— The Wreckers
I have the best friends…..
I’ve given this decision a lot of thought. My first Springsteen original post is inevitably going to be an important one for me. For those of you who don’t follow my personal blog, you may not know just how key of a role the Boss has in ma life. I think it’s a story that music lovers have heard many times — Bruce Springsteen sings me, he sings what my family and I have never put into words. When my grandfather tells me stories about shift work at the factory, the particularly poignant ones all sound like the best Bruce Springsteen songs. It’s insane how important this man’s music is in my life (as it is in the lives of many, many others). As a die-hard fan, in my song selection, I think I’ve made a bold choice. Streets of Philadelphia was the very first Springsteen song I ever heard. I was two years old when it came out and I guess Mom hadn’t gotten tired of the track by the time I was talking. And, you know what? I haven’t tired of it yet myself. I dream of being a writer, but I don’t think the power of this song can properly be put into words. Just give it a listen.
The video also offers a rare, rare treat; his vocals aren’t pre-recorded, but actually coincide with what we watch, like we’re actually walking alongside him. Enjoy.
Bruce Springsteen - Streets of Philadelphia
Still in love
I sound like a crazy person, but I’m kind of freaking out about how important Springsteen is to me right now. I don’t think I understood the emotional weight he carries with me until today. I’m just getting into this song.