There Goes My Miracle

Album: Western Stars (2019)
  • Singing in a higher register than usual, "There Goes My Miracle" finds Bruce Springsteen lamenting a love that slipped away.

    Heartache, heartbreak
    Love gives, love takes
    The book of love holds its rules
    Disobeyed by fools


    Springsteen blames himself for the breakup. He acknowledges that he disobeyed the rules of the Book Of Love; now he finds himself heartbroken.
  • Springsteen stated that the Western Stars album was influenced by mid-20th century "Southern California pop music." Ron Aniello's production for this song harkens back to the girl group era of the early 1960s and features a Wall of Sound-style arrangement. And are Springsteen's high tenor vocals a tribute to the late Roy Orbison?

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