The Smashing Pumpkins 1992-12-11
|December 11, 1992 – Atlanta, GA, US|
|Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins|
|Artist||The Smashing Pumpkins|
|Date||December 11, 1992|
|Location||Atlanta, GA, US|
|Personnel||Billy Corgan, James Iha, D'arcy Wretzky, Jimmy Chamberlin|
|Order of bands||The 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]
- "Country Death Song" [The Violent Femmes] (tease) (acoustic)
- "Today" (acoustic)
- "Cherub Rock"
- "Drown" [5:46]
- "Hummer" (tease)
- "I Am One" (tease)
- "Communication Breakdown" [Led Zeppelin] (tease)
- "Sweet Leaf" [Black Sabbath] (tease)
- "Hello Kitty Kat"
- "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.
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.
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.
BC: This is called The –- Into the 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
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.