The Smashing Pumpkins 1992-02-24

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February 24, 1992 – Kawasaki, JP
Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins
ArtistThe Smashing Pumpkins
DateFebruary 24, 1992
VenueClub Citta'
Coordinates35°31′40″N 139°41′50″E
LocationKawasaki, JP
Venue typeClub
PersonnelBilly Corgan, James Iha, D'arcy Wretzky, Jimmy Chamberlin

During the Gish-aversary event on May 29, 2021, celebrating the 30th anniversary of Gish, Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin announced the February 24, 1992 show as the initial release in the band's series of limited edition vinyl archival releases, called Live in Japan 1992. It shipped in March 2022. "Godzilla" was cut from the release, likely for licensing issues.

Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. "Drown" [8:03] 
  2. "Tristessa
  3. "Slunk(abandoned) 
    1. "Country Death Song" [Violent Femmes(tease) 
    2. "Slunk
  4. "Window Paine
  5. "Bury Me
  6. "Snail
  7. "Kill Your Parents
    1. "Siva" [10:51] 
  8. "Luna
  9. "Blue
  10. "I Am One" [7:20] 

Encore[edit | edit source]

  1. "Godzilla" [Blue Öyster Cult
  2. "Silverfuck" [11:35] 
    1. "The Star-Spangled Banner" [Francis Scott Key(live debut)

Banter[edit | edit source]

(possibly incomplete; based on archive release)

BC: Good evening.
BC: I’m not a mosh fan. Fuck punk rock. Shut up and sit in the audience. Sound like my mother. No white light, whatever it is. Here’s a song. Yeah? Keep yellin’ shit at me, you will.
> Slunk (abandoned after 5 seconds, Billy’s guitar is out of tune)
> Country Death Song (tease)
> Slunk
> Window Paine
Bury Me
Iha: Domo. ...
BC: Arigato, man. [unintelligible; possibly “Lazy” or “I can see you”]. Yeah, support your Shonen Knife. (crowd cheers)
Iha: Shonen Knife.
BC: This is Syd Barrett. This is Abe Vigoda. And that’s John Lennon.
Iha: Sock-ana-des, Fish. Fish.
> Kill Your Parents
BC immediately before starting Siva: Blast off.
> Siva
Jimmy: (off mic) Keith Bird.
BC: Rockin’ with our psychoses. (brief flamenco style guitar from Iha) Most of you don’t know this but he’s Spanish.
> Blue
> I Am One
(BC towards beginning of outro jam: Alright, here comes Jimmy!)
BC: Arigato!
[encore break]
BC: This is Amazo Number One-Oh-One.
Silverfuck / Star Spangled Banner