The very first single off of Springsteen’s seminal album Born In The U.S.A., this track to be written two years after most of the various other songs ~ above the album.Producer Jon Landau… read More 

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I get up in the eveningAnd ns ain't got nothing to sayI come house in the morningI walk to bed feeling the same wayI ain't nothing however tiredMan, I'm just tired and bored through myselfHey there baby, I might use simply a tiny helpYou can't start a fireYou can't begin a fire there is no a sparkThis gun's for hireEven if we're just dancing in the darkMessage keeps acquiring clearerRadio's on and also I'm relocating 'round the placeI inspect my watch in the mirrorI wanna readjust my clothes, mine hair, mine faceMan, ns ain't acquiring nowhereI'm just living in a dump favor thisThere's something happening somewhereBaby, I simply know the there isYou can't begin a fireYou can't start a fire there is no a sparkThis gun's because that hireEven if we're simply dancing in the dark
You sit about getting olderThere's a joke here somewhere and it's ~ above meI'll shower this people off mine shouldersCome on, baby, the laugh's ~ above meStay on the roadways of this townAnd they'll be carving you up every rightThey speak you gotta remain hungryHey, baby, I'm just around starving tonightI'm dice for some actionI'm sick of sit 'round here trying to create this bookI require a love reactionCome top top now, baby, gimme simply one lookYou can't start a fireSitting 'round crying end a damaged heartThis gun's for hireEven if we're just dancing in the darkYou can't begin a fireWorrying about your little world fall apartThis gun's for hireEven if we're just dancing in the dark
Even if we're simply dancing in the darkEven if we're simply dancing in the darkEven if we're simply dancing in the darkHey, baby
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The very first single turn off of Springsteen’s seminal album Born In The U.S.A.

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, this track to be written 2 years after many of the other songs on the album.

Producer Jon Landau believed the new album lacked a guaranteed hit and also pushed Springsteen to draft one much more song. The two men acquired into a quick altercation, after which Bruce created “Dancing in the Dark” about his ‘difficulty writing a hit single and his frustration trying to create songs that will please people’.

Its music video contains an early appearance through actress Courtney Cox. It likewise helped present Springsteen come a younger audience, setting the stage for a seven-single run of height 10 hits from the album.

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“Dancing In The Dark” came to be Springsteen’s highest charting single the ceo has ever had, spending 4 weeks in the #2 position of the Billboard hot 100 in the summer of 1984, hosted from the peak spot through Duran Duran “The Reflex” and also Prince “When Doves Cry”. It also spent six weeks at #1 ~ above the Mainstream rock chart.