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100 Greatest Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

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"Lonesome Day"


"Lonesome Day"
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The Rising, 2002

With this driving E Street showcase, Springsteen found a way to combine his more personal Nineties songwriting with a broader outlook (and to replace his overused synths with violin). "The first verse, it feels like it's a guy who's talking to his girl," he said. "The second verse . . . I switched out of this personal thing to this sort of overall emotional mood and the feelings that were in the air in the States. But . . . one thing works with the other."


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