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gigography 1984

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Sunday, 19 February 1984   Kid Jensen Session (broadcast Thursday, 1 March)

God Box / Lay of the Land / Oh Brother / C.R.E.E.P.

Mark E. Smith - vocals; Brix Smith - guitar, vocals; Craig Scanlon - guitar; Steve Hanley - bass; Paul Hanley - drums; Karl Burns - drums. Production details unknown.

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Scotland : 19 - 23 March

Thanks to David Flavell for the clipping.

Monday, 19 March 1984   Teazers, Dundee

Supported by Del Amitri. "... The Smith person lurches and hunches around the stage like a praying mantis while the band - two drummers, guitars and bass with an additional tiny girl (Mrs. Smith) - provide a clashy, beaty backing for his barking sermons... I doubt if there's any band so devoid of image... (Bob Flynn, "The Fall, Dundee Teazers," Melody Maker, March 31 1984, p. 17). No tape exists?

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Tuesday, 20 March 20 (or 19th?) 1984   Buster Brown's, Edinburgh

Lay of the Land / God Box / Neighbourhood of Infinity / Oh! Brother / Smile / 2 x 4 / Draygo's Guilt / Eat Y'self Fitter / Container Drivers / Garden / C.R.E.E.P. / Ludd Gang

Supported by Del Amitri

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Wednesday, 21 March 1984   Nite Club, Edinburgh

Wings / 2 x 4 / God Box / Lay of the Land / Smile / Oh! Brother / Disney's Dream Debased / Draygo's Guilt / Container Drivers / Garden / Copped It / Kicker Conspiracy / C.R.E.E.P. / Jawbone and the Air-Rifle

Supported by Del Amitri

- "Mr Scanlon!" (during "Container Drivers", prompting Craig to do a solo)

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Thursday, 22 March 1984   Penthouse, Glasgow

Wings / 2 x 4 / Pat Trip Dispenser / Oh! Brother / Smile / God Box / Lay of the Land / C.R.E.E.P. / Container Drivers / Garden / Copped It / Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / Eat Y'self Fitter / Kicker Conspiracy

Thanks to Alun for the ticket.

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Friday, 23 March 1984   Pavilion, Ayr

No tape exists? Supported by Del Amitri.

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The Netherlands / Germany : ca. 31 March - 14 April

Saturday, March 31 1984   Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

He Talks / Wings / 2 x 4 / Smile / Oh! Brother / Kicker Conspiracy / Neighbourhood of Infinity / Lay of the Land / I Feel Voxish / Container Drivers / Garden / God Box / Copped It

- "Is Billy Bragg here or am I (...)?" (before "Kicker Conspiracy")

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Sunday, 1 April 1984   Effenaar, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

He Talks / Ludd Gang / 2 x 4 / Kicker Conspiracy / Disney's Dream Debased / C.R.E.E.P. / Lay of the Land / Eat Y'self Fitter / Container Drivers / Garden / God Box / Copped It / I Feel Voxish

- "Charmed to meet yer... stop those lights flashing, mister!" (during "Eat Y'self Fitter")

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Wednesday, 4 April 1984   Alabamahalle, Munich, Germany

Lay of the Land / Ludd Gang / Kicker Conspiracy / Smile / 2 x 4 / C.R.E.E.P. / Neighborhood of Infinity / Copped It / Garden / Pilsner Trail / Eat Y'self Fitter

- "Would ask for a fag in Texas or order a lager in the town of Auschwitz." (amended lyrics to "Smile")
- "Can you turn these monitors down a bit, Grant, please?" (before "C.R.E.E.P.")

Recorded by Bayerischer Rundfunk radio and released on the "C.R.E.E.P. Show" bootleg LP (which does not include the last two tracks).

  Thanks to Michel.

