[ d e e p P u r . p l e ) The Highway Star

Sendai set list

The setlist for Sendai was as follows:
1. "Woman From Tokyo"
2. "Ted The Mechanic"
3. "Mary Long"
4. "Lazy"
5. "No One Came"
6. "Black Night"
7. "Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming"
8. "Fools"
9. JL solo / "Perfect Strangers"
10. "Hey Cisco"
11. "When A Blind Man Cries"
12. SM solo (the usual quotes inc. Stairway, Purple Haze, etc.) "Smoke On The Water"
13. "Speed King"

Encore: "Highway Star"
(Apparently "Hush" was also on the setlist but got dropped - I'm sure it was for time reasons.)

The main part of the show went on for 1 hr 40min and yes, it was great to hear "Mary Long" & "Hey Cisco" live. JL's organ solo parts were fantastic tonight!

The venue was pretty small (not sure of the exact capacity) and the upstairs sections were closed, but the ground floor auditorium area was completely full, including some standing in the isles. The entire audience stood up right at the beginning of the first piece and remained standing throughout the show.

Akiko Hada

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