The Smashing Pumpkins 1991-02-09

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February 9, 1991 – Cambridge, MA, US
Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins
ArtistThe Smashing Pumpkins
DateFebruary 9, 1991
VenueT.T. The Bear's Place
Coordinates42°21′49″N 71°6′6″W
LocationCambridge, MA, US
Venue typeClub
PersonnelBilly Corgan, James Iha, D'arcy Wretzky, Jimmy Chamberlin

Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. "Siva" [4:52] 
  2. "Blue
  3. "Rhinoceros
  4. "Bury Me
  5. "I Am One" [3:54] 
  6. "Window Paine
  7. "Snail
  8. "Out of Focus" [Blue Cheer(live debut)
  9. "Paranoid" [Black Sabbath(tease) 
  10. "Tristessa
  11. "Slunk(abandoned) 
  12. "Godzilla" [Blue Öyster Cult

Banter[edit | edit source]

Bury Me
> I Am One
Window Paine
Iha: (mic very quiet) Thanks a lot and uh, we’re the Smashing Pumpkins, we’re from Chicago. Thank you, (mic at good volume) thank you very much and um, right now we got a Sub Pop single out right now and if you wanna come by afterwards and buy one, we got one for you.
> Out of Focus
BC: Thank you very much. What are you trying to say?
Iha: Heh ha!
BC: Paranoid?
Paranoid (tease - first 2 notes)
BC: Alright, this song's in the key of E and it's called Earth of the Phoenix Child, Part 3, thank you.
BC: Alright, this is another in a metaphysical, uh, series. This is called -- it'll never be released -- Chump!
Slunk (abandoned after 2nd line)
BC: Ah, that was the greatest short song we ever played.
D’arcy: Alright.
BC: You wanna hear that one again?
(crowd cheers)
Guy in crowd: Backwards!
D’arcy: Exactly.
BC: Alright, you gotta pretend you didn't hear this.