The Smashing Pumpkins 1992-12-11

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December 11, 1992 – Atlanta, GA, US
Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins
ArtistThe Smashing Pumpkins
DateDecember 11, 1992
VenueThe Roxy
Coordinates33°50′25″N 84°22′47″W
LocationAtlanta, GA, US
Venue typeTheater
PersonnelBilly Corgan, James Iha, D'arcy Wretzky, Jimmy Chamberlin
Order of bandsThe Smashing Pumpkins, Drivin' and Cryin'

Surprise opening set at "Benefit for the Hopeful" charity show. The band played on equipment borrowed from Drivin N Cryin.

Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. "Country Death Song" [The Violent Femmes(tease) (acoustic) 
  2. "Today(acoustic) 
  3. "Disarm
  4. "Rocket
  5. "Luna
  6. "Quiet
  7. "Spaceboy
  8. "Cherub Rock
  9. "Drown" [5:46] 
    1. "Hummer(tease) 
  10. "Suffer
  11. "I Am One(tease) 
  12. "Communication Breakdown" [Led Zeppelin(tease) 
  13. "Sweet Leaf" [Black Sabbath(tease) 
  14. "Hello Kitty Kat
    1. "Over the Rainbow" [Harburg/Arlen(tease) 

Banter[edit | edit source]

BC: Well, she has to fix her strap, so....
Country Death Song (tease) (acoustic)
BC: Okay, monitor.
Today (acoustic)
BC: Oh, hi. We have to make Kevin's guitar work good. Hi. How are you tonight? I am fine. Um, we're in Atlanta recording our new album, so.... Don't think we're just down here being whores. Beyond that, we’re recording an album. Alright. Heh heh, heh heh.
> Rocket
BC: Thank you.
Luna (abandoned after a few seconds)
BC: Oh, come on, you don't wanna hear any oldies.
(intro to Quiet begins)
BC: This is a song called Quiet. Quiet.
> Quiet
> Spaceboy
BC: This is called The –- Into the Cherub Rock.
Cherub Rock
BC: (while downtuning) For those of you who don't know, this is the Seattle grunge tuning. How are you? Happy? Alright, who’s –- who’s sad? (minor cheers) I'm sad too, so I’m sorry. Who’s happy? (cheers) Such a fucking crowd.
Drown / Hummer
> Suffer
BC: Thank you for paying attention. Um, heh heh. I don’t know, what do you wanna hear? What? Heh.
I Am One (tease)
BC: No, you know we don't do Freebird anymore.
Communication Breakdown (tease)
BC: Oh, we don't know that one either.
Sweet Leaf (tease)
BC: (sings) Alright now –- (speaking) we don't know that one either, no. Well, this is called Hello Kitty Kat and we got to go bye bye.
Hello Kitty Kat
> Over the Rainbow (tease)
BC: (singing) Somewhere over the rainbow you will find, under Judy Garland [unintelligible].
D’arcy: I wanna thank Drivin' N' Cryin' for asking us to come out, it was a lot of fun and it's for a good cause, thanks a lot.