Tagged: Bruce Springsteen

A Dustland Fairytale

“A Dustland Fairytale” by The Killers

“A Dustland Fairytale” relies very heavily on metaphors. Moreover it is based on Brandon Flowers’ personal life. More specifically it centers on two characters, “Cinderella” and “some kind of slick American prince”, who are supposed...

"Rainmaker" by Bruce Springsteen

“Rainmaker” by Bruce Springsteen

The term rainmaker is somewhat ubiquitous in early-21st century pop media, meaning different things to different people. And on this track, the Boss uses it as an appellation for someone who is basically a false prophet. This person comes...