, attached to 1996-12-31

Review by dr32timmymeat

dr32timmymeat This show kicks a**!

The first set is seamless no-huddle segues all over. No big peaks but they clearly came to play, it's alive.

Set II totally fine, and Set III is a whirlwind. The DWD has 1995 energy without the 1998 meandering. It's long, but in your face the whole time. Suzy Greenberg has no jam upside but this version seems particularly sharp. Run Like and Antelope is downright aggressive.

There is a real edgy intensity to this whole show.

I don't care for the final three songs, but I also would cut them some leash on how they wrap up Set III of a huge show to cap off a four-night run. They earned the right to throw Bohemian Rhapsody and Amazing Grace at the wall, whatever.


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