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Bruce Springsteen admits the ’90s were his “lost period.” “I didn’t do a lot of work. Some people would say I didn’t do my best work,” he told Rolling Stone in 2009. And it’s true. That decade occupies a strange space in Springsteen’s career. He had broken up the E Street Band: his gang; a… More »

That harmonica peal. It is one of the all-time great opening moments of any album ever, up there with the guitar and deranged growl of “Rocks Off” on Exile On Main St. or the snare hit at the beginning of “Like A Rolling Stone” on Highway 61 Revisited. Springsteen himself once commented on that snare… More »

A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Between… More »

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New Hold Steady – “Atlantic City” (Springsteen Cover)

Since the Boss's and Amrit's eyes are dating, a little more Springsteen-related news doesn't seem at all excessive. Speaking of which: By now the Heroes
brandon | February 2, 2009 - 11:08 am

Springsteen Defies Super Bowl Oddsmakers With “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” Crotch Shot

What a game, right?! There's a reason I don't write about sports regularly, but I will say that was easily the best Super Bowl I…
Amrit Singh | February 1, 2009 - 11:10 pm

Is “Queen of the Supermarket” The Worst Springsteen Song Ever?

Darkness On The Edge of Town is great, I've been listening to it a lot this week. But that's a post for another day (later…
Scott Lapatine | January 27, 2009 - 4:49 pm

Arcade Fire Cover “Born In The U.S.A.” At Obama Staff Ball

Last night Arcade Fire played the Obama Staff Ball, the final official inaugural event and a celebration of the thousands of folks who campaigned tirelessly…
Scott Lapatine | January 22, 2009 - 11:05 pm

Stream The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss

Hey-oh? We would also accept “Working On A Stream.” Point is, Bruce Springsteen’s new album Working On A Dream is now up for listening at…
Amrit Singh | January 20, 2009 - 8:51 am

U2, Springsteen Play Inaugural Celebration At Lincoln Memorial

Barack Obama was the eighth most frequently tagged “artist” on Stereogum in the past twelve months. That makes him even more popular than Animal Collective…
Scott Lapatine | January 19, 2009 - 10:23 am

Wrestler, Slumdog Win Musical Golden Globes

Even though Golden Globes are a joke, a trophy from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is generally believed to increase a film’s Oscar prospects. So…
Scott Lapatine | January 12, 2009 - 12:40 am

New Bruce Springsteen Video – “Life Itself”

One of the videos we missed while sipping nog and sleeping off NYE was the Glasto (and possibly Bonnaroo)-bound Boss's clip for "Life Itself," from…
Amrit Singh | January 5, 2009 - 12:28 pm

Young, Boss, Blur Headlining Glastonbury ’09

In a move to entice your dad into a pair of wellies, Glastonbury has allegedly booked Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, and the reunited Blur to…
Scott Lapatine | December 22, 2008 - 12:24 pm

Phish To Headline Bonnaroo ’09?

A rumor discussed on message boards and now fueled by Rolling Stone puts Phish on Bonnaroo’s What stage Friday and Saturday nights (6/12-6/13 in Manchester,…
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2008 - 2:38 pm

Bruce Springsteen’s Working On A Dream Album Art

When we posted the video for "My Lucky Day," we assumed an accompanying image of Bruce looking downward and standing in front of a brown…
brandon | December 9, 2008 - 10:12 am

New Bruce Springsteen Video – “My Lucky Day”

Bruce Springsteen's been "Working On A Dream" and working on promoting his new album of the same name. In addition to the title track, we've…
brandon | December 1, 2008 - 11:41 am

New Bruce Springsteen – “Working On A Dream”

That song the Boss dedicated to (and debuted for) President-elect Obama is now available as a free MP3. But you only have two days, so…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2008 - 2:56 pm

The Wrestler Trailer Includes Springsteen’s Song Of The Same Name

Because the Boss is all about manly sports these days, the trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler features a broken-faced (and spirited) Mickey Rourke with…
brandon | November 21, 2008 - 9:42 am

Springsteen Debuts Tune During NFL Halftime, Announces New Album

Sort of. If you recall, Bruce already did a version of "Working On A Dream" while stumping on the campaign trail in Ohio. This, though,…
brandon | November 17, 2008 - 9:01 am

New Bruce Springsteen – “Working On A Dream” (Live In Ohio)

Last week Bruce Springsteen got in the Halloween spirit and spent "A Night With The Jersey Devil." Yesterday, feeling election day inch closer, he spent…
brandon | November 3, 2008 - 11:39 am

New Bruce Springsteen – “A Night With The Jersey Devil”

Who knew Bruce was so into Halloween? Earlier this week we learned that the Springsteens' haunted mansion in Rumson has become so popular they had…
Scott Lapatine | October 31, 2008 - 10:01 am

Springsteen Cancels Halloween

Sorry, kids. The Boss has announced on his website that the annual Halloween decoration of his New Jersey mansion is canceled due to “catastrophic success”…
Scott Lapatine | October 29, 2008 - 4:36 pm

Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel Duet For Obama

Last night NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom hosted a "Change Rocks" fundraiser for Obama, featuring Class of '99 Rock Hall inductees the Boss and the Piano Man.
Scott Lapatine | October 17, 2008 - 11:09 am

Bruce Springsteen Stumps And Strums For Obama In The Streets Of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania wasn't the only battleground state the Boss visited this weekend in service of his chosen candidate (he also hit Columbus, OH on Sunday), but…
Amrit Singh | October 6, 2008 - 2:35 pm
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