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Thursday, 5 April 1984   Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany

Lay of the Land / Wings / Pat Trip Dispenser / Smile / Hexen Definitive-Strife Knot / 2 x 4 / Marquis Cha-Cha / Pilsner Trail / Garden / Totally Wired / Copped It

Incomplete?

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Monday, 9 April 1984   Luxor, Cologne, Germany

Lay of the Land / Ludd Gang / Kicker Conspiracy / Hexen Definitive / 2 x 4 / Marquis Cha-Cha / C.R.E.E.P. / Smile / Pilsner Trail / Garden

Incomplete?

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Tuesday, 10 April 1984   Zeche, Bochum, Germany

Lay of the Land / Wings / Pat-Trip Dispenser / Hexen Definitive-Strife Knot / 2 x 4 / Mere Pseud Mag Ed. / Smile / C.R.E.E.P. / Copped It / Pilsner Trail / Garden // Oh Brother / Totally Wired // Kicker Conspiracy // I Feel Voxish

Thanks to Lutz for the ticket.

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Wednesday, 11 April 1984   ICC, Hannover, Germany

Lay of the Land / Pat Trip Dispenser / Kicker Conspiracy / Hexen Definitive / 2 x 4 / Mere Pseud Mag Ed / Smile / C.R.E.E.P. / Pilsner Trail / Garden / Ludd Gang / Draygo's Guilt / I Fell Voxish / Copped It / Totally Wired

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Thursday, 12 April 1984   The Loft, Berlin, Germany

Ludd Gang / Wings / Hexen Definitive / 2 x 4 / Mere Pseud Mag Ed / Draygo's Guilt / Smile / Lay of the Land / C.R.E.E.P. / Pilsner Trail / Garden / Copped It / Oh! Brother / Kicker Conspiracy / Pat Trip Despenser / Totally Wired

- "His dream girl is a fucking slag who sings adverts for the Weetabix. A fancied wit, a (...) imitation of The Beatles in 1966. (amended lyrics to "Mere Pseud Mag Ed")
- "Can you turn a few of them lights down, please, and put the P.A. up a bit, Grant, please? Fucking (...)" (before "Draygo's Guilt")
- "Everybody's telling me (...) to that. They've just given me 'Bingo Master's Break Out'. Anyway, back, back to the original, back to the original theme of the discussion." (amended lyrics to "Garden")

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Friday, 13 April 1984   Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany

No tape exists? Many thanks to Gabi for these photos and the ticket.

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Saturday, 14 April 1984   Odeon, Muenster, Germany

Ludd Gang / Pat Trip Dispenser / Kicker Conspiracy / Hexen Definitive / 2 x 4 / Mere Pseud Mag Ed / Smile / C.R.E.E.P. / Pilsner Trail / Lay of the Land / Garden / Draygo's Guilt / Oh! Brother

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8 June : "Oh! Brother / God Box" single released

Thanks to David Flavell for the clippings. Click the lower one for a larger version.

Monday, 11 June 1984   Heaven Ultradisco, London

Smile / Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / Lay of the Land / God Box / Copped It / Hexen Definitive / 2 x 4 / C.R.E.E.P. / No Bulbs / Ludd Gang / Garden / Oh! Brother / Pat Trip Dispenser / Wings / Hey! Marc Riley

- "Damp in the cellar... smelt like Holland! (...) like cattle farmed, environment list." (amended lyrics to "Smile")
- "The Greenpeace looked like... the CND looked like saffron on the realm... twenties Cambridge. Thirties ditches." (amended lyrics to "Hexen Definitive")
- "I hate the guts of Shakin' Stevens cos he is a c***!" (amended lyrics to "Ludd Gang")
- "He had the Mark E Smith book under a German evil book. He was contrived like that. Let's face it, an audio hack." (amended lyrics to "Garden")
- "His ferry stopped at Lancashire ferry pool port. He was a fucking Northern idiot, let's face it, let's face it. Minstrel! Minstrel!" (amended lyrics to "Garden")
- "We had some fun with those cheapo Caledonian airline shits and snobs." (amended lyrics to "Wings")

