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Lady Gaga gaga about Faith No More

Lady Gaga has again professed here love for Faith No More, in an interview with MTV. Quote: “I love Faith No More! Their song ‘Epic’ was my burlesque number at the bar I used to work at! I used to fog myself and dance to it,” she recalled. “When I found out they did ‘Poker Face,’ I was like, ‘Sh–!’ ”
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0NUPb3tGm8]

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Faith No More add yet another Brazil date

Faith No More have announced a fourth Brazil date for this November. From Billy on Twitter: “Another Brazil date added: Sunday November 8, Belo Horizonte Chevrolet Hall”.
Faith No More Brazil dates are now as follows:

  • Tuesday 3 November: Pepsi On Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil Tickets
  • Thursday 5 November: Citibank Hall, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tickets
  • Saturday 7 November: The Maquinaria Festival, Sao Paul, Brazil Tickets
  • Sunday 8 November: Chevrolet Hall, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Faith No More in Israel video and set list

Faith No More played the final date of the European leg of the Second Coming tour last night in Tel Aviv.
Video
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkuF-4mwO90]

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21uv4ReXKfQ&feature=channel]

Set list
(thanks to dror n)
1. Reunited
2. From Out Of Nowhere
3. Be Aggressive
4. Caffeine
5. Evidence
6. Surprise! You re Dead
7. Last Cup Of Sorrow
8. Cuckoo for caca
9. Easy
10. Midlife Crisis
11. Epic
12. I Started A Joke
13. Gentle Art Of Making Enemies
14. King For A Day
15. Ashes To Ashes
16. Just A Man
Encore:
17. Midnight Cowboy
18. Chariots Of Fire/Stripsearch /
19. We Care a Lot
2nd Encore:
20. Pristina

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Faith No More's final Second Coming European tour date

Faith No More play the last leg of their European tour at the Heineken Music Conference in Tel-Aviv (for the purposes of this tour Tel-Aviv is in Europe!). Here is the official site in Hebrew and here is a preview piece with some logistical details from Israeli’ newspaper Haaretz.

UPDATE: The same newspaper has just published an opinion piece on whether gig-goers should go to Faith No More or Madonna tonight. Sample quote:  “So with all due respect to Madonna, if you have your mind set on seeing a real show with serious musicians, a singer with soul, and music with a message that will stay with you long after the huge video screens come down, I think you know where you have to go.”

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Faith No More at Leeds video, set list and photos

Finally some decent video from Leeds.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a-S7Ex3KUs]

and Midlife Crisis
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bA_QY4vxUY8&feature=channel]

Nice Ashes to Ashes
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAbE8GCkE10&feature=channel]

Photos
Some very nice pics here on Flickr from andycook.

Set list
(via dave van damm and tbeest)

  1. Midnight Cowboy
  2. From Out Of Nowhere
  3. Caffeine
  4. Evidence
  5. Surprise! You re Dead
  6. Last Cup Of Sorrow
  7. Malpractice (with Eastenders theme)
  8. Easy
  9. Midlife Crisis (with Eastenders theme)
  10. Epic
  11. I Started A Joke
  12. Gentle Art Of Making Enemies
  13. King For A Day
  14. Ashes To Ashes
  15. Just A Man
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Faith No More Rock en Seine FNM 2.0 videos

For once I’m going to chuck in my own videos here.

Caffeine has been my favourite FNM song for a long time for no more than the bizarre the fact that no matter what I was humming I would always end up singing it (very, very badly) in the shower. And Evidence…I used to hum that too..but until very recently I’d sing “Oh baby I justify” instead of testify. Shame it’s not in French but the Italian version is the ultimate language version of this song as Patton annunciates every syllable in a language he’s loved and hated in.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4-ixtcnLMI]
Oh and Just a Man. Unfortunately the best part of this song came after my battery ran out when Patton challenged the audience to hold the note contest. Guess who won. “Don’t fuckin’ fuck with me”
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifzj0PAcGP4&feature=channel]

More video
Naturally meemalee has some vids here.

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Links for a day…(vol.31)

Still no video or reviews coming in from Leeds – was anyone there? – but here’s a round-up of some other FNM news.

  • Positive review of Faith No More at Rock en Seine from France 24.
  • Photo galleries here and here.
  • The Sun gave FNM the only 10/10 review in their Reading round-up. (No link as I’ve some issues with The Sun but you can find it prettily easy if you want to).
  • Meanwhile from the Guardian another glowing Reading review. Sample quote: “Yet despite the younger contingent fleeing for Kings of Leon on the main stage, Mike Patton’s band delivered a brutal set that began with a melodica workout (Midnight Cowboy) before flitting between heavy assaults like Be Aggressive and more experimental leanings.”
  • FNM play their final European date tomorrow night in Tel-Aviv Israel. Here is a Jerusalem Post article on the revival of live music in the country which mentions Faith No More.
  • Via clauspupp on Twitter, Mike Patton will not be featuring on the long-awaited Os Mutantes album after all. Story here. And here is some belated video of when Mike P met the band last year.
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Faith No More at Rock in Seine video, setlist and photos

I’m on a very slow connection here so have not been able to upload my own videos yet. Until then here is Midlife Crisis from the ‘Tube and and the set list. Was a very good show if a little lacking the intensity of some other dates I’ve seen. Nice venue and a nice festival and its a shame they keep getting big cancellations after Amy Winehouse last year and les freres Gallagher on Friday night.

Video
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkqvGojoATI&feature=channel]

Set list:

  1. Reunited
  2. From Out of Nowhere
  3. Be Aggressive
  4. Caffeine
  5. Evidence
  6. Surprise! You’re Dead!
  7. Last Cup of Sorrow
  8. Cuckoo for Caca
  9. Easy
  10. Midlife Crisis
  11. Epic
  12. I Started a Joke
  13. The Gentle Art of Making Enemies
  14. King for a Day
  15. Ashes to Ashes
  16. Just a Man
    Encore:
  17. Midnight Cowboy
  18. Chariots Of Fire/Stripsearch
  19. We Care a Lot

Photos
From Virgin Radio here.

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Faith No More in Dublin: a considered negative review

Dublin’s online music bible State Magazine gives a considered but overall negative review of the band’s appearance at the Olympia in Dublin in Thursday. Sample quote: “You can’t deny the power of the performances here but the band’s self-indulgent side was tiresome first time around and even this euphoric atmosphere can’t disguise the fact that this still holds. It’s a point hammered home when they launch into ‘Midlife Crisis’ and ‘Epic’, both of which are simply sublime.”

Personally I can see the point the author – Phil Udell, who I heard explaining his viewpoint more as a frustrated fan than a media mischief maker on Dublin’s Phantom 105.2 FM yesterday – is making. But I think that rather than being tiresome, Faith No More’s refusal to do anything except on their own terms and in their own way is an essential part of their appeal. And it would have been a betrayal of their very essence if they did peddle a package of greatest hits live rather than seeking to evolve from where they left off.

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Faith No More at Reading pro-shot video

For UK viewers, you can watch highlights of Faith No More live at Reading from Friday night on the BBC Reading website now. Video and photos here.

If you are elsewhere you can try YouTube.
Last Cup of Sorrow
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7Cp4Kvcsk4&feature=channel]

More here.

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