[kj] Pink Floyd and Two-Degrees of Killing Joke:
paul.rangecroft at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 07:22:24 EDT 2014
Thanks, really interesting. I remember the broken arm now. Geordie
said Leeds was one of his favourite places to play.
On 7/23/14, Carlos Fandango <stronkle at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
> In 86 I went to the "secret/low key" gig at rock city, notts. The warm up
> gig for reading at burton & reading festival itself all top gigs. They
> postponed the brats tour by a couple of months (nothing changes) then on the
> actual brats tour I went to Leeds where jaz & Geordie turned up about an
> hour half late after getting stuck in traffic on the motorway. When they
> arrived they actually were escorted through the waiting crowd and were
> onstage in about 10 mins I seem to remember. They were fantastic that night
> one of the best times I've seen them. I also went the Manchester gig at the
> Apollo but that gig was spoiled for me because of the all seating. I think
> they played some nighttime stuff actually & some stuff from first album
> maybe requiem, complications (jon will know for sure). I also turned up for
> the rock city gig but when I got to the door it was cancelled because jaz
> had fell off the stage the night before in Bristol and fractured his arm.
> (if you watch the video of the 86 gig from Italy you can see his plaster
> cast) I also turned up for what should have been the last UK date at
> Birmingham odean only for that gig to be cancelled again (nothing changes)
> this time there was a note on the door saying jaz had pneumonia!! Which was
> bullshit I'm sure. Anyway they were on top form live that year from the gigs
> I went. Twilight was a cracking opener.
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> From: Paul Rangecroft<mailto:paul.rangecroft at gmail.com>
> Sent: 7/22/2014 1:38 AM
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> Subject: Re: [kj] Pink Floyd and Two-Degrees of Killing Joke:
> Must have been quite a short show. Doubt they played 'A Southern Sky'
> or the bonus tracks either so, what's that, six songs? A red hot half
> an hour.
> On 7/21/14, fatpotanga <fatpotanga at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 1st time I saw them was the BTATS tour at a half full Manchester Apollo
>> They were superb.
>> I think the only song they didn't play off BTATS was Adorations which
>> disappointed me.
>> Twilight really stood out, as did Love of the Masses for the bassline.
>> There was no older stuff, no encore. Nothing off Night Time as I recall
>> although I may be wrong.
>> Extremities, I recall seeing them a few times close together both before
>> after it's release.
>> I remember thinking how tried & run down Jaz looked at one of them. He
>> struggled through Age of Greed having to pause between lines.
>> I guess Extremities was all about musically kicking back at the industry,
>> righting the wrongs of OTG, but also paying some bills?
>> On 21 Jul 2014, at 19:41, adrianwason at btinternet.com wrote:
>>> I got the impression that the atmosphere was red hot on the btats tour,
>>> was a bit flat at the end of the extremities tour despite the music
>>> because they were going there separate ways again
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