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SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT Bruce Springsteen In the summer that I was baptized My father held me to his side As they put me to the water He said how on that day I cried We were prisoners of love, a love in chains He was standin' in the door, I was standin' in the rain With the same hot blood burning in our veins Adam raised a Cain All of the old faces Ask you why you're back They fit you with position And the keys to your daddy's Cadillac In the darkness of your room Your mother calls you by your true name You remember the faces, the places, the names You know it's never over, it's relentless as the rain Adam raised a Cain In the Bible Cain slew Abel And east of Eden he was cast You're born into this life paying For the sins of somebody else's past Daddy worked his whole life for nothing but the pain Now he walks these empty rooms looking for something to blame You inherit the sins, you inherit the flames Adam raised a Cain Lost but not forgotten From the dark heart of a dream Adam raised a Cain

    


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