The Wayfarer

Album: Western Stars (2019)
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Songfacts®:

  • Here, Bruce Springsteen sings about a restless soul "slippin' from town to town." While people are asleep in their beds, his "wheels are hissin' up the highway, spinning 'round and 'round."

    "This is my 19th album and I'm still writing about cars," Springsteen quips during Western Stars, a concert film accompaniment to the album. "Cars have been a powerful metaphor for me. Forty years ago, they represented freedom"

    "Today, not so much," he added. "A metaphor for movement at best. But are we moving forward? A lot of the time we're just moving."

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