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Watch — Bruce Springsteen Gets Interviewed and Performs on “Stephen Colbert”

Also Watch Springsteen’s Interview with Barack Obama on Their New Book

Oct 26, 2021

Bruce Springsteen was a guest last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where he spoke in depth about his upcoming concert film, The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concert, and performed “The River,” a song which he originally debuted at his legendary “No Nukes” concerts. Springsteen was also interviewed with former President Barack Obama by CBS This Morning’s Anthony Mason in a segment that aired this past Sunday and Monday, where they discussed their newly-released book, Renegades: Born in the USA. More

John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen Share Video for New Single “Wasted Days”

First Single From Mellencamp’s Forthcoming Studio Album

Sep 29, 2021

John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen have shared a video for their new single “Wasted Days.” It is the first single from Mellencamp’s forthcoming studio album, which is set for release in early 2022. More

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Live Concert Film Announced

The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts Available Starting November 16

Sep 23, 2021

A new concert film of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, entitled The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts, has just been announced by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film will contain footage from across 10 different performances by Springsteen and his band from their Madison Square Garden MUSE benefit concerts; the entire setlist will be featured. It will be available for digital download on November 16, and will receive a subsequent home media release on November 19. It will be available for digital rent starting November 23. More

Garbage Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “The Men Who Rule the World”

No Gods No Masters Due Out June 11 via Stunvolume/Infectious Music

Mar 30, 2021

Garbage have announced a new album, No Gods No Masters, which will be out on June 11 via Stunvolume/Infectious Music. The band has also shared a video for the album’s lead single, “The Men Who Rule the World,” which was directed by Chilean visual artist Javi.MiAmor. More

Mar 29, 2021

Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) has released an extended edition of her acclaimed 2020 album, Saint Cloud, in honor of its one-year anniversary and it includes three previously unreleased covers of songs by Lucinda Williams (“Fruits of My Labor”), Dolly Parton (“Light of a Clear Blue Morning”), and Bruce Springsteen (“Streets of Philadelphia”). More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Lael Neale, Baio, Dry Cleaning, The Weather Station, and More

Plus Bleachers and Bruce Springsteen, Hannah’s Little Sister, Speed Stick, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 20, 2020

Welcome to the 43rd Songs of the Week of 2020. Whereas last week’s Songs of the Week covered three weeks’ worth of songs, this week we’re back to just covering the last seven days. More

Nov 16, 2020

Jack Antonoff has been producing a lot of notable artists of late and hasn’t released an album under his Bleachers name in over three years, since 2017’s Gone Now, but now Bleachers has returned with two new songs, “chinatown” and “45.” “Chinatown” features a guest appearance from none other than Bruce Springsteen. More

8 Best Songs of the Week: Fleet Foxes, Loma, Tim Heidecker and Weyes Blood, and More

Plus Bruce Springsteen, Tunng, Hayden Thorpe, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 25, 2020

Welcome to the 38th Songs of the Week of 2020. This was the week where those on the left mourned the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and worried about the future of the Supreme Court, as her dying wish to have her replacement be appointed by the next president was ignored by hypocritical Republicans who blocked President Obama’s Supreme Court pick because it was an election year. Meanwhile America reached the sad milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths, there was no justice for Breonna Taylor, and President Trump strongly suggested that he may not leave office peacefully if Biden wins. More

Bruce Springsteen Shares Lyric Video for New Song “Ghosts”

Letter to You Due Out October 23 via Columbia

Sep 24, 2020

Bruce Springsteen is releasing a new album, Letter to You, on October 23 via Columbia. Now he has shared its second single, “Ghosts,” via a lyric video. Watch it below. More

Sep 10, 2020

Bruce Springsteen has announced a new album, Letter to You, and shared its title track via a video for it. More

Bon Iver Share Video for New Song “AUATC” (Feat. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis, and More)

The Song Also Features Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Elsa Jensen

Aug 05, 2020

Bon Iver (the project led be Justin Vernon) have shared a new song, “AUATC,” via a video for the track. “AUATC” is touted to feature guest vocals from Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis, Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, and Elsa Jensen, but you’d be hard pressed to hear any of their distinctive vocals in the mix. More

