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Declansk

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About Declansk

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  • Birthday 11/07/1994

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  • Location
    Maryland
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    Male
  • Springsteen fan since?
    Causal fan my whole life. Die hard fan since my first show in 2009.
  • Does Mary's dress wave or sway?
    Sway
  • Interests
    Music, vinyl collecting, writing, traveling.

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  1. Oh my this is heartbreaking. My thoughts and prayers are with Marsha and her family. She will be deeply missed.
  2. Not at all. All based on Nugs releases. I was born in 94’ and didn’t go to my first show until 2009. But I’ve listened to lots of older shows and the US 1988 shows never fail to impress me.
  3. The US leg is the best the band has ever sounded in my opinion, with the Los Angeles show being my favorite. One of the reasons this tour was so good was probably because the set lists didn’t change as much. I love how songs like I’m a Coward were built around the horns. But you’re right, the European leg just pales in comparison. It feels like The BITUSA tour with horns. The only real highlight of the European leg for me was Chimes of Freedom.
  4. I’m sad to hear about this. Bruce made a terrible mistake and if this is true he will face the consequences. I hope this will just be an isolated incident. Thankfully no one was hurt. The facts still seem to be coming out so I don’t think it’s fair to say he has a drinking problem yet. Its really ironic that this got leaked right after the commercial. That being said, I’m surprised how much coverage this is getting. It made the national news and GMA had a few minute long segment both days.
  5. She did indeed! The quilt isn’t made from the shirts itself but they are photocopied on it. My favorite part of it is the fake company names from lyrics like Baltimore Jacks Burgers and Johnstown Company construction.
  6. So I when I was shopping online for Christmas presents last month I came across this blanket and decided to buy it as a Christmas present for my mom. I finally just got it today. I think it’s pretty impressive. Does anyone else have anything like this?
  7. I’d also add Part Man, Part Monkey. I prefer the 88 version from the TOL tour but the studio version is solid.
  8. Despite the overly slick production of the record I absolutely love the album version of the title track. One of Bruce’s finest studio moments.
  9. I agree that Bruce should have made one album instead of two, there was certainly enough good material for a solid single album. Human Touch is easily Bruce’s most dated album in terms of production. Its also way too long. The song writing is without a doubt superior on Lucky Town. I enjoy listening to the 92/93 shows, since most of the songs from HT/LT are better live. Watching clips from these shows is kind of awkward though. Hearing the old classics with the other band is also weird. I think at the time Bruce just wanted to try something different and was burnt out with the E Street
  10. For sure. I find it highly unlikely that a tour will happen next year, but hopefully in 2022. I hope the Letter to You songs get played regularly but at this point his catalogue is so big so who knows. I do think WS will be ignored for the most part.
  11. The Trial of the Chicago 7. Like most Hollywood movies, it’s not entirely accurate but it’s still highly entertaining. It has a great cast and that trademark Sorkin dialogue. I found it to be extremely relevant to our current times despite being set 50 years ago. Probably the best movie I’ve seen this year, but that’s a low bar, considering this year has been pretty deprived for movies. If you have Netflix, it’s certainly worth a watch.
  12. I just listened to the album and I’ll have to say I think this is his best since Magic. It certainly has an “E Street” sound to it. My favorites after a first listen are three songs in the middle, Last Man Standing, The Power of Prayer, and House of a Thousand Guitars. Bruce’s voice sounds great and the mixing is excellent. The only track I don’t like is Rainmaker, which I found to be a plodder. The album gives justice to Janey, Orphans, and Priest. I’m looking forward to hearing these songs live which will be in 2022 at the earliest I assume. I haven’t watched the documentary yet be
  13. The studio version of New York City Serenade. As a whole, I think Bruce’s voice sounded the best in the Born in the USA and Tunnel of Love eras. I can’t think of a vocal performance from 1984-1988 I don’t like. Studio or live.
  14. Picked up on CD at a thrift store. The production is a tad dated in places but a really good album. Not a bad song on it. Lots of strong power ballads. I honestly prefer to most Eagles albums.
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