The Smashing Pumpkins 1996-11-15

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November 15, 1996 – Tampa Bay, FL, US
Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins
Infinite Sadness tour
DateNovember 15, 1996
VenueIce Palace
Coordinates27°56′34″N 82°27′6″W
LocationTampa Bay, FL, US
Venue typeArena
PersonnelBilly Corgan, James Iha, D'arcy Wretzky, Matt Walker, Dennis Flemion, Jimmy Flemion
Order of bandsGarbage, The Smashing Pumpkins

Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" (prerecorded) 
  2. "Where Boys Fear to Tread
  3. "Zero
  4. "Fuck You
  5. "Tonight, Tonight
  6. "By Starlight
  7. "Today
  8. "Thru the Eyes of Ruby
  9. "Cherub Rock
  10. "Galapogos(acoustic) 
  11. "Lily (My One and Only)(acoustic) 
  12. "Disarm(acoustic) 
  13. "Bullet with Butterfly Wings
  14. "Live Forever" [Oasis(tease) 
  15. "Muzzle
  16. "Porcelina of the Vast Oceans
    1. "Rocket(tease) 

Encore one[edit | edit source]

  1. "Siva" [6:15] 
  2. "Drown" [5:23] 
    1. "Hummer(tease) 

Encore two[edit | edit source]

  1. "1979
  2. "X.Y.U.

Encore three[edit | edit source]

  1. "Silverfuck" [35:59] 
    1. "Bullet with Butterfly Wings(tease) 
    2. "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" [The Animals(tease) 
    3. "Dose" [Filter(tease) 

Notes[edit | edit source]

Banter[edit | edit source]

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness Intro
Where Boys Fear to Tread
> Zero
Fuck You
“Thank you for participating” tape
> Tonight, Tonight
> By Starlight
Iha: Hello, hello.
BC: Good evening.
Iha: Hello. [unintelligible]!
BC: No, this would be the Tampa/St. Pete area.
Iha: Oh, okay. Well, you’re [unintelligible word] people.
BC: Thank you very much for coming to the concert. Is there anything anyone wants to say before we continue on with the concert? Do you have anything to say, James?
Iha: (very high pitched) I’ve got to say (normal voice) today is the greatest day.
> Planet of the Apes clip
> Thru the Eyes of Ruby
Cherub Rock
Iha: Thank you.
BC: Thank you very much.
Galapogos (acoustic)
Lily (acoustic)
Disarm (acoustic)
> Circus tape
> Bullet with Butterfly Wings
BC: Thank you very much.
Iha: Last night [unintelligible] in Europe, last night in Europe, um, we played the MTV Awards in Europe, we were voted Best Rock!
BC: Did anyone happen to see that on TV last night? I bet you’re all wondering who the rat was, right?, heh heh, yeah.
Iha: I don’t think [a few unintelligible words].
BC: Emmanuel Lewis?
Iha: Maybe they were just cheering just to cheer.
BC: Did anyone see the rat on TV?
Iha: [unintelligible]. Yes. Well, hey, (British accent) we beat Oasis last night, I’m just surprised. (normal voice) [unintelligible]. [unintelligible].
Live Forever (tease - Iha sings variation on lyrics)
Iha: (singing) You raped me. You don’t really wanna know how your garden grows.
BC: Oh, that’s an excellent point.
Porcelina of the Vast Oceans / Rocket
[encore break]
Iha: Thank you very much. [unintelligible]
> Hummer (tease)
[encore break]
Iha: [unintelligible]. Ladies and gentlemen, a special guest, all the way from London, England. He is of the band, the Frogs, his name is Jimmy Frog! Hey, hello, let’s have a hand for Jimmy Frog. Yeah, moving onward, I want to introduce our keyboard player, all the way from London, England, Dennis “Rat in the Cage” Frog. Yes, Dennis “Rat in the Cage” Frog, let’s have a big fuckin’ hand for Dennis Frog! Alright, and now, the man behind the drum kit, all the way from Wilmette, Matt “Cosmo” Walker! Yes, Matt “Cosmo” Walker. Just call him Cosmo if you see him.
BC: Alright. We’d like to ask you for your attention just for a moment.
Iha: Whoa, [unintelligible word or two].
BC: If I--if I could have some silence here...
Iha: Shut up!!
BC: the Ice Palace. (Elmer Fudd impression) Be quiet, be vewy vewy quiet. (normal voice) The uh, the next part of the show will shock you. You may never be the same, yes, it’s the time we invite people on stage to dance.
Iha: [unintelligible] more shocking than Marilyn Manson.
BC: Jimmy, Jimmy the green angel shall choose the dancers. Jimmy, choose some dancers!
(Matt starts a beat)
Iha: Wait, come on people. Let’s choose the dancers here. Who shall it be?
BC: Who shall dance?
Iha: Who shall be the dancers? Come on people, let’s jump around. Here we go, I see you’re a dancer. Who shall be the dancers tonight? A is the woman, A being man, A being four-legged dog, I don’t care. I don’t care who you are as long as you dance, let’s dance, let’s dance!! (Matt changes to a disco beat) Come on people, let’s pump up the volume here in St. Pete [unintelligible word], come on.
BC: Oh, no, I don’t like this beat, give me another beat.
(Matt changes to a hip hop beat)
Iha: Oh yeah!
BC: Put your hands in the air like you just don’t care!
Iha: Come on, you people. I heard you fucking got in the groove, Matt, kick out those jams and dig the real people, come on, let’s see some hands, I wanna do a new dance for you people, come on, kick it with him if you’re a dog. I don’t care if you’re a wolf, I don’t care if you’re a dog, I don’t care--
BC: James.
Iha: Alright. (Matt stops) We have our dancers.
BC: (high pitched) Yo.
Iha: Well, [unintelligible].
BC: And now it’s time to meet--to meet the dancers.
Iha: Who shall we meet?
BC: Who are you and--who are you, man, and where you from, bro?
Guy #1: My name’s Josh [unintelligible last name] and I’m from Maitland, Florida!
BC: Who are you and where are you from?
Girl #1: I’m [unintelligible name], I’m from Clearwater.
BC: Somebody once tried to steal my amp in Clearwater. Who are you and where are you from?
Girl #2: I’m Christine and I’m from Long Island, New York!
Iha: What?
Girl #3: I’m Karen Snyder and I’m from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (loud booing)
Iha: What? [2 unintelligible words].
Girl #4: I’m [unintelligible name] from Fort Myers!
Girl #5: Hi, I’m Tiffany from Florida, um, [unintelligible].
Iha: Alright! [unintelligible] about the dancers. Now, there are two rules for our dancers on stage. All dancers, remember--
BC: Hold on, wait, this is very important.
Iha: SHUT UP!, people.
BC: We have rules. Non-obeyance of the rules will result in severe injuring from my guitar.
Iha: The rules being, while dancing, do not touch us and do not touch our shit! [unintelligible] but in our society, we must have rules to govern everything...
BC: That’s right.
Iha: ...or chaos will ensue and anarchy will happen. So, now for all you people out there, we invite you to dance on stage but do it in your mind, yes, if you know about crystals and California, [unintelligible].
1979 (with Jimmy Flemion)
Iha: Well, [unintelligible]. Shocking. I don’t have you kind of disappointed in us [unintelligible]. Okay. Ask a psychopath on stage and that’s what you get. Okay! Now we will continue on with the show. We’ll all be a [unintelligible], a reasonable amount of time anyways. It is only a worse rock and roll. Whoa. Okay.
[encore break]
Silverfuck / Bullet with Butterfly Wings / We Gotta Get Out of This Place / Dose

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