Manchester in New York 90

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As part of their US Call The Cops Tour in 1990 the Mondays played the famous New York Sound Factory on July 18th along with fellow Mancunians 808 State and Adamski. This was part of the United States of Hacienda event as the flyer above shows.

The specially designed poster for the gig has a manic looking Bez with his maracas painted in bright vivid colours, it suits the band perfectly even though it wasnt done by their usual team at Central Station Design. The actual poster shown below is also signed by both Shaun and Bez in gold marker pen…

And the actual ticket for this event:

The gig was reviewed in both music press weekly papers, here is the NME one:

 

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