Streets of Philadelphia Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen

album: Track 1 in album Streets of Philadelphia
release date: 1994-2-15
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genres: Electronic Rock Stage & Screen
styles: Folk Rock/Theme/Pop Rock/Synth-pop
length: 3:52
producer: Bruce Springsteen and Chuck Plotkin
vocal: Bruce Springsteen
mixer: Bob Clearmountain
composer: Bruce Springsteen
lyricist: Bruce Springsteen

Cover Art

Bruce Springsteen Streets of Philadelphia cover art
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I was bruised and battered, I couldn't tell what I felt.
I was unrecognizable to myself.
Saw my reflection in a window and didn't know my own face.
Oh brother are you gonna leave me wastin' away
On the streets of Philadelphia.

I walked the avenue, 'til my legs felt like stone,
I heard the voices of friends, vanished and gone,
At night I could hear the blood in my veins,
It was just as black and whispering as the rain,
On the streets of Philadelphia.

Ain't no angel gonna greet me.
It's just you and I my friend.
And my clothes don't fit me no more,
A thousand miles
Just to slip this skin.

Night has fallen, I'm lyin' awake,
I can feel myself fading away,
So receive me brother with your faithless kiss,
Or will we leave each other alone like this
On the streets of Philadelphia.

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Streets of Philadelphia
  • 2 If I Should Fall Behind
  • 3 Growin’ Up
  • 4 Light of Day