, attached to 1997-06-22

Review by ucpete

ucpete I really liked this set. Taste is damn near perfect again, Water in the Sky (slow version remember) is totally worked out for a new song, the Stash is relatively concise but exploratory enough. Theme soars (there it is again, I'm telling you Taste and Theme go hand-in-hand this tour), they regroup for some a capella, and drop the fifth Ghost ever in there and act like they've been playing it for years. LxL is crisp and short-ish as well, like the whole set. At 77 minutes, and available in SBD format, this is the type of show that ten years ago I would've burned to CD and played on road trips and if I didn't write "6/22/97" on it, I would have had no idea the show date because nothing out of the ordinary happens. Yep, this is a super solid set, but there is nothing special here other than the remarkable quality of the recording and the dude who yells "YOU'RE LYING" at Trey when after Stash he compliments their city on being so beautiful. Based on the aerial shots in the video @papadance posted above, I think Trey may have been telling the truth. Moving right along...


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