Swans supporting. £3

David: "We three white suburban middle-class lads walked timidly into London's top gay disco and were served over-priced drinks by moustachioed, mincing barmen wearing tee-shirts torn to reveal the left nipple. First on were the Swans who were very loud, very repetitive and very, very bad. The crowd disappeared for the duration of their set. The Fall finally hit the stage at 12:15 am (thank God one of us was driving) and played a good-natured, rather bouncy set which culminated in an extremely wide cross-section of people gathering into circles and jumping on the spot to 'Wings' with big silly grins on their faces. Many cries during the set for 'Over The Hill' - presumably 'Clear-Off!'. Real 'pop' stand-outs were 'Copped It' and 'No Bulbs' which didn't seem to be anything like the Fall I'd been listening to for the past two years. A good night out, and one reason why 1984 was the year I went totally 100% Fall mad."

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Thanks to David Flavell for the clipping.

Wednesday, 27 June 1984   Loughborough University

Soundcheck: Pat Trip Dispenser / God Box

Last song of regular set was Garden, apparently. Supported by Guana Batz.

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Thursday, 28 June 1984    Assembly Rooms, Surbiton

Garden / Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / Craigness / 2 x 4 / Draygo's Guilt / Words of Expectation / Lay of the Land / Elves / Oh! Brother / Smile / Pat Trip Dispenser / Totally Wired / C.R.E.E.P. / God Box

- "The bells stopped on Sunday when he rose. This was a revelation to some. Was pretty crap filled, to him." (amended lyrics to "Garden")
- "If we carry on like this, we're gonna end up like... The Smiths!" (amended lyrics to "Words of Expectation")
- "Mates Ginger and the Hacienda. Smile!" (amended lyrics to "Smile")

David: "This venue was essentially a village hall-type affair, the last place on earth you would imagine booking such surefire ticket-sellers as the Fall. Amazingly, the show was absolutely superb, beginning with a wonderful 'Garden' and reaching its zenith with 'Totally Wired'. Still one of the best Fall shows I've seen, despite the meatheads who seemed determined to upset everyone around them. Mark wore a nice leather-and-suede jacket, if I remember correctly."

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Friday, 29 June 1984   Hacienda, Manchester

listing

Smile / Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / Craigness / 2 x 4 / God Box / Kicker Conspiracy / C.R.E.E.P. / Lay of the Land / Elves / Oh! Brother / Garden / Hey Marc Riley / I Feel Voxish / Pat Trip Dispenser

Thanks to Yashin for the poster and the Manchester District Music Archive for the listing.

- "Colin! Turn those... stop those lights flashing before I break yer fucking neck! Keep them still for like three seconds!" [continuing lyrics] "The stylish purge, he tried to induce an epileptic fit but I, in my strong personality, was having none of it! I cursed, from the bottom of my heart, the Camden organisation was centered by the tube-friendlies." (during "Garden")

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Saturday, 30 June 1984   Guildhall, Newcastle

Smile / Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / Craigness / 2 x 4 / No Bulbs / Kicker Conspiracy / Elves / C.R.E.E.P. / Lay of the Land / Garden / Copped It / Wings

- "Can you stop these lights flashing? I'm gonna have an epileptic fit if you don't stop it. What? All right." (before "Elves")

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Monday, 16 July 1984   Ratz, Oslo, Norway

Smile / Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / God Box / Hexen Definitive-Strife Knot / 2 x 4 / No Bulbs / C.R.E.E.P. / Middle Mass / Lay of the Land / Garden / Ludd Gang

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Sunday, 29 July 1984   Elephant Fayre, Port Eliot, St. Germans, Cornwall

Smile / Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / C.R.E.E.P. / Elves / Hexen Definitive > 2 x 4 / No Bulbs / Joker Hysterical Face / Lay of the Land / Garden // Kicker Conspiracy / Oh! Brother / Totally Wired

