The album was recorded on June 6, 2000 in Cardiff, Wales at Cardiff International Arena. It was selected by the band as one of 18 "Ape/Man" shows from the tour, which, according to bassist Jeff Ament, were shows the band found "really exciting."Cohen, Jonathan. . Billboard. March 30, 2001. Allmusic gave it three out of a possible five stars. Allmusic staff writer Steven McDonald said, "Anyone looking to pick up a representative sampling of this overwhelming anti-bootleg series should have this one on their short list."