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Roulette


by Bruce Springsteen. Buy album CD: Tracks


We left the toys out in the yard
I took my wife and kids and left my home unguarded
We packed what we could into the car
No one here knows how it started
But suddenly everything was just so out of control
Now I want some answers, mister, I need to know
I hear all the talk but I don't know what you're sayin'
But I think I got a good idea of the game that you're playin'

Roulette, that's the name now
Roulette, that's the game now
Roulette, I don't believe what they're sayin'
Roulette, and everybody's playin'

I grew up here on this street where nothin' moves, just a strange breeze
In a town full of worthless memories there's a shadow in my backyard
I've got a house full of things that I can't touch
Well all those things they won't do me much good now
I was a fireman out at Riker's, I did my job
Mister, I've been cheated, I feel like I've been robbed
I'm the big expendable, my life's just canceled, null and void
But what are you gonna do about your new boy

Roulette, you're playin' with my life
Roulette, with my kids and my wife
Roulette, every day the stakes get bigger
Roulette, a different finger on the trigger

Down by the river that talks the night speaks in searchlights
And shortwave radio squawk, the police patrol the streets
But I've left behind the man I used to be, everything he believed in and all that belonged to me
I tried to find my way out to somewhere where I thought it'd be safe
They stopped me at the roadblock they put up on the interstate
They put me in detention but I broke loose and then I ran
They said they want to ask me a few questions but I think they had other plans
Now I don't know who to trust and I don't know what I can believe
They say they want to help me but with the stuff they keep on sayin'
I think those guys just wanna keep on playin'

Roulette, with my life
Roulette, with my kids and my wife
Roulette, the bullet's in the chamber
Roulette, who's the unlucky stranger
Roulette, surprise, you're dead
Roulette, the gun's to your head
Roulette, the bullet's spinning in the chamber
Roulette, pull the trigger, feel the click
No further danger



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Album: Tracks (1998) Lyrics
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  1. A good man is hard to find
  2. Back in your arms again
  3. Be true
  4. Bishop dance
  5. BORN IN THE U.S.A.
  6. Bring on the night
  7. Brothers under the bridges
  8. Car wash
  9. Cynthia
  10. Does this bus stop at 82nd street?
  11. Dollhouse
  12. Don't look back
  13. Frankie
  14. Gave it a name
  15. Give the girl a kiss
  16. Goin'cali
  17. Growin' up
  18. Happy
  19. Hearts of stone
  20. The iceman
  21. It's hard to be a saint in the city
  22. I wanna be with you
  23. Janey, don't you lose heart
  24. Johnny bye bye
  25. Leavin' train
  26. Linda let me be the one
  27. Lion's den
  28. Living on the edge of the world
  29. Loose change
  30. Loose ends
  31. Lucky man
  32. Man at the top
  33. Mary lou
  34. Mary queen of arkansas
  35. My loverman
  36. My love will not let you down
  37. Over the rise
  38. Part man, part monkey
  39. Pink cadillac
  40. Rendezvous
  41. Ricky wants a man of her own
  42. Rockaway the days
  43. Roulette
  44. Sad eyes
  45. Santa ana
  46. Seaside bar song
  47. Seven angels
  48. Shut out the light
  49. So young and in love
  50. Stand on it
  51. Stolen car
  52. Take em as they come
  53. The honeymooners
  54. The wish
  55. This hard land
  56. Thundercrack
  57. Trouble in paradise
  58. Tv movie
  59. Two for the road
  60. Wages of sin
  61. When the lights go out
  62. When you need me
  63. Where the bands are
  64. Zero and blind terry

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