GOTTA GET THAT FEELING

Official studio version


Yeah girl, now won't you come on out tonight
Yeah girl, where the stars are shining bright
Gotta get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Yeah we gotta get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Whoa-oh back again
Yeah back again

Tonight, you know there's something in the air
Tonight, we ain't got money but we don't care
Just gotta get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Yeah I wanna get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Before the night is through
I want you to get that feeling too

Hold me in your arms, the night will take care of us
Come the rain or the storm love will be be there with us
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
(Sha la la la)
(Sha la la la)
(Sha la la la)
(Sha la la la)
(Sha la la la)
(Sha la la la)
(Sha la la la)
(Sha la la la)

Tonight, you know there's something in the air
Tonight, we ain't got money but we don't care
We just gotta get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Yeah we gotta get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Whoa-oh back again
Yeah back again
Gotta get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Now I wanna get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Gotta get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
Now I wanna get that feeling (gotta get that feeling)
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo)
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo)
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo)
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo) yeah yeah yeah
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo)
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo)
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo) come on darling
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo)
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo) whoa whoa yeah
[fades out]


Info

GOTTA GET THAT FEELING is a song written by Bruce Springsteen and released on his 2010 album The Promise. The above lyrics are for that officially released studio version of GOTTA GET THAT FEELING as released on The Promise.

The Promise

The Promise is a Bruce Springsteen album that was released on 16 Nov 2010 as part of The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story box set, and separately as a 2-CD set. The album was also issued on a limited edition 3-LP set pressed on 180-gram vinyl.

Bruce Springsteen -- The Promise (album cover art)
Bruce Springsteen -- The Promise (album cover art)

The Promise is a collection of 22 previously-unreleased songs from the Darkness On The Edge Of Town recording sessions. Depending on their level of completion back in 1977-1978, some were only remastered, some were overdubbed with 2010 vocals or music, and some were completely re-recorded in 2010. The album was mixed by Bob Clearmountain.

Disc 1 (2-CD format):

  1. RACING IN THE STREET ('78)
  2. GOTTA GET THAT FEELING
  3. OUTSIDE LOOKING IN
  4. SOMEDAY (WE'LL BE TOGETHER)
  5. ONE WAY STREET
  6. BECAUSE THE NIGHT
  7. WRONG SIDE OF THE STREET
  8. THE BROKENHEARTED
  9. RENDEZVOUS
  10. CANDY'S BOY

Disc 2 (2-CD format):

  1. SAVE MY LOVE
  2. AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU
  3. FIRE
  4. SPANISH EYES
  5. IT'S A SHAME
  6. COME ON (LET'S GO TONIGHT)
  7. TALK TO ME
  8. THE LITTLE THINGS (MY BABY DOES)
  9. BREAKAWAY
  10. THE PROMISE
  11. CITY OF NIGHT - THE WAY

Notes:

Other Official Releases

Other versions of GOTTA GET THAT FEELING were also officially released:

Bruce Springsteen -- The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town (2011 release, DVD cover art)
The live 07 Dec 2010 version of GOTTA GET THAT FEELING was released on The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town home video in 2011.

Circulating Studio Versions

Prior to the release of The Promise in 2010, two studio takes of GOTTA GET THAT FEELING had been circulating on bootlegs. One was recoded in August 1977 (probably the 12th) at Atlantic Studios in New York City, and another was recoded in September or October 1977 at The Record Plant in New York City. See unofficial studio version #1 and unofficial studio version #2 for more details. Bootleggers have used the title GET THAT FEELING for this song.

Live History

GOTTA GET THAT FEELING was performed off-tour on 07 Dec 2010 at Carousel House in Asbury Park, NJ, during the taping of the "Songs From The Promise" webcast. The song was played twice, in a full-band arrangement featuring a full horn section. This live 07 Dec 2010 version of GOTTA GET THAT FEELING was released on The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town home video in 2011. See the live 07 Dec 2010 version for more details.

Between 2002 and 2011, Bruce Springsteen played private benefit shows for schools and colleges that his kids attended — Rumson Country Day School of Rumson, NJ, and Ranney School of Tinton Falls, NJ, and Boston College of Chestnut Hill, MA. GOTTA GET THAT FEELING was performed at one of these fundraisers, on 29 Jan 2011 in Asbury Park, NJ, backed by Bobby Bandiera and his band.

  1. 29 Jan 2011 at The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ (during a private fundraiser for Ranney School)

Covers

As far as it's known, no artist has recorded and released Bruce Springsteen's GOTTA GET THAT FEELING.

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Available Versions

List of available versions of GOTTA GET THAT FEELING on this website:

GOTTA GET THAT FEELING [Official studio version]
GOTTA GET THAT FEELING [Unofficial studio version #1]
GOTTA GET THAT FEELING [Unofficial studio version #2]
GOTTA GET THAT FEELING [Live 07 Dec 2010 version]

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