The Smashing Pumpkins 1993-11-18

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November 18, 1993 – Raleigh, NC, US
Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins
Rock Invasion tour
DateNovember 18, 1993
VenueRitz Theater
Coordinates35°48′58″N 78°37′13″W
LocationRaleigh, NC, US
Venue typeTheater
PersonnelBilly Corgan, James Iha, D'arcy Wretzky, Jimmy Chamberlin
Order of bandsSwervedriver, The Smashing Pumpkins

Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. "Geek U.S.A.
  2. "Today
  3. "Quiet
  4. "Disarm
  5. "Rocket
  6. "I Am One" (with rant) [5:42] 
  7. "Drown" [4:47] 
  8. "Hummer" [6:08] 
  9. "Soma
  10. "Siva" [5:35] 
  11. "Cherub Rock

Encore[edit | edit source]

  1. "Spaceboy
  2. "Silverfuck" [12:23] 
    1. "Over the Rainbow" [Harold Arlen / Yip Harburg(tease) 

Banter[edit | edit source]

Geek U.S.A.
(BC alt last line: I fuckin’ hate the U.S.A.!)
BC: What's up? Time to kick your ass!
> Quiet
> Rocket
Iha: Damn, kickin' with that dope ass rhyme stuff. Is everyone ready to get in the crush groove? Is everyone ready to get stupid? Alright.
I Am One
(BC midsong: All I ever wanted was everything. All I ever got was shit. And my words fall on deaf body-surfing ears. What you want is what you'll get and that's nothing. What you want is what you'll get and that's nothing. And nothing can be taken from me that hasn't already been taken! And it's the deaf leading the blind and the blind leading the fuckin' stupid. Nothing can be taken from me that hasn't already been taken! Aw. And there's nothing in your heart but the devil made chaff...shit. Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. Nothing! Where are you, my little puppets?! Where are your hearts?! Where are your hearts? Give me something for nothing! Something for nothing ‘cause I got nothing! Nothing! Nothing. NOTHING!!!)
BC: Yes. Welcome to the halfway point of the rock show. Where are you, where have you been?
> Hummer
BC: Notice how most of these people that are constantly on top of your heads are men? Why do you think that is? Why do you think it's a bunch of men who aren't listening to us play but rather be on top of your heads all day? (crowd cheers) Well, there you go, now there's a girl. Of course, the men will take the opportunity to fondle her as she passes overhead.
Cherub Rock
Iha: Thanks.
[encore break]
Iha: Alright! You fuckin' people, you fuckin' people are hot! Alright! Let's see ‘em, both hands. Yes. Let’s see your hot people hands. Don’t you get it, don’t you get it? I was making a joke. So you’re all in a hot [unintelligible word].
BC: Nope.
Iha: Yeah, well, heh heh heh. Oh, you love me? Alright, well, come on backstage afterwards and I'll show you what real love is.
(Silverfuck intro begins)
BC: Shut the fuck up.
Guy in crowd: Fuck you!
BC: Don't worry, little man, I'll fuck you later. (starts Silverfuck riff) I’m driving this fuckin' starship.
Silverfuck / Over the Rainbow
BC: Thank you for –- (screaming) thank you for allowing me to perpetrate my finest ideals. Thank you very much!