Story 2007-12-10 Stockholm, Sweden

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “Radio Nowhere”
“Hej, Stockholm! (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “Magic”
“Hej, Stockholm! (crowd cheers) hur mår ni? (crowd cheers)(?) mina vänner igen (crowd cheers) good to see you…this is the title song from our new record, back home we´ve lived through six years where we´ve watched the truth get twisted till it sounds like a lie and lies twisted till they sound like the truth and the wheel of history turning and it´s been a great tragedy so…this isn´t really about magic, this is really about tricks…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “Livin´ in the Future”
“Woo!…Big Man walking! (crowd cheers) alright, Stockholm! (crowd cheers)…this is a song called “Livin´ in the Future”…but it´s about what´s happening now…back where we come from…how along with all the things that we love about our home and America, 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, no Habeas Corpus - the right to defend yourself against charges in court – these are things that have been an attack on our Constitution and this is a song about sleeping through changes that you never thought could happen where you live that have happened where you live…so the E Street Band is here tonight to do something about it! (crowd cheers) we´re gonna sing about it! (crowd cheers) we´re musicians (chuckles) and we´ll see where we can take it – Max!…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “I´ll Work for Your Love”
“Do we have any lovers out there? (crowd cheers) I know we´ve got some lovers right here…do we have any lovers out there? (crowd cheers) oh, love´s hard, you gotta work, work, work on it, let´s go!…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “The River”
“Thank you, thank you, thank you!…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “Girls in Their Summer Clothes”
“Tack! (crowd cheers) thank you! (crowd cheers) I wanna thank everyone for coming out to the show tonight, thank you (crowd cheers) an incredible audience out here tonight (crowd cheers) yeah, yeah, all of you guys, all of you guys here, you guys, you right there (crowd cheers) a great crowd…alright, oh, can I say this?… denna låten är för alle svenska flickor (chuckles)(crowd cheers)(?)(crowd cheers)…alright, girls, here we go…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “Jungleland”
“This is for Stockholm (crowd cheers)…”
[there was a huge banner in the upper balcony that read “Jungleland”]

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “Dancing in the Dark”
“We got Clarence´s son with us…Christopher Clemons…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, middle of “American Land”
“Garry W.Tallent (crowd cheers) Little Steven (crowd cheers) Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) the mighty, mighty, Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) sitting in for Dan Federici, Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) and the Godfather of Swedish soul: Clarence “Big Man” Clemons (crowd cheers) and Miss Patti Scialfa sends you her regards. and love…Stockholm! (crowd cheers) Stockholm! (crowd cheers) you´ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, earth-shocking, hard-rocking, booty-shaking, earth-quaking, love-making, Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary (crowd: “E Street Band”)…”

10.12.07 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town”
“God jul! (crowd cheers) from the E Street Band…
(…) Do we believe in Santa Claus? (crowd cheers) do we believe in Santa Claus? (crowd cheers)…”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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