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The Gift

The Gift is a two disc silverback bootleg from Bullseye Records.  Labeled as limited to 1000 copies, it contains the spoken word Perry Farrell performance of Letters To Xiola followed by several Jane’s Addiction concert recordings.  The first is Jane’s Addiction performing at the Lollapalooza concert at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater in Irvine, CA on July 24, 1991.  The next track is from the August 20, 1991 Lollapalooza concert at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, FL.  The final six tracks are from the April 29, 1989 concert at the John Anson Ford Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.

The disc’s liner notes do not note what tracks are on which disc.  The appear as they are listed below.  The track Mountain Song is not listed on the track listing, but appears after Up The Beach.

Track Origins:

Disc 1 Tracks 2-12; Disc 2 Tracks 1-2: 07/24/1991 – Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, Irvine, CA
Disc 2 Track 3: 08/20/1991 – Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, FL
Disc 2 Tracks 4-10: 04/29/1989 – John Anson Ford Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Track Listings:

Disc 1:

  1. Letters To Xiola
  2. Intro
    Drum Intro
  3. Up The Beach
  4. Whores
  5. No One’s Leaving
  6. Ain’t No Right
  7. Three Days
  8. Been Caught Stealing
  9. Had A Dad
  10. Trip Away
  11. Ted, Just Admit It…
  12. Of Course

Disc 2:

  1. Stop!
  2. Summertime Rolls
  3. Ocean Size
  4. Up The Beach
  5. Mountain Song
  6. 1%
  7. Idiots Rule
  8. Ain’t No Right
  9. Ted, Just Admit It…
  10. Had A Dad

Released By: Bullseye Records
ID Number: CD-EYE 07
Medium: Double CD
Quality: Mixed
Source: Mixed
Time: 72:45 (Disc 1), 49:16 (Disc 2)