First off, thanks for creating this page. I like how the FNM revival
seems to be a synergy between the band and the fans with the label
left completely out of the loop.
In terms of a set list wish list, I’m not really comfortable
submitting that. Faith No More are professional musicians, not a
jukebox. They’ve been doing this for a while…longer than some of us
have been alive, and I trust their judgment. It will be interesting to
see if they have any different takes or remixes on some of the
classics or if they will stick to the traditional interpretations of
I did want to submit two pieces of feedback your way –
1) LOVED the fancy suit era of Faith No More towards the end of their
career. You never see that on VH1, it’s always long-hair early Mike
Patton era FNM. I loved those shows where they would all come out in
matching suits, and then by the end of the show Mike Patton’s outfit
was a mess. Check out those final moments of “just a man” at the
Phoenix festival, Patton is almost channeling Elvis and there’s that
synergy between him and Puffy. That’s a very holy and sacred bond, the
synergy between a lead singer and his drummer. Not everyone can pull
it off but when people do it can be a very beautiful experience.
My request : Please bring back the fancy suit era of Faith No More
2) I’m assuming that the “No US shows for now” approach is just a
calculating marketing move on Patton’s part to see how many more
suitcases of money will be thrown at the band to do a real US tour.
Cunning, that Faith No More. I’m a capitalist and it’s a free country
so I can completely get behind that. I was thinking that if a real US
tour does materialize down the line, who would I like to see on tour
with them? So far I’m thinking
BOO YAA Tribe – They still do music and that would make for a great
live version of Another Body Murdered. You know there’s like 3-4 best
of FNM CD compilations out there and that song isn’t on any of them,
the video isn’t even on the FNM best of DVD. Labels, man, what do they
Sade – Personally, I would love this but I fear that some of the more
bonehead members of the audience would not get it and be
disrespectful, so I’m going to keep that as a personal wish list.
Guns and Roses or RHCP – not on actual tour, lord no, but maybe
sharing the stage at a large festival show. Peace and love is nice and
all, but sometimes it’s resentment that really brings out your best
work as an artist. The sadist in me would really love to see something
Thanks for indulging me man-
Go secret San Francisco warm up show in April!