September 20, 2014 – 5:09 am

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St Paul 2014 [no label, 2CD]

Live at the Midway Stadium, St Paul, MN; September 13, 2014. Very good audience recording.

For the Mats, there’s really nothing like playing in your hometown… especially after 23 years!

In 1991, after 12 years as a band, The Replacements broke up. On October 3, 2012, it was announced that The Replacements had reformed and that Westerberg and Tommy Stinson were in the studio recording an EP containing song cover versions. Titled Songs For Slim, the EP was sold in a 250-copy edition of 10″ vinyl and auctioned online to benefit former bandmate Dunlap, who had suffered a stroke. In August 2013,The Replacements played their first shows in 22 years at the Riot Fest in Toronto, Canada.

Caryn Rose,

The Replacements took the stage Saturday (Septempber 13) night at Midway Stadium in St Paul, Minn, clad in identical matching plaid suits, as the final notes of “Surfin’ Bird” by the Trashmen faded out. Bowing briefly and waving at the crowd, The Replacements kicked off the evening - the band’s first headlining gig since its 2012 reunion, and first hometown appearance in 23 years - with “Favorite Thing” from 1984’s Let It Be. It was the first of a 31-song set list spanning the legendary Minnesota band’s career.

On this reunion outing, original members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson have been accompanied by associates Josh Freese (the Vandals, Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle) and Dave Minehan (Westerberg solo, the Neighborhoods). They led the capacity crowd through ballads, covers, out-and-out rockers and raucous sing-a-longs.

While it wouldn’t be a Replacements show without a healthy dose of self-deprecation throughout, none of the joking could overshadow what was a phenomenal outing for the band - at home in front of friends, family and the fans who gave them their start. Westerberg was in excellent voice and his guitar work was strong and on point. Stinson was always a showman, even at age 13 during the band’s early years, and his time with Guns N’ Roses has only solidified his chops, and he would be the one affectionately giving Westerberg his cues all night.

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Thanks to perks who recorded and shared the show at Dime.

Picture by Patrick Burns, posted at - Thanks!

Source: Schoeps MK41’s > active cables > Nbox > Edirol R-05 @ 24/48
Transfer: Emtec 16GB SDHC Card > Dell PC > 24bit WAV > Sony Sound Forge 9.0e > CDWave Editor > Trader’s Little Helper > FLAC16

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Disc 1
Track 101. Crowd/Tuning 2:00 (3.4MB)
Track 102. Favorite Thing 2:16 (3.8MB)
Track 103. Takin’ A Ride 2:40 (4.5MB)
Track 104. I’m In Trouble 2:18 (3.9MB)
Track 105. Don’t Ask Why 2:24 (4.0MB)
Track 106. I’ll Be You 3:53 (6.5MB)
Track 107. Valentine 4:00 (6.7MB)
Track 108. Waitress In The Sky 2:53 (4.8MB)
Track 109. Tommy Got His Tonsils Out/3rd Stone From The Sun 2:25 (4.0MB)
Track 110. Take Me Down To The Hospital 3:41 (6.2MB)
Track 111. I Want You Back (Jackson Five) 1:55 (3.2MB)
Track 112. Going To New York 3:36 (6.0MB)
Track 113. Color Me Impressed 2:46 (4.7MB)
Track 114. Nowhere Is My Home 3:11 (5.4MB)
Track 115. If Only You Were Lonely 3:11 (5.3MB)
Track 116. Achin’ To Be 3:54 (6.6MB)
Track 117. Kiss Me On The Bus 3:07 (5.2MB)
50 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. Androgynous 3:02 (5.1MB)
Track 202. I Will Dare 4:08 (7.0MB)
Track 203. Love You Till Friday/Maybelene 4:28 (7.5MB)
Track 204. Merry Go Round 3:49 (6.4MB)
Track 205. I Won’t 2:32 (4.3MB)
Track 206. Borstal Breakout 2:35 (4.3MB)
Track 207. Swingin’ Party 3:41 (6.2MB)
Track 208. Love You In The Fall 3:15 (5.8MB)
Track 209. Can’t Hardly Wait 3:26 (5.8MB)
Track 210. Bastards Of Young 3:22 (5.7MB)
Track 211. I Don’t Know/Buck Hill 5:57 (10.0MB)
Track 212. Skyway 3:11 (5.3MB)
Track 213. Left of The Dial 3:28 (5.8MB)
Track 214. Alex Chilton 4:38 (7.8MB)
Track 215. Unsatisfied 4:20 (7.3MB)
Track 216. Crowd 1:17 (2.2MB)
57 mins

Paul Westerberg - guitar, vocals
Tommy Stinson - bass
Josh Freese - drums
Dave Minehan - guitar

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  1. 7 Responses to “THE REPLACEMENTS - ST PAUL 2014”

  2. Too Cool…….saw them in Seattle at the Bumbershoot festival a few weeks ago.Was great show but did not tape it as the crowd was abit shall we say……wild.Glad to have this longer set instead.Have seen Paul a few times and love his solo stuff as well.Thanks for posting and sharing this.

    By russ on Sep 20, 2014

  3. The sound quality is quite good on this one. Thanks for the post.

    By Dave C on Sep 20, 2014


    By darth on Sep 21, 2014

  5. Thanks for posting. Do you think you can find one of last night’s Forest Hills NY show? I was there and it was phenomenal!

    By Ken F on Sep 21, 2014

  6. Very nice…thanks for posting!

    By todd hanson on Sep 21, 2014

  7. Great Stuff! ‘I Want You Back’!!!

    By jack bond on Sep 22, 2014

  8. Ken F

    BigO delivers!

    By golgo hakase on Sep 25, 2014

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