Setlist: Bob Mould — Town Pump, Vancouver BC, 28 Oct 1996

Wishing Well
Hoover Dam
Needle Hits E
Your Favorite Thing
Fort Knox, King Solomon
Can't Help You Anymore
If I Can't Change Your Mind
Can't Fight It
Panama City Motel
Hardly Getting Over It
Poison Years
Sinners And Their Repentances
Roll Over And Die
No Reservations
Chartered Trips
Celebrated Summer

I Apologize*
Makes No Sense At All*


Solo acoustic show except (*) solo electric

Thanks to Mark Weygandt, from whose website (now defunct) this information was retrieved, along with the informal show reviews and comments below, which were originally posted to the Sugar internet mailing list:


From: Yan Wong

This was my first time seeing Bob so I do not know how great this show 
is as compared to other Bob shows... but I thought it was incredible... 
he puts so much effort into his songs... I also now understand what 
everybody is talking about when they go on and on about how great 
"Poison Years" is when played live... that was my highlight of the 
night along with "Thumbtack" and "Celebrated Summer"... I was also 
happy to hear "Sinners and Their Repentences" but I would rather have 
had "Brasilia Crossed With Trenton"...the low-lights were the absences 
of "Explode and Make Up" (I wanted so badly to hear the medley with 
"Poison Years" or "Hardly Getting Over It"!!!  Thank God for the Break 
The Mould tape.), and the aforementioned "Brasilia... ".  Another 
low-lite was the abbreviated set from Mark Eitzel... Eitzel was having 
sound problems all night... when he played with the electric guitar, 
the sound would come on and then disappear... like the pro that he is, 
he tried to play thru it but after aborting two songs midway thru, he 
slammed his guitar against the stage and stomped off...  I have _60 
Watt Silver Lining_ and two American Music Club albums (SF and Hg) but
I hardly recognized anything that Eitzel played... were they new 
material or really old stuff?... anyone know?... anyway, back to Bob...
he kept complaining about having a cold and that his throat hurt... he 
did sound a little hoarse when he spoke but I thought his singing 
voice was very strong... he didn't interact with the crowd much... he 
did try to talk to us about hockey but he then realized this was the 
wrong crowd to do so and that we didn't know much more than he did (Go 
Flames!)... umm, what else?... I guess that's it... I didn't tape the 
show nor did I notice any tapers... the show was about 75 minutes... 
sort of short compared to some of the other reports but considering Bob
had a bad cold, he did more than enough...

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