Manchester, England 1983-01-25 (The Smiths concert)

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The Smiths Live Concert
Tour Pre-Album Shows
Date 25 January, 1983
Venue Manhattan
Location Manchester, England
Opening Act

Set List [1]


The Smiths were on the same bill as Foreign Press (running order unknown).

Concert Notes

Please note: the setlist is not assumed to be in order or complete.
The information stems from a concert review and suggesting:

"Simon Goddard writes: "The exact order is unknown but James Maker has verified the above six songs were definitely played that night. Feasibly, the only others could have been "Suffer little Children", "Miserable Lie" and "Jeane", all of which Maker says weren't played. "A Matter Of Opinion" was around then but they never played it and "Hand In Glove" wasn't written/ready in time. Judging from the rehearsal tapes Joyce retained there were no others they were practicing in December 1982/January 1983.""

The exact source of this quote can not currently be located.
That said, Goddard's Songs That Saved Your Life: The Art of The Smiths 1982-87 mentions all but Handsome Devil being played that night with the "City Fun" review mentioning 4 of the 6 suggested as played including Handsome Devil.

Concert Photographs And Memorabilia

  1. (suggested) Set List provided by citing James Maker via Simon Goddard