Bruce Springsteen

American singer-songwriter

Lived from: 1949-

Category: Music | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Bruce Springsteen

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    I was the only person I'd ever met who had a record contract. None of the E Street Band, as far as I know, had been on an airplane until Columbia sent us to Los Angeles.
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    I'm a synthesist. I'm always making music. And I make a lot of different kinds of music all the time. Some of it gets finished and some of it doesn't.
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    I'm interested in what it means to be an American. I'm interested in what it means to live in America. I'm interested in the kind of country that we live in and leave our kids. I'm interested in trying to define what that country is.
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    I'm interested in what it means to live in America. I'm interested in the kind of country that we live in and leave our kids. I'm interested in trying to define what that country is. I got the chutzpa or whatever you want to say to believe that if I write a really good about it, it's going to make a difference.
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    I'm not in any rush. I'm not somebody who, if I write a song, I get it out. That's not something I've ever really quite done.
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    If I have a song that I feel is really one of my best songs, I like it to have a formal studio recording because I believe that something being officially released on a studio record gives it a certain authority that it doesn't quite have if it comes out on a live album or is just a part of your show, you know.
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    If the angels are unkind or the season is dark
    Or if in the end
    Love just falls apart
    Well then here's to our destruction
    Baby let me be your soul driver.
    Source: Human Touch (1992) Soul Driver
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    If they had told me I was the janitor and would have to mop up and clean the toilets after the show in order to play, I probably would have done it.
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    In America everything's about who's number one today.
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    In the day we sweat it out in the streets Of a runaway American dream At night we ride through mansions of Glory in suicide machines.
    Source: Born to Run (1974)
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    In the early years, I found a voice that was my voice and also partly my father's voice. But isn't that what you always do? Why do kids at 5 years old go into the closet and put their daddy's shoes on? Hey, my kids do it.
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    In the past, some of the songs that were the most fun, and the most entertaining and rocking, fell by the wayside because I was concerned with what I was going to say and how I was going to say it.
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    In the third grade a nun stuffed me in a garbage can under her desk because she said that's where I belonged.
    Source: Bruce Springsteen Talking
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    In the third grade, a nun stuffed me in a garbage can under her desk because she said that's where I belonged. I also had the distinction of being the only altar boy knocked down by a priest during mass.
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    It's a fairytale so tragic there's no prince to break the spell. I don't believe in magic, but for you I will
    Source: The Rising (2002) Countin on a Miracle