|Christopher Victorio |
"I take it you've come to observe, but observe what?" Morrissey asked the overwhelmingly packed crowd about three songs in. While hardly a joke, especially to those of whose sightline was blocked, it was a relief compared to the events that transpired the night before in San Jose.
While The Observatory was far beyond capacity, at least the crowd knew how to behave. Though bum rushing the stage to hug The Mancunian singer is considered a tradition, OC fans refrained (keeping it classy!) as the man known for doom and gloom seemed to be all smiles and sunshine, at least as much as he could be.
Like anything Moz does, last night's show wasn't without controversy. No, we're not talking about anything like what transpired in San Jose on Wednesday night. Instead, his royal Mozness allegedly demanded that the show in the Constellation Room, which featured We Are Scientists and PAWS, be cancelled. Though the show was shuffled around, both bands took shots at Morrissey. "SANTA ANA! So everyone can play a full set, tonight's show will start after Moz's bedtime," We Are Scientists tweeted. PAWS was a bit more vicious, calling him a "rich, has-been, ego maniac." Yeesh, the Scots have landed permanently on the legend's black list. More »