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Review: Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars: Songs From The Film”

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who would have thought 35 years ago when my school friends complained that Bruce was an old man, that at 70 he would still be so very easy on the eye ;)

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Nice review.

However, and everyone knows that it's not like me to be in the least bit pedantic :rolleyes:, but:

"rather than touring it as he’s done for the last eighteen."

The only word I can say is "Nebraska"

Sorry for the interruption, I'll crawl  back under my rock now. 

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23 minutes ago, Born To Walk said:

Nice review.

However, and everyone knows that it's not like me to be in the least bit pedantic :rolleyes:, but:

"rather than touring it as he’s done for the last eighteen."

The only word I can say is "Nebraska"

Sorry for the interruption, I'll crawl  back under my rock now. 

I read over that sentence three times and had a feeling something was off. Cheers for the confirmation :lol:

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Really, really good. Subtle differences here and there.

Hitch Hiking, Wayfarer, Sunshine, Wild Horses, Miracle all immediately strike me as better than the album version.

Just a thing of beauty really.

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I planned on playing MSG 1988 at the gym today, but that was scrapped in favour of this the second "Tucson Train" kicked in.

Looking forward to a bit of the competition of Songs From The Film vs LA 1999 vs Archive #48 over the next few days/weeks for my undivided listening attention. 

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1 hour ago, whispered secret said:

Walk away from the iPad Ann! You are not going to listen to any songs until after the film....!

I've got my fingers in my ears and going lalalalalala too :D
I almost clicked on that Rhinestone Cowboy clip but no!  Going to wait!

 

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2 hours ago, whispered secret said:

Walk away from the iPad Ann! You are not going to listen to any songs until after the film....!

I tried honestly but everyone started talking about it and my willpower went out the window :lol:

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It's a great listen.  I think I prefer it to the album.  Although, Bruce's voice sounds much more worn and tired.  No great surprise as there's a long long time between the two records.

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10 minutes ago, Promise61 said:

It's a great listen.  I think I prefer it to the album.  Although, Bruce's voice sounds much more worn and tired.  No great surprise as there's a long long time between the two records.

Good. It'll match the lyrics/sentiments very well.

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I know I bang on about how great Bob The God Clearmountain is, but he's surpassed himself on this.  It's a stunning mix.

And the five strong girl choir really enhance this record.

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49 minutes ago, Eileen said:

Good. It'll match the lyrics/sentiments very well.

Moonlight Motel is gonna break your heart.  His voice !!  Wow.  Lived in, worn, battered and bruised.

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8 minutes ago, Promise61 said:

Moonlight Motel is gonna break your heart.  His voice !!  Wow.  Lived in, worn, battered and bruised.

Oh my word I cant get through it as it is without crying!!

I too am seeing the film on Monday and avoiding listening to the live versions till after then. I have a feeling I may need sunglasses coming out of the cinema as blood red nose and puffy eyes isn't a good look B):ph34r::(

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Just now, red headed woman said:

Oh my word I cant get through it as it is without crying!!

I too am seeing the film on Monday and avoiding listening to the live versions till after then. I have a feeling I may need sunglasses coming out of the cinema as blood red nose and puffy eyes isn't a good look B):ph34r::(

I'm not ashamed to say that this version of MM made me well up.  Totally moved me.

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The CD arrived yesterday amid workmen hammering, machines screeching and dust drifting through the house, but the beauty of the record could not be spoiled.

Love all the subtle differences to the studio recording, especially the horses who have been given back the HHHH.

Somewhere North of Nashville, Stones and Moonlight Motel strike me as especially good.

Now if it only were Monday when I will be able to see the film....!

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8 minutes ago, red headed woman said:

I have a feeling I may need sunglasses coming out of the cinema as blood red nose and puffy eyes isn't a good look B):ph34r::(

Won't it be evening and it will be dark outside?

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25 minutes ago, berlintramp said:

Won't it be evening and it will be dark outside?

Yes but I'm an ugly crier!!

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Stones and MM should replace the usual BD/Tougher duet from now on.

Same two people, different era. Amazing. 

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