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Copps Coliseum
Hamilton, Ontario

For our Dead of the Day, we head north of the border to the March 22, 1990 show at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario. In the first half of the night, the Last Time is great with funky vocal vamping and a ragged, rollicking carnival-esque sound. The Easy to Love You does a great job, as it always does, of showing off the band’s versatility and featuring Brent’s vocals. Even the Picasso Moon, a tune that few would consider a favorite, is a real gem, with Bobby leading us through the beautiful apocalyptic lyrics. But where the first set is solid, the second is pure fireworks. It begins with what many consider the best Scarlet> Fire ever. The band dances through Scarlet with incredible...