Story 2007-10-06 Philadelphia, PA
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06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´Night´´
´´Are you ready for the thriller in Philly round two? (crowd cheers)….´´

06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´Radio Nowhere´´
´´Is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)….´´

06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´Magic´´
´´Thank you and good evening….alright….this is the title song from our new album….I wrote this about sort of living in this Orwellian moment in time when you can make what´s true seem like a lie and what´s a lie seem true so it´s not really about magic, it´s about tricks….´´

06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´Livin´ In The Future´´
´´Woo!…we are so glad to be here in your city tonight…I´m so glad to be home….home in the City of Brotherly Love….this is a song called ´Livin´ In The Future´ but it´s about what´s happening now….along with all the things that we love about America - cheeseburgers, French fries, the Constitution (crowd cheers) Clarence ´Big Man´ Clemons (crowd cheers) how did the Phillies do last night?….they´re still hanging in? (some cheers) tonight give ´em a little (?)(crowd cheers)….along with all the things that we love about the place we live, in the last six years we´ve had to add to the American picture things like illegal wiretapping….an attack on our Constitution, a rollback of civil liberties, rendition….those are the things that ain´t supposed to be happening here that are happening here now….so we plan to do something about it right now….we´re gonna sing about it….as loud as we can…..´´

06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´Incident On 57th Street´´ (following ´´Town Called Heartbreak´´)
´´Woo!….red headed women!….´´

06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´Girls In Their Summer Clothes´´
´´Thank you, Philly….woo!….that´s good, oh….I just wanna mention our friends from Philabundance up here, that´s the largest foodbank and food-rescueing program in the Delaware Valley, they provide food for folks in need in ten counties, community kitchens, children´s hunger initiative, if you see Philabundance on your way out, please give them a hand, they´re out there on the frontlines doing, doing good work….(music starts)….this is for the girls!….´´

06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´Thundercrack´´
´´Oh yeah….this is a song that, uh, I wrote this all the way back at the Main Point and uh (crowd cheers) it only fit a hundred people, you couldn´t´ve been there (chuckles)….so I´m gonna send this one out to all our longtime supporters, of which we are particularly fond of (?) woo, are you ready, Steve?…´
(….)(makes a sound on his guitar during the guitarless part in ´All night, all night´-part, looks around, puts his hand over his mouth, looks around again) Who did that? [grins from ear to ear, puts his hands behind his back]….´´

06.10.07 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ´´American Land´´
´´Thank you, Philly, for coming out tonight….and last night….[counts the song in, everybody misses the cue] we´ll try it again….it´s gonna work this time, I promise….´´

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