- "Home of the (...)." (before "Elves")
- "You've gotta be joking if you take the Thompson Twits! You gotta be take joking, take joking, if you take the Thompson Twits." (amended lyrics to "Joker Hysterical Face", reference to the band Thompson
Twins)
- "Pat McGatt, the very famous sports hack... shove him through ten foot by twelve foot of plate glass. English sports press spouting shit." (amended lyrics to "Kicker Conspiracy")

Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers and John Martyn also appeared at this fayre, which took place on the grounds of Lord Eliot's stately home. Garden may not be circulating on all copies.

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Saturday, 4 August 1984   GLC Festival, Brockwell Park, Brixton

Thanks to John for the flyer

Smile / Pat Trip Dispenser / C.R.E.E.P. / Elves / Hexen Definitive-Strife Knot / 2 x 4 / Copped It / Lay of the Land

- "I've memorised the works of David Bowie... yeah!" (during Copped It)

David: "A decent set, with a fabulous 'Elves' and Craig on acoustic guitar, but ruined by the brain-dead element intent on ruining everybody's day by piling into them at every opportunity. Music aside, the most memorable aspect of this show was the fact that the band were pelted with cans for almost the entirety of their performance. One was about an inch from MES' face when he suddenly twitched to the right and let it sail past him. Pretty cool. Anyway, the reason for the cans was that a large section of the crowd wanted the previous act to continue, rather than listen to the boring old Fall. The previous band was called New Model Army. Their bassist stood on one leg and gyrated as if he was battling agonising constipation. Their singer called himself Slade The Leveller. One of their songs went (and I don't know if this was meant to be satirical or not) 'I believe in justice ... I believe in vengeance ... I believe in getting the bastards ... getting the bastards'. Enough said. I used to have loads of photos from this gig but they seem to have disappeared. I was right at the front, too."

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24 August : "c.r.e.e.p. / Pat-Trip Dispenser" single released

Click the image for a larger version

Thanks to David Flavell for the clippings.

Sunday, 9 September 1984   Janice Long Session #1 (broadcast Monday, 17 September)

No Bulbs / Drago's Guilt / Stephen Song / Slang King

Mark E. Smith - vocals; Brix Smith - guitar, vocals; Craig Scanlon - guitar; Steve Hanley - bass; Paul Hanley - drums; Karl Burns - drums. Production details unknown.

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Thursday, 13 September 1984   Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Ludd Gang / Wings / Hexen Definitive-Strife Knot / 2 x 4 / Mere Pseud Mag Ed / Draygo's Guilt / Smile / Lay of the Land / C.R.E.E.P. / Pilsner Trail / Garden / Copped It / Kicker Conspiracy / I Feel Voxish / Totally Wired / Pat Trip Dispenser

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Saturday, 22 September 1984   Pandora's Music Box Festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Smile / Lay of the Land / Craigness / 2 x 4 / Draygo's Guilt / No Bulbs / Kicker Conspiracy / Stephen Song / Copped It / Pat Trip Dispenser / Middle Mass

According to the program (many thanks to John), The Fall went on at 3:15 a.m. -- they're earliest/ latest start time ever? Incomplete version broadcast on the radio (Lay of the Land / Draygo's Guilt / Kicker Conspiracy / Stephen Song / Copped It / Pat Trip Dispenser). This show also circulates under the name "Hilversum, December 6 1983," so watch out.

- "Could we stop the lights flashing, please? We're all epileptics in this band." (before Kicker Conspiracy)
- "Yes, boy, it's an Ipswich conspiracy" (alternative lyric in Kicker Conspiracy)

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Saturday, 29 September 1984   Saturday Live Session, BBC Radio 1

Copped It / Elves / Fortress > Marquis Cha-Cha

Mark E. Smith - vocals; Brix Smith - guitar, vocals; Craig Scanlon - guitar; Steve Hanley - bass; Paul Hanley - drums; Karl Burns - drums.

