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Bruce Springsteen – Chimes Of Freedom - At Stockholm, Sweden lyrics

Well, far between sundown's finish and midnight's broken toll
We ducked inside the doorway, thunder crashing
As majestic bells of bolts struck shadows in the sound
Seeming to be the chimes of freedom crashing

Yeah, flashing for the warriors whose strength is not to fight
Flashing for the refugees on their unarmed road of flight
And for each and every underdog soldier in the night
We gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing

Well, in the city's melted furnace, unexpectedly we watched
With faces hidden here while the walls were tightening
As the echo of the wedding bells before the blowing rain
Dissolved into the wild bales of lightning

Yeah, tolling for the rebel, yeah, tolling for the rake
Tolling for the luckless, the abandoned and forsaken
Yeah tolling for the outcast, burning constantly at stake
And we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing

Alright now

And then through a cloud like curtain in a far off corner flashed
As the hypnotic splattered mist was slowly lifting
Well, electric light still struck like arrows
Fired but for the ones condemned to drift or else be kept from drifting

Well, tolling for the searching ones, on their speechless seeking trail
For the lonesome-hearted lovers with too personal a tale
And for each un-harmful gentle soul misplaced inside a jail
And we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing

Well, starry-eyed and laughing, I recall when we were caught
Trapped by no track of hours for they hanged suspended
As we listened one last time and we watched with one last look
Spellbound and swallowed as the tolling ended

Yeah, tolling for the aching ones whose wounds
Cannot be nursed for the countless confused
Accused, misused, strung out ones and worse
And for every hung-up person in the whole wide universe
And we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing

Alright, now, whoa, whoa, whoa
Well, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
Well, whoa, whoa, whoa
Well, whoa, whoa, whoa

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