1994-06-17 Jones Beach Amphitheatre, Wantagh, NY, USA
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Here is Daryl Bamonte's entry for the famous Devotional Tour Diary, published in Bong magazine in 1994:
Another night at Jones Beach tonight. Looking out of the dressing room door I’m sure that I recognise those haircuts being mobbed by Stabbing Westward – Sure enough, my brother and Robert Smith decided to “hop over” on Concorde and surprise / heckle / applaud me.  In fact, I think they only came because we’ve got a private box at Giants Stadium tomorrow for the Italy / Ireland game…
June 18th, NEW YORK CITY: A short trip down to New Jersey to Giants Stadium, sporting the T-shirt that Perry had made with a bedsheet and some vegetable dye. In our private box, there are 30 people – 27 supporting Ireland and 3 supporting Italy: the two Bamontes (obviously) and Mr. Smith… Italy’s flag is Red, White & Green and Ireland’s flag is Orange, White & Green, and if you look into the crowd they all look the same. I suspect that our merchandisers have printed up some flags that were Deep Tangerine, White & Green and sold them to both sets of punters: Yeh yeh, Paolo, the red’s faded a bit, Nah nah Paddy, orange always prints dark…
June 19th, NEW YORK CITY: We went to an excellent restaurant last night, Café Tabak. We were given a table in the exclusive upstairs area, and looking around at all the beautiful people, I thought, “Yes, I’m playing in the world’s greatest band, I’m in Manhattan in a noted restaurant and I’m sure that Naomi Campbell is looking across from the next table and thinking ‘Wow, look at that cool rock-star, at the zenith of his career, the way he conducts himself…’ – at which point Robert announces that he’s fed up with that skinny woman staring at HIM…
Stabbing Westward and Primal Scream were the support acts.
- Behind The Wheel
- Everything Counts
- World In My Eyes
- Walking In My Shoes
- Condemnation (*)
- I Want You Now (*)
- In Your Room
- Never Let Me Down Again
- I Feel You
- Personal Jesus
- Somebody (*)
- Enjoy The Silence
- A Question Of Time
- Source 1 is a decent complete audience recording; it's fairly hissy and muffled, but it's still listenable.
- Daryl's brother being of course Perry Bamonte of The Cure.