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October 1984 : "The Wonderful and Frightening World of..." LP released

UK / Ireland : ca. 6 October - 3 November

Thaks to David Flavell for the clipping

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Saturday, 6 October 1984   Woughton Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes

No Bulbs / God Box / The Classical / Copped It / Clear Off / Lay of the Land / Kicker Conspiracy / Elves / 2 x 4 / Slang King / Fortress / Pat Trip Dispenser / C.R.E.E.P. / Draygo's Guilt

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12 October : "Call for Escape Route" (Draygo's Guilt / Clear Off / No Bulbs + bonus 7" w/ No Bulbs 3 / Slang King 2) EP released

Friday, 12 October 1984   The TV Club, Dublin

No tape exists?

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Saturday, 13 October 1984   Queen's Hall, Belfast

"... not even young Brix! ... All this at around 45 minutes of gig for £4.50 ... I often think of Fall songs as being sketches which always manage to transcend their half-worked ineptitude, and of their being able to do this because E. Smith’s stony idiom, diction and phraseology (not to say sheer sonic imagination) always act as a permanent incident. ... (Adrian Maddox "The Rise of Fall, Queen’s University Belfast", Melody Maker, 3 November 1984, p. 20). No tape exists?

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Thursday, 18 October 1984   Hacienda, Manchester

ticket

No Bulbs / The Classical / C.R.E.E.P. / Copped It / Clear Off / Lay of the Land / Elves / Draygo's Guilt / 2 x 4 / Slang King // Slang King (again) / Kicker Conspiracy / God Box / Wings / Mere Pseud Mag Ed

"The Hacienda was full ... God knows what they must have thought of the dickheads who shouted for the six year old 'Rowche Rumble'. ... Not content with having regressive vision, the crowd plunged further into the depths of mindlessness. When the Fall were offstage in between encores, the imbeciles decided to show off their obscene vocabulary, seemingly in an effort to impress each other. I mean, can you see the point in paying £3.50 to see a band and then spend ten minutes calling them "sods/ lazy bastards/ miserable fuckers/ a bunch of wankers"? I can't. ... a band as vibrant and stimulating as the Fall deserve a better class of audience. (Milly Rhener, "The Fall, Hacienda 18th October 1984," Debris, no. 7, April 1985).

The flyer advertised the gig for October 25 - they moved the Hacienda gig up a week. Thanks to the Manchester Disctrict Music Archive for the ticket.

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Friday, 19 October 1984   North Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stafford

No tape exists?

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Saturday, 20 October 1984   Leadmill, Sheffield

No Bulbs / Marquis Cha-Cha / Copped It / Elves / Clear Off / Smile / Oh! Brother / Lay of the Land / Hey! Marc Riley / Slang King / God Box / 2 x 4 / C.R.E.E.P. / Mere Pseud Mag Ed

"Lay Of The Land" guitar tape intro, and a tape of "Elf Prefix" played before "Elves". Thanks to Martin Bedford for the poster.

- "Intelligensia... like you." (during "Marquis Cha-Cha"

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Monday, 22 October 1984   Kelvin Centre, Glasgow

No Bulbs / Marquis Cha-Cha / Copped It / Elves / Clear Off / Smile / Oh! Brother / Lay of the Land / Hey! Marc Riley / Slang King // 2 x 4 // God Box // Middle Mass

"Brix plays guitar like a blonde, female Robert Smith and helps out occasionally on vocals. Mark does not acknowledge his audience and looks like a cross between Feargal Sharkey and Tom Courtney ... three encores. (Tom Dingwall "The Fall / The Membranes / Snakes of Shake, Glasgow", Sounds, 10 November 1984, p. 41.)

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Tuesday, 23 October 1984   Ritzy, Aberdeen

No tape exists?

