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The Soft Boys
April 20, 2001
Pavilion Theatre
Brighton

Setlist

Each Of Her Silver Wands
Kingdom Of Love
He's A Reptile
Queen Of Eyes
Old Pervert
My Mind Is Connected To Your Dreams
Only The Stones Remain
I Wanna Destroy You
Underwater Moonlight
Evil Guy
Leppo And The Jooves
Insanely Jealous

First encore:
Human Music
Train Round The Bend
Mr Kennedy

Second encore:
Astronomy Domine
Bells Of Rhymney
Face Of Death

Reviews

From jmbc

Almost as good as Cambridge, but to my mind the set-list was a bit wonky - Opening with Siver Wands; the kitsch Reptile so soon after; and I've always thought that Evil Guy is a bit of a weak song. And is this the fewest number of UM tracks they've played on tour? Having said all that the power of certain stretches and the two superb encores more than made up for the weak points. And they played Leppo. Yippeee. Now if they'd only segue from Train Round the Bend into Mystery Train I'd be very happy indeed...

Strange but true: I bumped into Matthew Seligman coming out of the Portsmouth v Fulham match just along the coast today. I sidled over to him and without a word showed him my Soft Boys ticket from the previous night. He was ecstatic! We had a fairly long chat about things. A word to the wise: I'm fairly confident there will be a new Soft Boys album...


woj <woj@smoe.org>