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Sometimes they just feel like it…

…And sometimes they don’t.

While the setlist is one of the more favourite topics of lament on pretty much any Purple website and forum, sometimes they do feel like doing something a little bit different. SIFLS got two airings on the recent Ukranian/Russian tour. Here’s the second outing, which happened in Moscow on October 27:
The next day, in St.Petersburg, the band didn’t do SIFLS, but threw in about a minute long istrumental jam of Back In USSR to open the encores.

Thanks to deep-purple.ru for the info.

12 Comments to “Sometimes they just feel like it…”:

  1. 1
    Anatoly says:

    A little wrong.. They did SLFLS in Petersburg too.

  2. 2
    Patrick says:

    y dont they do SIFLS everynight ??? thats the question

  3. 3
    XL says:

    Love that song!!!!

  4. 4
    Rob Prior says:

    Purple jammed on Back In The USSR in the encores? Now I’d really love to hear that!

  5. 5
    Thunderhawk says:

    HHhmmm….now thro in some:

    Under the Gun.
    Gypsy’s Kiss.
    A Twist in The Tale.
    Talk About Love.
    Loosen My Strings.
    Cascades: I’m Not Your Lover .
    Somebody Stole My Guitar.
    The Purpendicular Waltz.
    Any Fule Kno That.
    Watching the Sky.
    I Got Your Number.
    House of Pain.
    Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.
    Wrong Man.
    Girls Like That.

    And it should be wonderfull if they would do the inprovesation part behind Space Trucking again.

    But this would probebly never happen, a well i’ll kee pdreaming.

  6. 6
    Rascal says:

    And hand out cookies and hot chocolate in the interval……..

    And personally meet and greet everyone……..

    And have a questions and answers hour at the end of the gig……….

    Get a grip……………….

  7. 7
    Pavel Petrov says:

    They also did SIFLS on secret gig in Engels

  8. 8
    andresihotang says:

    SIFLS is a classic. Stands above Fireball(album), In Rock (album, etc BN,SK,CIT), Pic of HOme, MI Leo, WDWTWA (exc. WOman Tokyo), Hush, HOBL (album), TBRO(album) and other Morse songs, in my humble opinion.

    What makes it not an instant classic is the song made in 1996 when many people do not aware and listen to rock radio stations again. If the song was born in 1972.

  9. 9
    Thunderhawk says:

    I know SIFLS is a classic and imo one of the greatest songs ever made bij Deep Purple.
    It’s my second favorite of them, first place is CIT.
    And you’re right if it was born in 1972 it would’ve been a classic song nowadays.
    Just listen to the riff only, imo better than the overrated SOTW riff.
    And the solo of Morse in that song brings so much emotion.

    Its just top class art 🙂 .

  10. 10
    Julia says:

    When was the secret gig in Engels?

  11. 11
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Hey Andresi

    What do you smoke?

    BTW, a drumpodium is a little stage on which the drummers eauipment is placed
    Were you serious?
    Hope not…..

  12. 12
    Crimson Ghost says:

    Good point, as 1972 is still considered the summit year in pop music history, selling more records than all years before and after it combined, at least thats what Chris Charlesworth reported in his DP biography in 84… could be different now, but I somehow doubt that.

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