Story 2007-12-17 Paris, France

17.12.07 Paris, France, intro to ´Radio Nowhere´´
´´Bon soir, Paris! (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)….´´

17.12.07 Paris, France, intro to ´´Magic´´
´´Bon soir, Paris (crowd cheers) ca va? (crowd cheers) c´est bien de voir mes amis [´It´s nice to see my friends´´](crowd cheers) Paris est beau au Noel [´´Paris is beautiful at Christmas´´] ….(says in French something like: ´In America, the truth gets twisted so that it sounds like a lie and lies gets twisted so that they sound like the truth. This song isn´t really about magic but about tricks´´)…it´s not really about magic….it´s about tricks (chuckles)….´´

17.12.07 Paris, France, intro to ´´Livin´ In The Future´´
´´Bon soir, Paris! (crowd cheers) fantastique….this is a song called ´Livin´ in the future´ but it´s about what´s happening now where we come from….along with all the things that we love about America and our home, 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 our civil liberties….no Habeas Corpus or right to defend yourself against charges in court and, uh, I´ve lived a long time and I can´t remember a time quite like it, this is a song about people sleeping through changes that they never thought would happen in their home but that have happened….so the mighty E Street Band is here….to do something about it….we´re gonna sing about it….and bring it home and see where it goes from there…..´´

17.12.07 Paris, France, intro to ´´Girls In Their Summer Clothes´´
´´Merci! merci beaucoup, Paris!….c´est une chanson pour toutes les filles Francaises….les filles Francaises (crowd cheers) les filles Francaises (crowd cheers)(chuckles) ah, yes, and one in New Jersey (chuckles)….Patti sends her best, sends her love….we have three teenagers so somebody must watch them at all times, but anyway, alright….´´

17.12.07 Paris, France, intro to ´´Jungleland´´
´´Alright, this is for Leonardo and this is for Paris….´´

17.12.07 Paris, France, intro to ´´Santa Claus Is Coming To Town´´
´´Est-ce que vous croyez a Pere Noel? (crowd cheers)….´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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