Lucy Dacus Shares Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark” in Honor of His Birthday

Her “2019” Seasonal Singles Series Continues Throughout the Year

Sep 12, 2019

This year Lucy Dacus is working on a singles series entitled 2019 where she will release seven songs in 2019, each timed to a different holiday. It’ll be a mix of covers and originals. Now she has shared another installment, a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark” in honor of his birthday (he turns 70 on September 23). More

Bruce Springsteen Shares Previously Unreleased Song “I’ll Stand By You”

Blinded By the Light Soundtrack Out Now via Sony Legacy

Aug 09, 2019

Bruce Springsteen released a new solo album, Western Stars, back in June via Columbia. Now a previously unreleased Springsteen song, “I’ll Stand By You,” has been shared. It is taken from the soundtrack to Blinded By the Light, a new coming-of-age film about a British-Pakistani Muslim teenager living in England in 1987 whose life is changed when he discovers Springsteen’s music. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Marika Hackman, Shura, Sleater-Kinney, Bat For Lashes, and More

Plus Bruce Springsteen, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Purple Mountains, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 14, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We couldn’t quite limit it to a Top 10 this week, there were enough strong new tracks to stretch it to a Top 11. There were several notable albums announced this week, which meant a lot of strong new singles to choose from. More

Jun 14, 2019

Bruce Springsteen has released a new solo album, Western Stars, today via Columbia. Now he has shared a video for its title track, “Western Stars.” Also, now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here too. Plus we just posted an in-depth review of Western Stars. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Metronomy, Sleater-Kinney, Sufjan Stevens, Lower Dens, and More

Plus Electric Youth, Hot Chip, Penelope Isles, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 31, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. After two weeks where we couldn’t even muster a Top 10, this week was an embarrassment of aural riches. We almost went for a Top 12 instead of our usual Top 10, but restrained ourselves. More

Bruce Springsteen Shares Video for New Song “Tucson Train”

Western Stars Due Out June 14 via Columbia

May 30, 2019

Bruce Springsteen is releasing a new solo album, Western Stars, on June 14 via Columbia. Now he has shared another song from it, “Tucson Train,” a string-backed workingman’s love song, via a video for the song. More

Bruce Springsteen Shares New Song “There Goes My Miracle”

Western Stars Due Out June 14 via Columbia

May 17, 2019

Bruce Springsteen is releasing a new solo album, Western Stars, on June 14 via Columbia. Now he has shared another song from it, “There Goes My Miracle.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Bruce Springsteen, Lucy Dacus, Marika Hackman, Ride, and More

Plus FKA twigs, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Japanese Breakfast, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 26, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were a plethora of strong tracks to choose from this week, thanks in part to both some new albums that were announced this week and some other albums that were released today. So much so that we have expanded it to a Top 12 this week (as we’ve done from time to time in the past). More

Apr 26, 2019

Bruce Springsteen is releasing a new solo album, Western Stars, on June 14 via Columbia. It’s his first studio album in five years, since 2014’s High Hopes, and was just announced yesterday. As previously announced, he has now shared a lyric video for its first single, “Hello Sunshine.” More

Bruce Springsteen Announces New Solo Album, Is Sharing New Song Just After Midnight Tonight

Western Stars Due Out June 14 via Columbia; “Hello Sunshine” Will Be the First Single

Apr 25, 2019

Bruce Springsteen has announced a new solo album, Western Stars. It’s his first studio album in five years, since 2014’s High Hopes, and is due out June 14 via Columbia. Its first single, “Hello Sunshine,” will be shared via a video just after midnight tonight. More

Soccer Mommy Announces 7-Inch, Shares Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire”

“Henry” and “I’m On Fire” 7-Inch Due Out October 5 via Fat Possum

Aug 22, 2018

Soccer Mommy (the project of Nashville native Sophie Allison) released her debut full-length album, Clean, back in March via Fat Possum. Now she has announced a new 7-inch and shared its B-side, a cover of the Bruce Springsteen classic “I’m On Fire” (from 1985’s Born in the U.S.A. album). More

