Robyn Hitchcock... Gigography

The Soft Boys with Young Fresh Fellows
Concert appearance: Sat., 7 Apr. 2001

Fillmore
San Francisco, California US

Set list:

Kingdom of Love
Queen of Eyes
Tonight
Old Pervert
My Mind is Connectedů
Airscape
Underwater Moonlight
I Wanna Destroy You
Human Music
Leppo and the Jooves
Only the Stones Remain
Sudden Town
Insanely Jealous
You'll Have to Go Sideways w/Thomas Dolby
Evil Guy
Astronomy Domine (Pink Floyd)
Rock 'N' Roll Toilet
Sleeping with Your Devil Mask
Bells of Rhymney (Pete Seeger/Idris Davies)
Mr. Kennedy
Train Round the Bend (Velvet Underground)
The Face of Death
Give it to the Soft Boys

recording archived at http://www.archive.org/details/softboys2001-04-07.flacf



. . .The Soft Boys took the stage. They rule the earth.
The place RAWKED. The band seemed to really be enjoying
themselves, Kimberley Carvey was hilarious, Morris drank Anchor Steam and
looked cool, Matthew seemed to be having the time of his life, Robyn &
Kimberley had a couple of terrific guitar duels (during one of 'em they
actually morphed into a riff that sounded kind of almost sort of like "I Got
The Hots", which is good enough for me), Thomas Dolby joined 'em for
"Sideways" and one or two others. "Pervert" nearly broke my neck--each
member of the band is of course doing something different in that song and I
just kept darting my attention from one guy through the next. "Underwater
Mooonlight" was awesome... "In the beginning was the excuse," followed by a
list of excuses, and at the end of the 'feed the fish' part Robyn slips in a
nod to Country Joe by yelling "gimme an F" right before the chorus kicked in
(I think I may have been the only person in the audience who actually gave
him an F, though). YFF joined 'em for the final final final encore, Give It
To The Soft Boys and everyone went home happy.

[Russ]


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