London, England 1986-10-23 (The Smiths concert)

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The Smiths Live Concert
Tour The Queen Is Dead Tour
Date 23 October, 1986
Venue Kilburn National Ballroom
Location London, England
Opening Act Soil

Set List [1]


Live Recordings

This concert was professionally recorded.

Unofficial Releases

Multiple bootleg recording of this concert exist and include a very good audience-sourced recording as well as a mixing desk-sourced version that was used as an FM broadcast. Both of these alternatives to the official release feature tracks played at the show that were not included in the final track sequence for the catalog album.

Bad-Boy-From-A-Good-Family-Front.jpg The bootleg LP ...The Bad Boy From A Good Family features this concert in its entirety.
Dance-With-Octopuses-Front.jpg This concert has been released on the Dance With Octopuses bootleg CD. This release is incomplete and omits the following songs: I Want The One I Can't Have, Vicar In A Tutu, (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame + Rusholme Ruffians, Rubber Ring + What She Said + Rubber Ring, Never Had No One Ever, Cemetry Gates, Meat Is Murder and Still Ill.

Portions of this concert have been released on the A Nice Bit Of Meat 2 bootleg LP, the Acid Head bootleg 7" LP, the Flowers bootleg CD and The Smiths (Morrissey 1959-1986) bootleg CD.

Lossless audio is available at Smiths Torrents for both the audience and FM broadcast versions. MP3 versions are available at the usual places.

Official Releases

Rank.jpg In addition to the multiple bootleg releases, this show was professionally recorded, edited mixed, and released by Sire Records as Rank.

Concert Photographs And Memorabilia

References And Notes

Craig Gannon played guitar also this night.

  1. Set List provided by Passions Just Like Mine