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Wednesday, 24 October 1984   Dance Factory (Fat Sam's), Dundee

No Bulbs / Marquis Cha-Cha / Copped It / Clear Off / Oh! Brother / Smile / Elves / Lay of the Land / Pat Trip Dispenser / Slang King / 2 x 4

Incomplete? Many thanks to Dougie for the photo.

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Thursday, 25 October 1984   Caley Palais, Edinburgh

No Bulbs / God Box / The Classical / Craigness / Oh! Brother / Lay of the Land / Smile / Middle Mass / Copped It / Slang King / 2 x 4 / C.R.E.E.P. / Kicker Conspiracy

"Lay Of The Land" guitar tape intro

- Brix: "Never use a Marshall amp, they suck." (after "The Classical")
- "(...) Welcome. Your (...) intimidating error. (...) use regulated (...) comprises the myriad sound (...) that is the wonderful and frightening world of The Fall." (before "Lay of the Land")
- "Fucking tragedy, that one is. Fucking rubbish." (before "Kicker Conspiracy")

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Saturday, 27 October 1984   Essex University, Colchester

No tape exists? Thanks to Gary for these photos.

Gary: "Friends travelled from all across East Anglia to catch this show. Being just 17 at the time, we foolishy assumed that this might be the only time we'd ever get to see The Fall! Of course, it was the only time I'd get to see the two drummer line-up, which was overwhelming - super-tight, really loud and hard sounding. If i remember right, I read an interview with Mark a few weeks later where he said that John Leckie was doing the live sound on that leg of the tour and that he had everyone's ears bleeding! I don't remember the exact set, but I'm pretty sure it was much the same as the rest of that tour. Oh, and support act was Creation act The Jazz Butcher, bizarrely featuring David Jay from Bauhaus on bass! A few years later I was working in the restaurant at Sadler's Wells Theatre, so I got to see a few songs of The Fall every night for two weeks during the Kurious Oranj show."

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Sunday, 28 October 1984   Powerhouse, Birmingham

No Bulbs / God Box / The Classical / Elves / Fortress / Smile / Copped It / Slang King / 2 x 4 // Pat-Trip Dispenser / Hey! Marc Riley // Oh! Brother

Lay of the Land guitar tape intro.

- "His neck was thin. As thin, I meant to say, as a Danish rind." (amended lyrics to "Smile")

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Thanks to David Flavell

Tuesday, 30 October 1984   Lyceum, London

No Bulbs / God Box / The Classical / Elves / Fortress / Clear Off / Smile / Copped It / Slang King / 2 x 4 / Pat Trip Dispenser / Lay of the Land / Stephen Song / Hey! Marc Riley

"The wall of rhythm generated by the Hanleys and the great and loyal Karl Burns is huge and brutal. Craig Scanlon and Brix Smith drill shockingly harsh metallic guitars into the heart of the beast. Where the babblings of the wordSmith used to be a constituent part of an urban guerilla cell - mercurial, fragmented, chancy - they now find themselves riding atop Krupp’s wet dream, a black, invincible war machine. The noise is crude, cruel, inescapable and authoritarian. Smith has always been a lucky bastard, chucking his writing bag of words into the music like a carcass into a set of propellers, to watch the results spin off not as gore and offal, but diamonds, a tour de force of inexplicable sorcery. (Danny Kelly, "H.E.L.P.!: The Fall, London Lyceum," NME, 10 November 1984, p. 46.)

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Wednesday, 31 October 1984   Bristol University

poser

No Bulbs / God Box / The Classical / Elves / Hexen Definitive / Smile / Oh! Brother / Copped It / Slang King / 2 x 4 / Pat Trip Dispenser / Fortress / Lay of the Land

"Lay Of The Land" guitar tape intro. Thanks to Paul Clarke for the poster and his recollection: "I remember Mark complaining that the lighting man was a psycho. I also recall the band being made up in face paint for Halloween. Brix was in the band by then and it was all taking a wonderfully weird twist!"

