's the most beautiful season Moz!
    Can you see cherry blossoms in your heart?
    Can you see me Moz?
    I really love you Morrissey X
    Your birthday is near XXXXXXXXXXXXX
    Anonymous -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @04:07PM (#217718)
  • A good gig this one

    Nice banter from Moz, I liked it when he disputed the fact that Billy Bremner came from Halifax. Well in Moz! And a good thing when he threw a t-shirt back into the crowd from whence it came!

    Julia gets a lift from gig to gig with the crew. God knows what she does on those coaches. But that is how she travels (shudder to think). So now 'we' all know how she gets to the front.

    Agent Provocateur -- Wednesday May 10 2006, @07:07PM (#217739)
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    "Kiss him? Of course I didn't kiss him, he's ugly!"
  • Poor Julia. Everybody is so jealous of her. I wish I were her.
    Still Waiting -- Thursday May 11 2006, @12:36AM (#217761)
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  • THIS WAS BRILLIANT.

    Halifax (and Huddersfield), West Yorkshire, the North... well done for making this such an incredible night.

    The venue was rocking - and I think Mozzer and his band really appreciated it.

    What a night. Up there with the best.

    The Wrong Boy

    Anonymous -- Thursday May 11 2006, @12:36AM (#217762)
  • just heard suedehead (sparks) remix.

    sounds like morrissey re-recorded all the vocals for this.
    didn't think he had anything to do with it

    terrible mix though.

    any ideas, ? fellow mozzites......................
    inlovewiththepast -- Thursday May 11 2006, @02:08AM (#217774)
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    truth rest your head there is more than a life at stake here..she may well sell sanctuary but she'll also sell your soul
  • Well, my head's still a little fuddled, but what I can remember goes like this.

    Hugh and I turned up at about 7:20, and met the famous Halifax chap with tattoos all over (he's in Who Put The M in Manchester, who was already having a damn good time and an great spirits. Wanderd over to the venue, grabbed a beer, and settled at the front of the stage, whereupon Deano arrived. Anyhoo, Tiger Army were surprisingly good, and got a good reception - I think the crowd appreciate their effort (so it was a shame at the end of the night to see their frontman leaving the side-door alone, smiling sheepishly at people as he walked down the street). The security tonight were not too heavy handed and on the whole, helpful, especially to the guy who crowd-surfed to the stage, three times! Then on came Moz and the crew. It's all a bit of a blur - but what I can remember is Boz striking some excellent poses, including leaning nonchanlantly on the stacks, Gary really, really appreciating the crowd (at the end he came over with the set list and said "I fucking love you") - maybe that was the Gary Day chanting we were doing. Jesse was bouncing around in top form, Mike and Matt were perfect, and Moz was having a whale of a time. He changed the lyrics of 'My Life Is A'...so that the line was sung as follows "All of the best things in life, all behind glass...Halifax, Leeds, Pontefract". Fab. Wandered out later and met the Ephraim (is that how you spell it?), who most people will have seen - a really nice bloke, and of course Julia, who was lovely, as always. We had a chat about the Brontes, and she knew much more than I did, so I shut up. Thence for a few shandies at the hotel down the road, where we met, amongst others, Mike and spouse, and the splendid Sharron Needles. I must apologise to Mike C and Andy, I really tried, but got swept in in the tide of folk. All in all, a cracking gig.

    Peter
    uncleskinny -- Thursday May 11 2006, @02:12AM (#217776)
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    And so I drank one, it became four, and when I fell on the floor, I drank more
  • It was good to hear it being sung along to, instead of booed by the idiots in Manc.
    Anonymous -- Thursday May 11 2006, @03:50AM (#217793)
  • The lad who wanted his shirt back from the stage was a really funny part of the night.Fantastic
    Anonymous -- Thursday May 11 2006, @04:01AM (#217797)
  • ive yet 2 hear the complete intro tape, but those i can identify up to now r;
    seven deadly fins-eno/dont make me over-dionne
    warwick?/a pub with no beer-ewan maccoll/dubliners//i will return-springwater/?-ramones/youll never walk alone-more 2 follow...
    lanternjaw -- Thursday May 11 2006, @05:37AM (#217816)
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  • Dusted down the old scanner to bring you this:

    http://static.flickr.com/48/144573279_eb04f9f1d9_o .jpg

    (remove the space after copying)

    Peter
    uncleskinny -- Thursday May 11 2006, @06:37AM (#217828)
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    And so I drank one, it became four, and when I fell on the floor, I drank more
  • Last night was awesome and it was my 10th show of the tour. Moz in playful mood, band were great. Wow!
    Anonymous -- Thursday May 11 2006, @07:38AM (#217846)
  • I know quite a few people who are around 17-20 who claim to be Moz fans but dont actually know anything that isnt off either that Suedehead-best of or the recent stuff hes done so for them I suppose this setlist is pretty good. I think its pretty rubbish tho and it was ok to play Munich Air Disaster last tour but 'My life is..' is a terrible b side, not even from his current album. Some people are saying.. oh but he is promoting ROTT but there is no need to be playing the likes of Let Me bloody Kiss You, which I think is pretty rubbish also. Good to see Trouble Loves Me tho.
    Anonymous -- Thursday May 11 2006, @09:02AM (#217863)
  • I'm sorry but that is one sorry set list. 17 songs? Out of 15+ albums in his catalog (including The Smiths) he could only muster 17 songs? Weak. Of the 17 songs played, only Pigsty, Still Ill, How Soon?, First of the Gang, Coma, Irish Blood, Youngest, and Trouble Loves Me would even be considered to make my "Best of" Morrissey/Smiths personal compilation. At some point it has to be said, Morrissey is ripping off his fans. More than half the songs he played were either off of the disappointing "Rott" or were B-sides.
    Anonymous -- Thursday May 11 2006, @09:44AM (#217870)
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  • Awesome, truly awesome. Anyone who disagrees is a twat!
    Anonymous -- Sunday May 14 2006, @01:46AM (#218610)
  • I think everyone who was at Halifax on wednesday knows they were at a classic. Similarly everyone who attended Bradford 2002 knows they were at probably the best UK Morrissey solo gig ever. (except perhaps Wolverhampton 88) :)

    Anonymous -- Sunday May 14 2006, @09:27AM (#218660)


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