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Written by Alabama 3 from their 1997 album Exile on Coldharbour Lane. The song is best known as the opening theme music for the HBO drama series The Sopranos (which used Woke Up This Morning (Chosen One Mix) that has lyrics in the first person instead of the second).

Alabama 3 frontman Larry Love wrote the song after hearing about a case where Sara Thornton stabbed her husband after 20 years of abuse, mistreatment and neglect. The song is co-written… read more


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  • Avatar for okcesar
    Soundtrack envolvente. Perfecto para darle contexto al universo de Sopranos.
  • Avatar for Zephirx
    Sopranos <3
  • Avatar for KingNoCrown
    Funny. I originally thought this song was abut suicide, but it's actually about a wife killing her abusive husband.
  • Avatar for KingNoCrown
    So atmospheric. The lyrics are so upfront, profound. Absolutely dig this tune.
  • Avatar for TheBlueTraveler
    Awesome badass song. The Sopranos were the best TV series period.
  • Avatar for Breaking666
    I always remind the sopranos, RIP James Gandolfini
  • Avatar for bjunt4prez
    Interesting sound
  • Avatar for Andurp
    And all of a sudden, I'm overcome by a feelin' of....brief mortality.
  • Avatar for carsickgirl
    Mama always said you'd be the chosen one [3]
  • Avatar for andreyGFBPA
    Today this song made me sad. RIP Mr Gandolfini. [2] :/

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