For New York's Morrissey fans—all of whom, it seemed, were crammed into Terminal 5 for the first sold-out show of a two night run—Friday's gig was a dream sent from the heavens. Morrissey opened the show with a pristine take on Smiths classic "Shoplifters of the World" and ran through such solo hits as "You're the One for Me, Fatty," "You Have Killed Me," "Let Me Kiss You," and—gasp!—"Everyday Is Like Sunday." Moz fans at the front of the crowd thrust their arms out toward their hero, who responded midway through the show by whipping off his sweaty shirt, rubbing it against his torso, and throwing it to the jackals—sorry, fans—who fought over it for some time. He also delivered a find performance of "Meat is Murder," lying curled up on the stage while shocking images of factory farm brutality were beamed onto the giant screen, and played a divine "Still Ill" as his encore. Sir, we salute you.
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