Friday, August 28, 2009

Calm down, you'll get your turn!

Okay, so things have been eventful lately to say the least. School started, I got classes, nothing to say there really. School is school. Although, my college English teacher asked if The Lawrence Arms are still together today when he saw my Lawrence Arms shirt. He apparently used to listen to them and other bands from Asian Man Records such as The Broadways (a very close relative to TLA). Interesting. I better get good grades.

My ankle is still killing me. The pain is spreading throughout my heel. That's just wonderful, seeing as how I've finally grown to enjoy running. I really want to be capable of running in Clear Spring next Saturday and for Katie to come 10 miles down the road to watch. That'd be cool, I think. God knows, eh?

Oh, and yes, I did in fact attend a blink-182/Weezer concert last night in Camden, NJ, which is just outside of Philadelphia. Whole bunch of people. Whole lot of money spent getting there and back. Whole lot of money spent on tickets. I'd say the whole trip was probably close to $350. T-shirts were $30 a piece. I, obviously, did not buy one. With all that money I spent, I should have been given a t-shirt. Anyway, here's how the show went: we missed Chester Fench and Taking Back Sunday. Boohoo, we didn't care. We got there just before Weezer went on, though. They came out playing a Black Sabbath song; Pat Wilson on guitar, Josh Freese playing the drums, Rivers Cuomo just singing. Rivers kept saying, "Yessiree, Bob." Then they played some other songs. "Island in the Sun" was particularly cool because it started with Rivers looping drums, tambourine, bass, and acoustic guitar and then singing the first two verses and prechoruses by himself before the entire band came in on the chorus. Very awesome. Here's the set list in the best order I can remember it in.

  • Warpigs [Black Sabbath]
  • Hashpipe
  • Troublemaker
  • Perfect Situation
  • Undone - The Sweater Song
  • Pork and Beans
  • Surfwax America
  • My Name is Jonas
  • Island in the Sun
  • Beverly Hills
  • Buddy Holly
  • The Good Life
  • (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
  • Say It Aint So
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go? [The Clash]
Then like blink-182 came out. Like 45 minutes afterward. They were as I expected. Hilarious and...prone to playing singles. But! they played "Reckless Abandon" and "Anthem, Pt. 2" so that was awesome in my book. Oh! and "Josie." I'll give you the set list here in a second. Ummm...they like were making fun of themselves for breaking up and shit. Mark threw down his bass and said, "You know what Tom? Fuck you! You've been nothing but a....a great friend to me!" And then they hugged and everyone cheered because it's great to have them back. Fuck you if you disagree. Travis Barker had a drum solo where his platform spun around in the air and shit and went sideways. Pretty epic.

  • Dumpweed
  • Feeling This
  • Rock Show
  • I Miss You
  • What's My Age Again?
  • Down
  • First Date
  • Obvious
  • Man Overboard
  • Stockholm Syndrome
  • Going Away to College
  • All the Small Things
  • Not Now
  • Always
  • Josie
  • Adam's Song
  • Anthem, Pt. 2
  • drum solo for beginning of encore
  • Carousel
  • Dammit
Man, that was hard recalling all of that shit. Anyway, that kind of killed my feelings of wanting to blog right there.

Oh, and I don't know if it's official yet, but...ehh, fuck it. I shouldn't go sayin' shit like that without consent of people.


1 comment:

Kayleigh said...

Oh you suck I am so jealous of you!!! I wanna go see em! God what a crazy fucking week. Josh Freese drums for the whole world. lol.