Story 2013-06-15 Wembley Stadium, London, England
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Intro to “Land of Hope and Dreams”
“Good evening, London! (crowd cheers)…”

Intro to “Save My Love”
“(holds up a sign that says “You can save my love, hugging my girl”) You’re hugging your girl?…hug your woman! (chuckles)…”

Towards the end of “Save My Love”
“(has a sign in his hand) This is too easy…yeah…yeah…yeah…(runs to get another sign)…come on, Steve…”

Intro to “This Hard Land”
“We take all signs, cheesy or (show a sign that says “This Hard Land”)…oh yeah…good evening (crowd cheers)(?) here in England… (?) it was raining like the end of the world ‘bout to come…we expect English weather, we don’t want anything different…”

Intro to “Hungry Heart”
“Greeks…Greeks…sorry about that…(shows a sign that has a drawing of a heart with food on both sides of it and words “Hungry Heart”) Greek souvlaki…”

After “Hungry Heart”
“I need some souvlaki (chuckles)…”

Intro to “Badlands”
“Yeah…alright…we can keep taking requests or we can play Darkness on the Edge of Town from start to finish (crowd cheers) alright…we were here last spring and we always want to do something different for you so…this was a…this was a record of songs that still, still form the center, I’d say the center, the very center of who we are and what we do and of our set each night so, uh…alright, for Wembley, Darkness on the Edge of Town…”

Intro to “Pay Me My Money Down”
“Yes, yes, yes…give me some lights, let me see what’s going on out there…ah, oh, man…alright…oh, alright, we’re gonna start a dance party…30 seconds from now…everybody in this place is gonna be dancing (crowd cheers) 30 seconds!…I’m not gonna tell you…your ass will speak to your mind…and it’s gonna say “Shake me, shake me, please” in 30 seconds…that’s right…everybody upstairs, I’m talking to you…everybody way in the back (crowd cheers) way, way in the back, I’m talking to you…30 seconds from right now…”

Intro to “Twist and Shout”
“Should we do it? (crowd cheers) they might pull the plug, I don’t know (crowd cheers) the plug might be pulled some time during this song, I don’t know…”

Middle of “Twist and Shout”
“Let me see you move now…you look good…come on, sister…oh, that’s right…(?)…oh, shake that thing…oh, you’re looking good…on the horns we’ve got Clark Gayton, Barry Danielian, Curt Ramm, Ed Manion and Jake Clemons (crowd cheers) The E Street Horns… we’ve got Curtis King, Cindy Mizelle, Michelle Moore, twisting, baby…and the reverend Edward Bradley on percussion right here… we’ve got Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) The Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) Garry W. Tallent (crowd cheers) and last but not least…right hand man… consigliere… sergeant at arms…of the house-rocking, earth-shocking, booty-shaking, Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary (crowd: “E Street Band!”) Little Steven Van Zandt (crowd cheers) give me that riff, boys…”

Intro to “Thunder Road”
“Thank you so much…glad to have the chance to be back here with you at the new Wembley Stadium (crowd cheers) it’s good (chuckles) it’s good…thanks for coming out both last summer and this summer and supporting our band, we appreciate it, thank you very much (crowd cheers) this is for you…”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi
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