Song of the Day #1,814: ‘The Hitter’ – Bruce Springsteen

devils_and_dustEvery song on Bruce Springsteen’s Devils & Dust lands like a shot to the gut by the protagonist of today’s Song of the Day.

The record is full of mournful tales of hard-luck characters beaten down by life but still struggling for some hint of redemption or, in the case of today’s protagonist, rest.

This album is more like a collection of short stories than a studio recording.

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