Story 2007-12-04 Oslo, Norway

04.12.07 Oslo, Norway, intro to ´´Radio Nowhere´´
´´Hallo, Oslo! (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)….´´

04.12.07 Oslo, Norway, intro to ´´Magic´´
´´Hallo, Oslo (crowd cheers)….(speaks Norwegian, ´How are you?´ etc.)….it´s good to see you again….this is a song, back home we´ve seen, we´ve lived through a time where we´ve seen the truth get so twisted till it sounds like a lie and a lie twisted up till it sounds like the truth and we´ve watched….the wheel of history spin ´round and ´round….and take the whole country with it, so this is, this is called ´Magic´ but it´s really about tricks….´´

04.12.07 Oslo, Norway, intro to ´´Livin´ In The Future´´
´´Good evening, Oslo (crowd cheers) how are we over here? (crowd cheers)(?)….how are we up in the back there? (crowd cheers) everybody on this side? (?)(crowd cheers) alright, this is a song called ´Livin´ In The Future´….but it´s about what´s happening now back where we come from….now, with all the things that we´ve grown up with and that we love about America and where we live, we´ve had to add to the American picture over the past six years things like rendition and illegal wiretapping and the rolling-back of civil liberties and no Habeas Corpus, no right to defend yourself against charges in court….these are all, this is a song about sleeping through changes that you never thought you´d see happen in your home that have happened and so….we do something about it….we sing about it….we´re musicians (chuckles) and then we see what happens….´´

04.12.07 Oslo, Norway, intro to ´´Cadillac Ranch´´
´´(howls) This is a request….´´

04.12.07 Oslo, Norway, intro to ´´Girls In Their Summer Clothes´´
´´Thank you….woo!….thank you….I wanna thank everybody for coming to the show tonight, thank you so much….and I wanna thank you especially for the wonderful support you´ve given my music here in Norway, I appreciate that very much….yes….you´ve made this a very special place for us so, uh….denne songen är till alle Norske jenternä….jenternä (crowd cheers) jenternä (crowd cheers) let´s hear it, girls (chuckles) and for one girl in New Jersey also (chuckles) she sends her best….´´

04.12.07 Oslo, Norway, intro to ´´Santa Claus Is Coming To Town´´
´´Come on, Roy….this is Happy Holidays from the E Street Band….come on, Santa!….
(….) Merry Christmas from the E Street Band!….´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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