Story 1999-05-01 Manchester, England
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01.05.99 Manchester, England, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´Well, I´m so glad to be here in your beautiful city tonight….but we´re not here on a casual visit….or to go to the football game…..we´re here tonight with a purpose in mind ….that´s right…..now it´s been a long journey….I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I can hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) coming down the tracks (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´) I hear a train (crowd: ´Woo woo´)….I….I ….I….(lists the miles and the towns he´s been) Manchester and back…but everywhere I´ve gone I´ve seen confusion….everywhere I´ve gone I´ve seen people who´ve been downhearted….dispirited…dispossessed….they´ve been analyzed, stigmatised, retropsychedelicized, downsized and I´m here tonight to let you know that if your soul has bad credit, well, it´s good here…..I want you to know that if your heart´s running on empty, pull on up to the tanks because we´re serving high-test supreme….if your spirit is bankrupt, we´re here tonight to raise that debt up off you and to set you free…why ?… why ?….why ?….why ?….because that´s my job….I want to re-educate you, I want to, I want to regenerate you, I want to, I want to reconfiscate you, I want to, I want to rededicate you, I want to, I want to, I want to reliberate you, I want to, want to, I want to reliberate you with the power, with the promise, with the power, the promise, the power, the promise, the mystery….the ministry of rock and roll !….now I wanna tell you that I can´t, I want to tell you that I can´t, I wanna tell you that I cannot, that I cannot, that I cannot….promise you life everlasting but I…..got something better….I wanna promise you life…..right now !….and all you´ve got to do is say ´I´….´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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