1977/07/06- Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Olympic Stadium
2. Pigs On The Wing (part 01)
4. Pigs On The Wing (part 02) [Fireworks Rant]
5. Pigs (Three Different Ones)
6. Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Parts 1-5
7. Welcome to the Machine
8. Have a Cigar
9. Wish You Were Here
10. Shine on You Crazy Diamond (6-9)
12. Us & Them
One of Pink Floyd’s most important concerts. Unfortunately, it’s a nasty turning point! The band was becomming more and more alienated with their unruly audiences. Here, everything culminated into an obsenity-laden rant against people setting off fireworks during the show, a glass bottle thrown at the band, and Watters spitting in the face of a fan he beckoned over as a ‘piggy’. The experience partially inspired Waters to write The Wall. The rest is history.
It’s an otherwise solid concert. Audio quality is good for an audience tape. Both the rants and the angry crowd are audible. The playing is as professional as ever, but the context can’t be overlooked, and there is a palpable dark tone hanging over the show.