Saint of Circumstance

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Saint of Circumstance
A person waving a flag in front of Giants Stadium, with roses in the foreground and the New York City skyline in the background
Live album by
ReleasedSeptember 27, 2019
RecordedJune 17, 1991
VenueGiants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
GenreRock
LabelRhino
ProducerGrateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Giants Stadium 1987, 1989, 1991
(2019)
Saint of Circumstance
(2019)
Dave's Picks Volume 32
(2019)

Saint of Circumstance is a live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It contains the complete concert recorded at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on June 17, 1991. It was released on September 27, 2019, on three CDs or five LPs. The same recording was also released the same day as part of the 14-CD album Giants Stadium 1987, 1989, 1991.[1][2][3][4]

A video of this concert was shown in theaters on August 1, 2019 as that year's Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1

First set:
  1. "Eyes of the World" > (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 15:26
  2. "Walkin' Blues" (Robert Johnson, arranged by Bob Weir) – 7:01
  3. "Brown-Eyed Women" (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:10
  4. "Dark Star" > (Garcia, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron McKernan, Weir, Hunter) – 1:32
  5. "When I Paint My Masterpiece" (Bob Dylan) – 5:28
  6. "Loose Lucy" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:16
  7. "Cassidy" (Weir, John Perry Barlow) – 7:11
  8. "Might as Well" (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:41

Disc 2

Second set:
  1. "Saint of Circumstance" > (Weir, Barlow) – 10:55
  2. "Ship of Fools" > (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:01
  3. "Dark Star" > (Garcia, Hart, Kreutzmann, Lesh, McKernan, Weir, Hunter) – 1:14
  4. "Truckin'" > (Garcia, Lesh, Weir, Hunter) – 6:55
  5. "New Speedway Boogie" > (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:12
  6. "Dark Star" > (Garcia, Hart, Kreutzmann, Lesh, McKernan, Weir, Hunter) – 0:55
  7. "Uncle John's Band" > (Garcia, Hunter) – 11:18
  8. "Dark Star" > (Garcia, Hart, Kreutzmann, Lesh, McKernan, Weir, Hunter) – 8:05
  9. "Drums" (Hart, Kreutzmann) – 12:30

Disc 3

  1. "Space" > (Garcia, Lesh, Weir) – 8:47
  2. "China Doll" > (Garcia, Hunter) – 5:07
  3. "Playing in the Band" > (Weir, Hart, Hunter) – 4:35
  4. "Sugar Magnolia" (Weir, Hunter) – 10:53
Encore:
  1. "The Weight" (Robbie Robertson) – 6:20

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead

Production

  • Produced by Grateful Dead
  • Produced for release by David Lemieux
  • Recording: John Cutler
  • Mixing: Jeffrey Norman
  • Mastering: David Glasser
  • Engineering: Dave Hewitt, Dave Roberts, Jamie Howarth
  • Art direction, design: Lisa Glines, Doran Tyson, Steve Vance
  • Photos: David Rae Morris, James R. Anderson, Bob Minkin

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[6] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blistein, Jon (August 1, 2019). "Grateful Dead Tease 'Giants Stadium' Box Set with 'Uncle John's Band'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  2. ^ Bernstein, Scott (August 1, 2019). "Grateful Dead Announces 'Giants Stadium 1987, 1989, 1991' Box Set". JamBase. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  3. ^ Berenson, Sam (August 1, 2019). "Grateful Dead Announce 'Giants Stadium 1987, 1989, 1991' Box Set". Live for Live Music. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "Saint Of Circumstance: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ, 6/17/91". Grateful Dead Family Discography. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  5. ^ Lello, Michael (July 26, 2019). "Grateful Dead Truckin' into Movie Theaters with 1991 Giants Stadium Show". New York Post. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  6. ^ "Top 40 album DVD és válogatáslemez-lista – 2019. 39. hét" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved 3 October 2019.