08/31/02 - Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre

Date: Saturday, August 31st, 2002 
City: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Venue: Vogue Theatre
The Empty Page 
Plastic Sun 
Skip Tracer 
Rain on Tin 
Shadow of a Doubt 
Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style 
Sympathy for the Strawberry 
Disconnection Notice 
Making the Nature Scene 
Kool Thing 

The Empty Page
Plastic Sun
Radical Adults
  • Lee was absent for soundcheck, prompting Jim to sing his harmonies on "Empty Page" to test his vocal mic.


    - Candle
    T: "Thank you everybody for coming here tonight. It really is wonderful to see all you beautiful faces once again. I'd like to thank everybody over at the Science Museum. Well, I went to the um...what do you call it, you know that screen that's on the top of the building, that encapsulates the entire dome. IMAX! Am I saying that correctly? What is the correct pronunciation of that? IMIX? Jim votes for IMIX. I would guess he's wrong, which is a rare and unusual occurrence...but, I saw a film there today, entitled 'Bears'. And I didn't even have the correct ticket, I just bought a ticket for the Science Museum but not for IMAX, which is another, like, 10 dollars. And I went up to IMAX and I decided halfway thru, well, like I actually would like to see this film 'Bears'. So I lied to the guy, I said 'Well the lady downstairs said I could upgrade this ticket here at any given time'. He said, 'She said that? Well, OK, I'll let you go in, and go down afterwards and pay the rest.' I said, 'I certainly will!'. And as I was sitting there with Coco, my 8-year-old friend, a woman came up to me and said 'That guy who told you to do that, he's new here, and if you do go down there and say that he let you in, he'll be fired -- so, let's just let this be a freebie.' My daughter was duly impressed. This is for Abby Hoffman, this is called 'The Empty Page'."
    - The Empty Page
    T: "We just realized before we came on out here that we haven't slept all summer. How was what? Japan? Ah, it was very romantic, actually. For some of us."
    K: "This is called 'Plastic Sun'."
    - Plastic Sun
    K: "Thank you!."
    L: "This is called 'Skip Tracer'."
    - Skip Tracer
    L: "Thanks!"
    T: "[gargle with mouthful of beer] 'Rain on Tin'."
    - Rain on Tin
    T: "This is a song from a record we did called 'Daydream Nation'. This is uh, this is a song from side 4. If I remember correctly. Oh well, I appreciate that...this is called 'Kissability'."
    - Kissability
    - 100% [noise intro + false start w/ wrong lyric]
    - 100% [noise intro + full song]
    L: "This is called 'Karenology'."
    - Karenology
    - Shadow of a Doubt
    T: "'Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style'."
    - Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style
    T: "This is called 'Schizophrenia'."
    - Schizophrenia
    T: "Has anybody read the Modernettes memoir? I believe you did..."
    K: "'Sympathy for the Strawberry'."
    - Sympathy for the Strawberry
    K: "Thanks a lot, thanks for coming!"
    [encore break]
    T: "This is called, uh, 'Disconnection Notice'."
    - Disconnection Notice
    K: "Uh, this is about, uh, this neighbourhood I used to live in in New York, and it's called 'Making the Nature Scene'."
    - Making the Nature Scene
    [encore break]
    T: "Do you want pure pop, or pure insanity?"
    - Kool Thing
    Kim's Kool Thing spiel: "Hey Kool Thing, come here! There's something I gotta ask you. Don't be shy. Sit down beside me. I just want to know...what are you gonna do for me? Are you gonna liberate us girls from male, white, corporate, oppression? Fear of a female planet. Yeah that's right, baby. You know, I think it's pretty obvious what's going on. I mean, look at Sister Mariah. You know, one minute they got the poor girl so, like, um, so afraid she's not gonna sell any records unless she wears the skimpiest clothes she can find. And then...wait, wait! And then, they turn around, and they say 'Hey, a girl with your voice, you need a makeover, you should be wearing more clothes!'. Well, no matter what she does I doubt if they're going to let her sell her CDs for $7.99 at the store, which is what you should be paying...but I just want you to know, that we can still be friends!"
    K: "Thanks a lot! You're beautiful!"
    T: "Bye. I'll seeya next time."


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