Bruce Springsteen

American singer-songwriter

Lived from: 1949-

Category: Music | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Bruce Springsteen

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    'Darkness on the Edge of Town' came out of a huge body of work that had tons of very happy songs.
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    Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don't have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don't deny anything, I don't advocate anything, I just live with it.
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    And in the lonely cool before dawn, you hear their engines roaring on.
    But when you get to the porch they're gone
    On the wind, so Mary climb in.
    It's a town full of losers and I'm pulling out of here to win.
    Source: Born To Run (1975) Thunder Road
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    And whether you're drawn to gospel music or church music or honky-tonk music, it informs your character and it informs your talent.
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    Anyone who's grown up or lived on the Jersey Shore knows the place is unique.
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    Baby this town rips the bones from your back It's a death trap, it's a suicide rap We gotta get out while we're young 'Cause tramps like us, baby, we were born to run.
    Source: Born to Run (1974)
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    Baby, in a world without pity
    Do you think what I'm askin's too much
    I just want to feel you in my arms
    Share a little of that Human Touch.
    Source: Human Touch (1992) Human Touch
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    Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves.
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    Blame it on the lies that killed us
    Blame it on the truth that ran us down
    You can blame it all on me, Terry
    It don't matter to me now.
    Source: Born To Run (1975) Backstreets
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    Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.
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    Born down in a dead man's town;
    The first kick I took was when I hit the ground.
    You end up like a dog that's been beat too much
    'Til you spend half your life just covering up.
    Source: Born In The U.S.A. (1984) Born in the USA
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    But I think that your entire life is a process of sorting out some of those early messages that you got.
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    But it's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin
    And can't stand the company.
    Every fool's got a reason to feelin' sorry for himself
    And turn his heart to stone.
    Tonight this fool's halfway to heaven and just a mile outta hell
    And I feel like I'm comin' home.
    Source: Lucky Town (1992) Better Days
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    But the star thing I can live with. The music I can't live without. And that's how it lays out for me, you know. I got as big an ego and enjoy the attention.
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    But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.
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