The origins of the song are based in a lost and resumed friendship between Bruce Springsteen and Wrestler lead actor Mickey Rourke; Rourke told Springsteen about his comeback film and asked if Springsteen could write a song for it. Springsteen subsequently did, played it for Rourke and director Darren Aronofsky before a concert. When they liked it, Springsteen gave them the song for no fee.
It made its debut n August 2008 at the 65th Venice International Film Festival debut… read more
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