BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Because the Night
Patti Smith’s version of this always creeped the s’mores Pop-Tarts out of me as a child. In some warped way, I equated it to Alannah Myles’ “Black Velvet”* and various Stevie Nicks solo songs and that was very not good.
Anyway, this, this rules.
* I just watched the video for this and what the hell is that guitarist doing? His hair is cut like a knight-in-training and it appears to be a look that’s working because by the end of it, Alannah is definitely signing “if you please” into his crotch. Take note, fellas.39 plays