- "Turn the lights down, you fucking twat!" (during "Oh! Brother")
- "Thank you. Happy Halloween!" [drops microphone] (after "2 x 4")
- "We look like we're acting daft but it's the lighting man, you see. The lighting guy here is a psycho and he's trying to, like, burn us. He's, like, trying to turn us into Arabs or something. Right... OK." (before "Fortress")

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Thursday, 1 November 1984   New Ocean Club, Cardiff

No Bulbs / The Classical / Elves / Smile / Copped It / Stephen Song / Fortress / Lay of the Land / Ludd Gang // Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / 2 x 4 // God Box

No tape exists? Thanks to Niall for sending in the setlist.

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Saturday, 3 November 1984   Brighton Polytechnic

No Bulbs / Fortress / Elves / Copped It / Clear-Off / Stephen Song / Lay of the Land / Slang King / 2 x 4 / Lie Dream of A Casino Soul / Mere Pseud Mag Ed / Oh! Brother

Paul Hanley quits after this gig to form a new band, Kiss the Blade.

Many thanks to Mark Howard for the ticket and posters. He also got this promo poster signed by the band at the gig.

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Sunday, 4 November 1984   Ocean Club, Plymouth (cancelled)

Cancelled due to club closing down, I think.

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December 6-15 1984 : lineup # 18: Mark E. Smith (vocals), Brix E. Smith (guitar, vocals), Craig Scanlon (guitar), Simon Rogers (bass, keyboards), Karl Burns (drums). (Steve Hanley on paternity leave; he comes back for the final gig of the short December tour in Paris.)


Thursday, 6 December 1984   Broadway, Leuven, Belgium

God Box / The Classical / Copped It / Disney's Dream Debased / Elves / Lay of the Land / Smile / Slang King / 2 x 4 / Hey! Marc Riley / No Bulbs / Marquis Cha-Cha

Thanks to Mathieu for the ticket. Many photos on Philippe Carly's site.

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Saturday, 8 December 1984   Tivoli, Utrecht, The Netherlands

God Box / Disney's Dream Debased / Elves / The Classical / Craigness / Lay of the Land / Slang King / Fortress / Copped It / 2 x 4 / Marquis Cha Cha / Hey! Marc Riley

- "You're sick." (before "The Classical")
- "Take the effect off, Mike. (Effect removed)." (during "Craigness")
- "Too toppy, Mike, it's too toppy, alright? Reverb... reverb... reverb." [Heavily reverbed] "Yes... whatever happened to all... right." (before "Lay of the Land")
- "Went to see... he went to see The Jungle Book and couldn't understand why all the lions couldn't talk in his slang lang." (amended lyrics to "Slang King")
- "(...). Is it all tangled up? I'll just have to..." (before "Fortress")
- "Was a good reason for being a Paki-basher." (amended lyrics to "Hey! Marc Riley")

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Wednesday, 12 December 1984   Salle de la Cité, Rennes, France

Lay of the Land (intro) / Smile / Copped It / God Box / Elves / The Classical / Disney's Dream Debased / Lay of the Land

Incomplete?

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Thursday, 13 December 1984   l'Exo7, Rouen, France

Smile / Lay of the Land / Fortress / Hey! Marc Riley / Slang King / Copped It / Marquis Cha Cha

Incomplete? Filmed by the Sordide Sentimental label; start here on youtube.

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December 6-15 1984 : lineup # 19: Mark E. Smith (vocals), Brix E. Smith (guitar, vocals), Craig Scanlon (guitar), Steve Hanley (bass), Simon Rogers (keyboards), Karl Burns (drums).

Sunday, 16 December 1984   Forum les Halles , France

Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / God Box / Disney's Dream Debased / Elf Prefix > Elves / Lay of the Land / Smile / No Bulbs / Slang King / 2 x 4 / Wings / Oh! Brother

Incomplete?

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