Now and Then

We all have our highs and lows – Trey is no different.


Exhibit A – Phish’s millennium concert at Big Cypress was, without question (at least according to the band) the high point of Phish’s career. The band delivered the following monster show including a new years set from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM the next morning when the sun rose:
Set I
Runaway Jim
Funky Bitch
I Didn’t Know
Punch You in the Eye
Bouncing Around the Room
Poor Heart
Split Open and Melt ->
Back on the Train
After Midnight

Set II (Midnight -> Sunrise set)
Father Time bicycling intro
Meatstick ->
Auld Lang Syne
Down with Disease ->
Bathtub Gin
Trey’s message for peace
Heavy Things
Twist ->
Prince Caspian >
Rock and Roll
You Enjoy Myself
Crosseyed and Painless
The Inlaw Josie Wales
Sand ->
Quadrophonic Toppling
Slave to the Traffic Light
Uncle Pen
David Bowie
My Soul
Page & Mike intro jam >
Drowned ->
After Midnight Reprise
The Horse >
Silent in the Morning
Bittersweet Motel
Piper ->
Lawn Boy
Love You >
Roses are Free
Harry Hood intro tease
Wading in the Velvet Sea

Download Links (10 parts):Part 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5,Part 6,Part 7,Part 8,Part 9,Part 10

Exhibit B – Phish’s last song before the breakup – The Curtain from their disastourous Coventry festival. After his little speech, he suspiciously seems to blow something at 0:50, the resulting near death/coma like look he gives at 2:40 is downright scary. It makes this phan happy the man’s still alive and playing, it’s clear he was really out there:

Exhibit C – Nuff’ said:

Exhibit D – Fast-forward a few years to the Hampton reunion, night 3, opening sequence of Sanity > Wilson. Trey seems like a new man, rejuvenated, playing crisply, not looking like a ghost, and generally enthused with the band:

Let’s hope that Trey and keep his shit together for the upcoming summer tour – Phish has more potential for both magic and disaster right now than probably any time in their career. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that Trey will melt faces this summer, just not his own.

1 Comment »

  1. dtpeter Said:

    interesting post. exhibit b video is really scary. you have to be in a dark place to take a blow of horse on stage before playing the bands last song. anyway, looks like trey’s come a long way since then!

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