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Tunnel of Love (album)

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

Tunnel of Love is the eighth by , released on October 9, 1987. Springsteen's future wife, provided backing vocals. In The Village Voice 's annual critics poll, Tunnel of Love finished second in the voting for the year's best album. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, via Google Books limited preview. .

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Bruce Springsteen

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

Although members of the occasionally performed on the album, Springsteen recorded most of the parts himself, often with and. The battleground has moved from the streets to the sheets, but the battle hasn't changed significantly. Between the that supported the initial release of the album through July 2005, the song received 71 live performances in concert. The song was later released on the compilation album. It was released as the second single from the album, reaching number nine on the chart. The music of the song echoes the lyrics.

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Bruce Springsteen

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

His first marriage, to the actress , fell apart; he also decided to part ways with the E Street Band. Writing for America Magazine, Catholic priest and sociologist argued that this album exemplifies the American Catholic imagination. Select albums in the Format field. The aggregation of critics' lists at acclaimedmusic. The song has also been listed as the 20 Best Rock and Roll single of all time by in 1992 and as one of the 7500 most important songs from 1944 through 2000 by. While was filled with songs of economic desperation, however, , as its title suggested, was an album of romantic exploration.

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Tunnel of Love

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

The followup to the mega-platinum Born in the U. The 1988 Springsteen and E Street Band tour would showcase the album's songs, sometimes in arrangements courtesy of. While the album's liner notes list the E Street Band members under that name, , Springsteen's public relations firm, does not count it as an E Street Band album and 2002's was advertised as his first studio album with the E Street Band since. The video narrative reflects the fun house described in the song. On this song, Springsteen played several instruments and is backed by on synthesizers, on lead guitar and on drums.

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Tunnel of Love (album)

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

Select Platinum in the Certification field. The songs are about men and women who flirt, have sex, fall in love, get married, get bored, have sex with other people, and wind up stuck in the middle of that dark night from the second disc of. Springsteen had spent the previous years touring and basking in the adoration of fans worldwide, only to come home to face his own identity crisis. If had been born in Freehold and cut his artistic teeth at , he would've made this record in place of. The song uses a fairground funhouse ride as a metaphor for marriage. Just as he had followed his 1980 commercial breakthrough with the challenging , followed the most popular album of his career, , with another low-key, anguished effort,.

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Tunnel of Love (album)

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

There is none of the furious rock 'n' roll punch of his most popular work. It received renewed attention on the 2007—2008 as a showcase for 's singing and 's guitar work. The relationship described in the song has three principals - the singer, his wife, and all the things they are scared of. The music is complex and has half of the E Street Band playing on the song. The dark clouds surrounding this album alongside Springsteen's unflinching and honest insights make this one of his most underrated and rewarding albums. Tramps Like Us: Music and Meaning Among Springsteen Fans. Effects on the song include the sounds of a family riding a in.

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Bruce Springsteen

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

The videos were shot on location in New Jersey, including. In 1998, readers voted Tunnel of Love the 91st greatest album of all time. Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959—2002 1st ed. The characters in the song laugh when they see each other in the funhouse mirrors, but it is not clear if they are laughing out of humor, or laughing at each other in derision. Christgau, the poll's creator, named it the third best album of the year in his own list.

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‎Tunnel of Love by Bruce Springsteen on Apple Music

tunnel of love bruce springsteen

Fat man sitting on a little stool Takes the money from my hand while his eyes take a walk all over you Hands me the ticket smiles and whispers good luck Cuddle up angel cuddle up my little dove We'll ride down baby into this tunnel of love I can feel the soft silk of your blouse And them soft thrills in our little fun house Then the lights go out and it's just the three of us You me and all that stuff we're so scared of Gotta ride down baby into this tunnel of love There's a crazy mirror showing us both in 5-D I'm laughing at you you're laughing at me There's a room of shadows that gets so dark brother It's easy for two people to lose each other in this tunnel of love it ought to be easy ought to be simple enough Man meets woman and they fall in love But the house is haunted and the ride gets rough And you've got to learn to live with what you can't rise above if you want to ride on down in through this tunnel of love. It was also ranked as the 10 single of 1987 by the and the Single of the Year in 1987 by. The video of the title track was nominated for five , including Video of the Year and, paradoxically, Best Editing. Although that version remains unreleased, it would be re-recorded during future album sessions and eventually released. Amusement park tunnel of love memorabilia was provided by the to be used on the record sleeve of the Tunnel of Love single.

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