Back in 2004, I saw Aimee Mann perform a spectacular set at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn. By coincidence, the show was recorded, and it soon became available as a DVD + CD ($15!). Mann streams all of her music at her site, so you can check it out at your leisure before buying it.

I enjoyed that show so much that I check out her live concerts whenever I like the venue. I had been wanting to see what the Paramount in Huntington was like, and Mann gave me the opportunity on Friday night.

The Setlist below is from Club Helsinki (Hudson, NY) from the night before — isn’t identical, but its pretty close.

All told, a great show in an intimate setting (not sure if last song was Red Vines or something similar).

Set list

2. Gumby
3. Labrador
4. You Could Make a Killing
5. Lost in Space
6. Living a Lie (with Ted Leo)
7. Charmer
8. That’s Just What You Are
9. Ray
10. Save Me
11. Wise Up
12. One (Harry Nilsson cover)
13. Slip and Roll
14. Soon Enough
15. Goodbye Caroline
16. It’s Not Safe

17. Ghost World
18. 4th of July
19. Voices Carry (‘Til Tuesday song) (with Ted Leo)
20. ?


If anyone has a more accurate set list, please let me know . . .

Category: Weekend

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6 Responses to “Aimee Mann at the Paramount”

  1. hue says:

    Til Tuesday rocks. Aimee Mann is from my hometown, Richmond, Va. Richmond was not a big music scene, but a lot of famous musicians passed through. Pat Benatar hung around in Richmond after high school. Cracker, formed by the former Camper Van Beethoven singer, started there.

    I finished college at VCU, on the 8-year plan. When I was at VCU, this California surfing, funk band played at free concerts on campus. Of course, I never saw them, had no idea who the Red Hot Chili Pepper were. I think they were arrested for only wearing socks on stage, “our socks are bigger than your cocks.”

  2. krice2001 says:

    I saw Aimee as an undergrad in Boston. She was great,

  3. krice2001 says:

    I should have said that I was the undergrad at the time. She was performing…

  4. davefromcarolina says:

    Slightly O/T, unless the topic is “music made for adults, by adults.” This is Pat McLaughlin, and he’s one of Nashville’s best kept secrets–because he’s too soulful for country, and too country for soul, or something like that:

    Pat McLaughlin, live in Hickman County, TN

  5. Richard says:

    As a long time live music aficionado, I love that you added this…
    No surprise, but I am amused no end about how you asked for set list confirmation.
    If we look back at how this was done back not so long ago and what we are capable of today.

  6. Todd in SM says:

    In the year 2000…saw her perform the Magnolia songs at a Border’s bookstore on the 3rd St. Promenade in Santa Monica. One of the purest vocalists I have ever seen live. Her voice is perfection.