The Smashing Pumpkins 1992-01-26

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January 26, 1992 – Berlin, DE
Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins
ArtistThe Smashing Pumpkins
DateJanuary 26, 1992
Coordinates52°29′58″N 13°21′12″E
LocationBerlin, DE
Venue typeClub
PersonnelBilly Corgan, James Iha, D'arcy Wretzky, Jimmy Chamberlin
Order of bandsCatherine Wheel, The Smashing Pumpkins

Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. "Rocket
  2. "Bury Me
  3. "Window Paine
  4. "Snail
  5. "Tristessa
  6. "Luna
  7. "Kill Your Parents
    1. "Siva" [8:03] 
  8. "Country Death Song" [Violent Femmes(tease) 
  9. "Slunk
  10. "Offer Up
  11. "Silverfuck" [9:10] 
    1. "The Star Spangled Banner" [Francis Scott Key(tease) 

Encore one[edit | edit source]

  1. "Crush
  2. "I Am One" [5:10] 

Encore two[edit | edit source]

  1. (jam)
  2. "I Am My End(final performance)
  3. "Jellybelly (old version)

Banter[edit | edit source]

> Bury Me
(intro to Window Paine begins)
BC: Hello.
Window Paine
BC: Yes, thank you for coming to our rock show.
Iha: Yee haw.
BC: Not that it's a rock show. But you thought it was when you were [unintelligible word].
> Kill Your Parents
> Siva
Iha: Danke schoen.
Country Death Song (tease - 5 notes from Billy, followed by 1 from D’arcy, and 2 more from Billy)
BC: Hi, you look very beautiful tonight.
Iha: (fey) It's lovely to be here in Berlin, I love the people.
BC: What we think isn't important.
Iha: What you think is very important.
BC: No, I'm sorry, I'm not your Pink Floyd. Hey Mr. Light Man, heh, heh, you gotta kill these fuckin’ lights, it's just like such a drag. Put it -– put it to that dark setting...please.
D’arcy: Mr. Light Man, are you on break?
Iha: (scoffs). (jovially) Hahahahaha...
BC: Heh heh.
Iha: ...hahahaha.
BC: I kn –- yeah, there we go...
Iha: You crazy Americans.
BC: ...see, that's much better. Now we’re in -– now it's like we're in my bedroom. This is a song dedicated to all the dick suckers and motherfuckers in the world.
(feedback intro to Slunk begins)
Iha: This is dedicated to Matt Sweeney!
Iha: We downtune for you.
Offer Up
> Silverfuck
> Star Spangled Banner (tease)
[encore break]
Iha: Oh, thank you. Oh, danke schoen.
> I Am One
[encore break]
BC: You're very, very kind. (laughing) Mr. Light Man, turn off this light...please, thank you.
Iha: (half-sings) Oh, Mr. Light Man, you’ve got a problem with your lights.
(short jazzy jam begins) (speaking, German accent) I would now like to introduce to you, Pumpkins Mach 2. A little of the performance arts, roll [unintelligible word] big dice. This is our answer to Bauhaus statements. (jam ends) Yessss!
BC: Heh heh! Okay, what is that noise?
Guy in crowd: [2 unintelligible words]!
BC: Oh, I see. Oh yeah, that's right. Heh heh heh. Germans are always right, we learned that. (crowd reacts) No, you –- (laughing) you don’t want me to enter that?
I Am My End
> Jellybelly (old version)
BC: Thank you. Well, I just bluh -– I just blew up my amp so, heh, there'll be no more songs.

Photos and memorabilia[edit | edit source]