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Bruce Springsteen: Devil's Arcade Meaning


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Remember the morning we dug up your gun
The worms in the barrel, the hangin' sun
Those first nervous evenings of perfume and gin
The lost smell on your breath as I helped you get it in
The rush of your lips, the feel of your name
The beat of your...


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    Nov 24th, 11:53pm report

    The first word of the song is the key: Remember.
    The song is a stream of thoughts of a Soldier,his love,and maybe his brother in arms, have flashing scenes of memories from before, during,and after the soldier was deployed. It's an evil game, a devils arcade,played by people in power, with the lives of people they'll never know, and don't care about! Bruce wonderfully evokes a dreamy,spooky,aura of love and horror from war.
    One of His many great songs with multiple, or ambiguous interpretations!

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