Trey sang the verses of Fee through a megaphone. My Long Journey Home and I’m Blue I’m Lonesome were performed acoustic. My Friend did not contain the "Myfe" ending. Take Me to the River, which was incomplete, made its Phish debut in the second set. Trey teased Rock Lobster in the second David Bowie. Mike's Song contained a theme from Mission: Impossible tease by Page. The second Dog Log in the soundcheck was a cappella.
Theme from Mission: Impossible tease in Mike's Song, Rock Lobster tease in David Bowie
Debut Years (Average: 1991)

This show was part of the "1995 Fall Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1995-11-21

Review by Mikesgroover

Mikesgroover Making their way up the East Coast, the band finds a handful of really beautiful musical moments in the second set. MFMF has a slightly unusual ending, with a segment featuring only kick drum and piano before moving into Dog Faced Boy.

Simple is pleasant, but I struggled to pick up the teases mentioned in the notes -- if they're there, they're really subtle.

The Bowie is yet another outstanding version, with the Take Me to the River jam rising naturally out of the first jam section. It's more of a brief tease with some lyrics than a full on "debut", but the short interlude only helps the momentum -- the remainder of Bowie continues furiously, building to a blistering frenzy before the final notes.

Ya-Mar is better than usual, with a nice percussive segment that makes this version stand out. The other high point of the second set is a beautiful jam at the end of Mike's song that bleeds into Keyboard Army.

The crowd loved the Suspicious Minds and obligatory Carolina, but nothing musically rises above the ordinary for the rest of the show.
, attached to 1995-11-21

Review by Divided_Stash

Divided_Stash Fee: great choice for the opener

Chalk Dust Torture: awesome fast paced high energy version

Prince Caspian: standard

Divided Sky: performed beautifully

My Long Journey Home: acoustically standard

I’m Blue I’m Lonesome: another one. Love this tune, my favorite acoustic bluegrass cover from the early/mid 1990s

Guyute: solid

My Friend My Friend: short type 2 outro jam here that goes into

Dog Faced Boy: standard

Runaway Jim: set closing Jim with a sick build and peak

Trey quickly switches to the percussion kit and we’re type 2 to start the set. Trey and Fish find a nice groove with Page backing up on piano, sounds similar to the middle section of Free during this era. Then Page switches over to keyboards and Mike gets in on the action. After a couple minutes Fish suddenly starts the hi hat intro of…

David Bowie: long evil intro out of the Simple jam. This jam is immediately heavy and explorational, which leads right into

Take Me To The River: great shortened cover sandwiched between two phenomenal Bowie sections

David Bowie: this portion of the jam is more themed to the usual Bowie build and peak. Fish is playing out of his mind and after a while of building they find the ending. Really great set so far

Glide: good way to cool down a bit after the craziness that just occurred. Played well

Ya Mar: strange Fish and Trey jam, followed by a strange Mike jam, fun version

Mike’s Song: YES YES YES. After a sick first jam, they decide to keep going and break off into type 2 in glorious fashion. The last few minutes are so gorgeous and why I love this era so much. Fantastic times infinity

Keyboard Army: after teasing it for a while in Mike’s, Page takes us into the lovely little alternative to Acoustic Army. Unlike it’s twin, it made an appearance after 1.0, in the 2015 Dick’s thank you encore

Hold Your Head Up: standard

Suspicious Minds: Henrietta, aka John Sullen Melancholy, makes an appearance to give us some catchy Elvis

Hold Your Head Up: standard

Carolina: appropriate, crowd is happy of course

A Day In The Life: some Beatles to close out this all timer of a set

Good Times Bad Times: great closing to a great show

Wow. Right in the middle (2/3, whatever) of the final mega cross country Phish tour, this masterpiece of a show takes place. First set is regular 1995 goods, but this second set is just incredible. Exploration, segues, Henrietta, covers, this set has everything, and everything is executed perfectly. The end of the Mike’s jam alone is enough to make me give this a 10/10. I do. Highlights are Divided Sky, MFMF, and the entire second set
, attached to 1995-11-21

Review by spreaditround

spreaditround SET 1: Fee: Good opener, fans are pumped for it. >

Chalk Dust Torture: Big ovation at the beginning. Trey gets a little out of key for a few seconds towards the end.

Prince Caspian: Standard.

Divided Sky: Inspired version!

My Long Journey Home: Standard.

I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome: Standard.

Guyute: Standard. Trey clarifies the name of the song.

My Friend, My Friend: Interesting, evil outro jam ->

Dog Faced Boy: Standard. >

Runaway Jim: Surprisingly, this is fairly benign considering the placement.

SET 2: Simple: Super funky in the early going, Trey gets that pornofunk working, very sick! This evolves into Trey on the kit and Page leading the way ->

David Bowie: Rock Lobster by B52s tease at 0:35. Check out the insane echo effect during the UB40 stuff, way trippy. It’s quiet but with headphones on you can hear it. Nutty! The heavy metal jam that evolves a bit before TMTHR is nasty! ->

Take Me to the River: Extremely cool. And short unfortunately. ->

David Bowie: With 5 minutes left here, this one is deep, down in a chaotic rabbit hole. Very impressive. Page is just wailing away! Trey’s peak at 6:50 is hellfire, he has that doc SCREAMING! That is just one of several false peaks. They play the last minute or so at the speed of light. Crazy version!

Glide: Cool breather song! >

Ya Mar: Cool Fish solo.

Mike's Song: Theme from Mission: Impossible tease by Lalo Schifrin at 4:01. Love the note Trey holds in the 7-minute range, it kind of messes up and then he finds another one. The soloing he gets onto in the 9-minute range is beautiful, full of soul. Must hear Phish! He is channeling Pink Floyd here ladies and gentlemen. Page is playing around with Keyboard Army in the 11.5-minute range, Trey isn’t having it. He isn’t done praying to the guitar gods. Honestly that’s what this sounds like, it sounds like heaven. This is an incredible moment in the band’s history. One of the greatest Mike’s they ever played, let alone all of what they have played. Completely unique and off the cuff. And the way it effortlessly segues into Keyboard Army, this is why I PHISH. ->

Keyboard Army: Standard. >

Hold Your Head Up: Very brief but Page really tickles the ivories. >

Suspicious Minds: Standard. >

Hold Your Head Up: Standard.

Carolina: Obligatory.

A Day in the Life: Standard.

ENCORE: Good Times Bad Times: This one has a little extra juice; Trey’s tone just sounds so bad ass.

Summary: Replay value: MFMF, Simple, Bowie, Mike’s!!!!! Mike’s is an all-timer and that passage with Trey doing otherworldly stuff is some of my favorite music on the planet. Listen to that at all costs.
Add a Review
Setlist Filter
By year:

By month:

By day:

By weekday:

By artist:

Filter Reset Filters
Support & Mbird
Fun with Setlists
Check our Phish setlists and sideshow setlists! is a non-commercial project run by Phish fans and for Phish fans under the auspices of the all-volunteer, non-profit Mockingbird Foundation.

This project serves to compile, preserve, and protect encyclopedic information about Phish and their music.

Credits | Terms Of Use | Legal | DMCA

© 1990-2024  The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc. | Hosted by Linode