Devils & Dust

Album: Devils & Dust (2005)
Charted: 72


  • This song is about a soldier in a war who had previously fought in Iraq. It utilizes imagery from the old American wild west.
  • Springsteen wrote this a few years before he recorded it. He played it in soundchecks during the 2003 Rising tour.
  • This won Springsteen a Grammy for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above

Comments: 2

  • Joe from St. Marys, PaA deeply moving song that could be about a soldier in war, someone dealing with an addiction, or any anymore with a war raging inside of them. "What if what you do to survive
    Kills the things you love". This says it all. People dealing with their demons with consequences they cannot control.
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaI loved when he sung it at the grammys
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