What do the lyrics Revved up like a deuce mean?
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band’s recording of the song changes the lyrics. The most prominent change is in the chorus, where Springsteen’s “cut loose like a deuce” is replaced with “revved up like a deuce.” The lyric is a reference to the 1932 V8-powered Ford automobile, which enthusiasts dubbed the “deuce coupe”.
Who sang blinded by the light originally?
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
Blinded by the Light/Artists
When did the song blinded by the light come out?
Blinded by the Light/Released
What 80’s song sounds like blinding lights?
Charlie: “Blinding Lights” connection to the ’80s comes from the “Maniac” beat and its “Take On Me” synthesizers. It is comforting nostalgia — like when he mined an ’80s pop sound on 2015’s “Can’t Feel My Face.”
Is blinded by the light a true story?
It was inspired by the life of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor and his love of the works of Bruce Springsteen. Set in the town of Luton in 1987 Thatcherite Britain, the film tells the coming-of-age story of Javed, a British-Pakistani Muslim teenager whose life is changed after he discovers the music of Springsteen.
What was the song Blinded by the light about?
The calliope crashed to the ground. The calliope crashed to the ground. Oh, she was blinded by the light. Wrapped up like a deuce. Another runner in the night. Blinded by the light. Wrapped up
Why was the song Blinded by the light called a douche?
The “deuce”/”douche” confusion stems from technical problems (which can be confirmed by comparing to live recordings). I don’t think Springsteen liked our Blinded By The Light, ‘cos we sang ‘wrapped up like a douche’, and it wasn’t written like that and I screwed it up completely.
What’s the meaning of the line revved up like a deuce?
The line “revved up like a deuce” is commonly misheard as “wrapped up like a douche”. Bruce Springsteen has joked about it, saying “‘Deuce’ was like a Little Deuce Coupe, as in a 2-seater Hot Rod. ‘Douche’ is a feminine hygienic procedure. But what can I say, the public spoke.”
Why did Bruce Springsteen change the chorus to wrapped up like a deuce?
The most prominent change is in the chorus, where Springsteen’s “cut loose like a deuce”, possibly referencing a curve ball which runners on base often are signed to steal a base upon (Springsteen was an infielder ), is replaced with “wrapped up like a deuce” (often misquoted as “revved up like a deuce”, which would actually make more sense).