How you can pen such a profound and meaningful song in your early 20s, as Bruce Springsteen does here?
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The imagery in Bruce Springsteen’s epic “Lost in the Flood” remains stark, powerful, intense, confronting and raw.
They were as ubiquitous, at one point, as songs about girls.
“Rosalita” was the song that just had to be played before all important events.
Call this one the American Dream … and the American Detour.
Gimme Five: Bruce Springsteen’s spiritual songs, including ‘My City of Ruins,’ ‘The Promised Land,’ ‘We Are Alive,’ others
On the search for salvation, both in this world and the next.
Gimme Five: Bruce Springsteen road songs, including ‘Thunder Road,’ ‘Racing in the Street,’ ‘Born to Run,’ others
He uses these metaphors as a foundation for deeply revealing character studies.
It’s not often that I think of Bruce Springsteen songs in the same context as the Viet Nam era and the American culture of that time, but “All I’m Thinkin’ About” has always reminded me of Canned Heat’s “Heading Up The Country.”
Over time, I realized I’d missed the true heart of this song.
When I began to revisit Devils & Dust, I was brought back to the evening of the first listening session.