Tsp1994-08-03

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The Smashing Pumpkins
Date 1994-08-03
Venue Quonset State Airport
Location North Kingstown, RI, US
Venue Type Airport
Capacity Unknown
Lineup Corgan, Iha, Wretzky, Chamberlin, Remschneider
Order of Bands Boredoms, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, A Tribe Called Quest, The Breeders, George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars, The Beastie Boys, The Smashing Pumpkins
Surfaced Recordings
AUD #1
Source AUD
Format ANA
Equipment ECM-909 > WM-D6
Length 77m
Complete? Yes
Lowest Circulating Generation ANA-4 > dEdit > FLAC
Live Music Archive 16-bit download
Notes Cut/splice in Soma. ANA-? > FLAC and ANA-? > CDR transfers also circulate.
Unsurfaced Recordings
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Setlist


Set:

  • Soma
  • Rocket
  • Geek U.S.A.
  • Disarm
  • Quiet
  • Cherub Rock
  • Rhinoceros
  • Hummer
  • Today
  • I Am One (with rant) [10:57]
    • Zero (tease)
    • Unchained [Van Halen] (tease)
    • Stay [Loeb] (tease)

Encore:

  • (instrumental)
    • Spaced (tease)
    • For Whom the Bell Tolls [Metallica] (tease)
  • Silverfuck [17:05]
    • Over the Rainbow [Harburg/Arlen] (tease)
    • Symphony No. 5 in C Minor [Beethoven] (tease)
    • Star Spangled Banner [Key] (tease)

Notes

  • Longest I Am One ever played
  • Silverfuck coda features Boredoms members Yamantaka Eye on vocals and Seichi Yamamoto on guitar

Banter

Iha: How is everyone? We're gonna start out very mellow tonight, we're gonna do an Eagles song, peaceful easy feeling, I hope you like it. As soon as D'arcy comes, we'll have some sounds. Any second now.
Soma
Rocket
Geek U.S.A.
Corgan: Thank you, thank you, good evening. Well, it's a beautiful day and evening. We're all so happy to be here on the military base with you. I already said hello, but I'll say hi to you, ok hi.
Disarm
Quiet
Cherub Rock
Rhinoceros
Corgan: Is everybody OK? You're sure now?
Iha: The smallest state in the United States, let's hear some noise. You may be small, but you are big, you're big in heart.
Hummer
Today
I Am One

all i ever wanted was everything
all i ever wanted was everything
all i ever wanted was everything and all i got was shit

what you want is what you get and that's nothing
what you want is what you get and that's nothing
what you want is what you cannot have
nothing can be taken from me that has not already been taken
nothing can be taken from me that has not already been taken
gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme nothing, nothing
gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gim gim nothing
shot to hell
left with nothing
dead of heart
tired of mind
lost of soul
sharp of teeth

what have you got
nothing
what have you got
nothing
what have you got
it's nothing compared to what
compared to god
compared to america
compared to school
parents mom dad jesus christ love tv

gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gim gim gim nothing
gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gim gim gim nothing

lonliness is emptiness and cleanliness and cleanliness is godliness and godliness is nothingness and nothingness is nothingness is nothingness is nothingness and is lonliness is emptiness and emptiness is cleanliness is godliness is nothingness

and i open my heart to you
and i ask you
what have we got
nothing
not rock and roll
by the way
the governor of your fine state tried to make this show not happen
so for all of you who are of voting age, which includes me, just remember not to vote for him the next time he comes up

lord knows that the governor of this state would not want the fine youth of his state tearing up this empty fucking lot

Iha:
there's very important missiles underneath, that's why
they don't want anything to go off
Corgan:
James, you can't stop rock and roll, you just can't

Unchained tease

he had the Smiths records when I had the Van Halen records so...

Iha:
and if love
and if providence

Corgan:
i am very glad that we have come together at this point and time
life is bleeding
woodstocks are aplenty
at least you can tell your children someday that you came and you rocked
how do i get outta this one
Iha:
uh
Corgan:
i dont know!
Iha:
uh....
you say
i talk so all the time
you say
i only hear what i want to

Corgan:
well you might as well bring back in the drum beat
Iha:
come on
come on Jimmy
Corgan:
get your hands in the air
Iha:
get your mother fuckin' hands in the motherfuckin' air
look who's governor, you're fuckin' rockin' on this land
there might be a bomb underneath you, but you are rockin'

you got water right down here
you got missiles right down here
come on providence, the smallest state in america

Corgan:
(laughs)
gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme nothing
gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme gim gim gim gim gimme gim gim gim gim get nothing nothing
nothing
nothing
nothing

Corgan: We apologize for trapping ourselves in a vortex we could not get ourselves out of, sorry to be that entertaining.
Iha: Thanks though.
[encore break]
Iha: We're sorry, we had to go offstage, they just brought out they beer, you know what I'm saying. Just kidding. Now I will tap dance for you.
Corgan: You know we're fucked when he starts resorting to cheap vaudeville tricks. Well, we're sorry we sucked. We're gonna try and make it up to you in one song.
instrumental / For Whom the Bell Tolls (tease)
Silverfuck

Iha: We'd like to thank the Boredoms, the Boredoms everybody. Everyone drive home safe, goodnight, thanks for having us, thanks for staying out, have a good night.

Photos & Memorabilia

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