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Street of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen


"Streets of Philadelphia" is a song written and performed by American rock musician Bruce Springsteen. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

Street of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen

Level

Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song:
    Street of Philadelphia

  • Album:
    Philadelphia
  • Date of release:
    February 2, 1994
  • Genre:
    Pop rock, soft rock
  • Length of the song:
    3 minutes and 15 seconds.
  • Writer:
    Bruce Springsteen,
  • Produced by:
    Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Plotkin, Tommy Sims

Interesting information about the song

The song was written and performed by American rock musician Bruce Springsteen for the film Philadelphia (1993), an early mainstream film dealing with HIV/AIDS. Released in 1994, the song was a hit in many countries.

The video

The Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many interesting language points:

Eexpressions that may be useful to students:

  • I was bruised and battered
    And I couldn't tell what I felt
    I was unrecognizable to myself
    Saw my reflection in a window
    I didn't know my own face

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here