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"Girls in Their Summer Clothes" best rock song

Published 2009-02-10

Even though it was released din 2007, "Girls in Their Summer Clothes" was the best rock song in 2008. At least according to the Grammy Awards committee, who gave Bruce the honor at Sunday night's awards show. Bruce himself wasn't present, but was probably pleased to see his pop serenade get a rock award.

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Bruce camp addresses Ticketmaster chaos

Published 2009-02-04

After the chaotic ticket sale two days ago for the North American leg of the tour, fans have been raging about Ticketmaster's practice of forwarding customers to their so-called ticket marketplace TicketsNow where sold-out tickets can be bought for multiple times as much as face value, practically seconds after they went on sale in the first place. And now it appears that the mess hasn ... Read more

Bruce rocked the Super Bowl

Published 2009-02-02

In 12 minutes and 39 seconds Bruce blew away billions of viewers as he and the band raced through their Super Bowl halftime set. The set consisted of "Tenth Avenue", "Born to Run", "Working on a Dream" and "Glory Days", some of which were slightly abbreviated. Still, Bruce managed to fit in a good number of his stage tricks, everything from the knee slide ... Read more

Is "Outlaw Pete" a Kiss song?

Published 2009-01-31

As a lot of you probably already read, there's been a lot of talk about Bruce "stealing" the melody of "Outlaw Pete" from the Kiss song "I Was Made For Lovin' You". There's no doubt the two tunes are somewhat similar in their chord progressions, but whether it would hold up in a court, is very hard to tell. As far as I know (and I could be wrong), it's not only a m ... Read more

Bruce calls Wal-Mart release a mistake

Published 2009-01-30

In an interview in the New York Times Bruce for the first time comments on the Wal-Mart exclusive Greatest Hits release that has fans left fans wondering what was up with his principles regarding unions and workers' rigths. Bruce doesn't make excuses, but downright admits it was a mistake: "Given its labor history, it was something that if we’d thought about it a little longer, we&rs ... Read more

Tour officially announced as album hits the shelves

Published 2009-01-27

A big day in Bruce world: the tour was officially announced with loads of North American and a few more European shows added to the list we already knew. The tour will start on April 1 in San Jose and end, for now, in Santiago, Spain, on August 2. It covers the usual areas: the North East of the United States is well covered whereas the South and West will have to do with a few selected shows. ... Read more

US dates going public

Published 2009-01-24

Two shows in Boston on April 21 and 22 have been announced by Boston radio station WZLX. According to this information they will take place at TD Banknorth Garden. No word on ticket sale, so the question is how official this is. Also rumor has it that Dallas will see a show on April 14.

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Landau speaks... Darkness package lives!

Published 2009-01-23

In a rare interview with Billboard, Jon Landau just made what must be the closest thing to an official confirmation of the much talked about Darkness anniversary set. The set has been rumored for a couple of years, but has disappeared from the radar screens in the last six months. Until today that is. Jon Landau specifically confirmed that the set is "near completion" and tha ... Read more

More shows being added

Published 2009-01-22

The European summer tour is rapidly expanding. 14 shows have been officially announced and more are just about to. We have updated the tour section to include the Working on a Dream Tour. There you can follow the development. Among other things, Bruce's first Europan festival date is now a fact ... Read more

Scandinavian tour dates are official

Published 2009-01-20

At 10 a.m. today dates for shows in four Scandinavian countries were announced. Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark each get one or two shows starting on June 2. The dates are as follows:

June 2: Tampere, Finland
June 4: Stockhom, Sweden
June 5: Stockhom, Sweden
June 9: Bergen, Norway
June 10: Bergen, Norway
July 8th: Herning, Denmark

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GERNER TEIL NIELSEN commenting on this: https://www.youtube.com/results?q=gerner+teil+nielsen+bruce+springsteen+east+berlin+1988

I went to my first Springsteen concert in Copenhagen just after his concert in East Berlin. DDR-TV sent later from East Berlin concert I recorded on videotape and later put onto Youtube.
Katie Charles commenting on this: Sounds like it was a great concert ! Sorry to to have missed it.
Thank goodness all of Bruce's concerts are an amazing experience. Rock on Burce !!!
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.