, attached to 2019-08-30

Review by Pdizzle72

Pdizzle72 I thought this show ripped. Obviously there are huge differences between the first and second sets. The first set opened the unknown song that almost nobody knew. I guess it was cool. Not what I would’ve played, but the Free that was next was awesome. Was nice to see them stretch it out and explore a little. Bring back the double digit Free’s!!! Standard NMINML into 555. Hadn’t heard it in awhile. Thought the placement was perfect. This rolled into GBOTT. Nothing crazy here. Steam, Undermind and Wingsuit were solid top notch versions. The Blaze On set closer was meh, but overall I liked the first set.

The second set was really perfect in my opinion. The cohesiveness and flow they had was very impressive. Everything’s Right was a solid opener choice. I thought this version was stellar. Each jam after each song in this set had a purpose and kept the flow in a specific direction. It really was beautiful to watch. Mercury was ripping again. It’s Phish’s Terrapin Station. I’ve loved watching this song over the last 3 years evolve into this monster that it is today. Shade was a little breather and finally was played in the correct spot. Kudos. Light was next and everyone knows how Lights go. You gotta wait 5 mins for it to get good, and this was no exception. It was short but only because the jam led into this Party Time rif that was just dance party USA. They did a very similar one at MSG 12/30/16. It’s actually the night I started taking Party Time seriously. Always thought it was a joke song. The last 3 I’ve heard have been epic!!! The Sand again, was perfectly placed. I would’ve liked to see it played out longer and maybe skipped WTU, but the version was solid. Actually called it as set opener, so was happy it snuck it’s way into the eve. The Hood was beautiful. Great choice for set closer with the vibe of that set.
S.A.N.T.O.S. for the encore and man did it rip. I think they keep getting better and better and still have room to make it extended and crunchier. And those lyrics... They’re just so damn catchy aren’t they?!?


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