Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to ADAM RAISED A CAIN by Bruce Springsteen. Please check back for more Bruce Springsteen lyrics.

ADAM RAISED A CAIN Lyrics

Artist: Bruce Springsteen
Album: Live 1975-1985

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

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Bruce Springsteen Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen Live 1975-1985 Lyrics

More Bruce Springsteen Music Lyrics:
Bruce Springsteen - DRIVE ALL NIGHT Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen - Elouise Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen - Erie Canal Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen - Mansion On The Hill Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen - Maria's Bed Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen - MY LOVE WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen - Open All Night Lyrics
Bruce Springsteen - Trouble River Lyrics