It seems there will be a single from Tracks, at least in Europe. The A-side will be "Sad
Eyes". No B-side has been announced yet, but we can only hope that it will be "The Fever"
as Bruce himself indicated in the interview he did on the Charlie Rose show in November.
The single will probably be released in the beginning of 1999. No date has been set yet. If
you can't wait that long you can ord ... Read more
Unlike what we wrote on this spot yesterday, Bruce did not go home to the States in anger.
There was indeed a problem in Holland, but continued his European tour as scheduled by
flying to Spain where today he gave an interview in which he said he would play in Spain
before the summer... ... Read more
For those of you who didn't hear it yet, Bruce won his legal battle against a record company
who thought they owned the rights to some of Bruce's early songs. They didn't. Read about
it on SonicNet. ... Read more
Bruce played the following songs at the Amnesty International concert last night in Paris:
The Ghost of Tom Joad
Born in the USA
Working on the Highway
(courtesy Julien Denoulet) The doors of Bercy opened at 5:30 p.m. We arrived in the
arena to see the end of the soundcheck. As soon as I'd found my seat, guess who's coming
on stage? Yep, Bruce himself! He said hello to ever ... Read more
Bruce's tour plans had hardly been revealed before rumors of where and when had
started to circulate. One of the more curious ones is that he will perform at the
Midtfyn Festival in Denmark in July. This would be his first festival appearance
probably since the Steel Mill days. Let's hope Bruce is not considering changing his
principle of not playing those types of events. ... Read more
(Courtesy of Dominique) Bruce gave a 15 minutes interview on French show Nulle
Part Ailleurs on channel Canal+. He spoke mainly about Tracks and his younger
days. After a short break, he played a live and bluesy acoustic version of "Born In
The USA", on the 12 strings guitar and a glass bottleneck. Bruce should arrive on
stage at the Amnesty concert around 2300 CET on Thursday. No word about w ... Read more
Greasy Lake was featured last night on ZDTV's Internet show "Internet Tonight". It will be repeated
today. Check out your local TV schedule. Also see what they wrote about us on their site. Don't miss it! ... Read more
Jon Landau Management released the following statement today:
Bruce Springsteen Planning Worldwide Tour with The E Street Band to Begin Summer
1999 Jon Landau Management has confirmed that Bruce Springsteen intends to begin a
worldwide tour with The E Street Band in the summer of 1999.The concerts will mark the
first time since 1988-89's "Human Rights Now! Amnesty International Tour" that
S ... Read more
The online music magazine Wall of Sound is passing on rumors of an E Street Band tour
kicking off in Europe in April, or Scandinavia to be more specific. If this is indeed true - and
with all the indications we're getting from everywhere, we are inclined to believe so - an
announcement is expected before Christmas. Perhaps even next week during Bruce's press
tour to Europe. ... Read more
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Mike commenting on this: A musician, as an artist, is no more obligated to put out music deemed appropriate by the masses then is a painter required to cover a canvass with themes imposed on him or her. Springsteen's choice to release an album of material he either created earlier or covering another songwriters material simply expands his musical horizons for himself and those fans who truly enjoy his music. If you have been a fan for as long as I have, starting with 1973's The Wild....etc, then you come to expect different textures and approaches to what he releases. Sit back and enjoy, take in a show, compile a playlist and enjoy the songs Bruce puts forth, there are after-all hundreds to choose from.
jbcarr commenting on this: The "Chimes of Freedom" moment in that concert is still moving to watch.
C Boersma commenting on this: I am curios of the book and the importance of the show for the east back then....