Apr 11, 2017

Foxygen‘s Jonathan Rado has covered Bruce Springsteen‘s album Born to Run in its entirety for Turntable Kitchen’s Sounds Delicious vinyl subscription series. He has also shared his cover of “Thunder Road,” which you can listen below. More

Feb 27, 2017

Ryan Adams recently released a new album, Prisoner, via Pax-Am/Blue Note. He stopped by BBC Radio 6 Music to cover Bruce Springsteen’s 1994 hit “Streets of Philadelphia” as the station is celebrating the year 1994 this Friday. More

Feb 02, 2017

On Saturday President Donald Trump had his first phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and it reportedly didn’t go so smoothly due to Trump criticizing a previous deal Turnbull made with then President Barack Obama to transfer some Syrian refugees from Australia to America. More

Aug 12, 2016

Julien Baker performed at the Newport Folk Festival last month and backstage she was filmed performing a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Badlands.” It was filmed by MyMusicRX, which is part of the Children’s Cancer Association. More

May 17, 2016

Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, and The Julie Ruin has teamed up with actor Tommy Buck for a cover of Bruce Springsteen‘s 1984 Born in the U.S.A. classic “Dancing in the Dark.” More

May 09, 2016

Bruce Springsteen has announced some more dates in “The River Tour.” The shows go down this August and September and are mainly on the East Coast, apart from a show in Chicago on August 28. As usual, More

Apr 25, 2016

Prince passed away at his home last Thursday and the Prince tributes and covers have been fittingly constant ever since. On Saturday night Bruce Springsteen opened his show at Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center with a cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain,” the title track to his 1984 album (also the soundtrack to the film of the same name). More

Listen to David Bowie Impersonate Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, and More in 1985 Recording Session

Bowie Also Does Iggy Pop, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, and Others in "Absolute Beginners" Session

Jan 21, 2016

Back in 1985, when David Bowie was recording his vocals for the theme song to the Julian Temple film Absolute Beginners (which Bowie also acted in), he started messing around in the studio and singing the vocals in the style of other famous singers, including Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan, and Anthony Newley. More

Oct 19, 2015

Hot Chip have been covering Bruce Springsteen’s classic “Dancing in the Dark” (from Born in the U.S.A.) at live shows recently. Now they have released a video for a studio version of the song. Towards the end the track seamlessly morphs into a cover of LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends,” so it’s kind of an LCD Soundsystem/Springsteen mash-up. More

Watch: Bruce Springsteen – “Hunter of Invisible Game” Video

A Cut From This Year’s Album High Hopes

Jul 10, 2014

Bruce Springsteen’s new short film Hunter of Invisible Game is now online. More

Jul 01, 2014

Known to be many things to many people—influential musical artist, political activist, New Jersey icon—Bruce Springsteen will soon be adding another role to his resume: filmmaker. More

Apr 23, 2014

Bruce Springsteen’s new video for “American Beauty” is performance video. More

Bruce Springsteen to Release EP Including Four New Songs on Record Store Day

Plus DVD of MusiCares Person of the Year Concert

Feb 24, 2014

This Record Store Day, April 19, Bruce Springsteen has announced that he will release a brand new EP titled American Beauty. More

Feb 19, 2014

Bruce Springsteen is currently down under, on tour in Australia in support of recently released album High Hopes. More

Bruce Springsteen Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Supporting New Album, High Hopes

Feb 10, 2014

Bruce Springsteen has announced plans for a new U.S. tour in support of his just released new album High Hopes. More

Jan 23, 2014

Bruce Springsteen has released a video for High Hopes cut, “Just Like Fire Would.” More

Jan 15, 2014

Last night, the boss of New Jersey Bruce Springsteen took on the governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie. More

Jan 06, 2014

On January 14, Bruce Springsteen will release his new album. High Hopes. More

Nov 25, 2013

Following his 2012 album Wrecking Ball, Bruce Springsteen has announced the forthcoming release of his next LP, High Hopes. More

Watch: Divine Fits Cover Bruce Springsteen

Part of Triple J’s “Like a Version” Series

Feb 08, 2013

As part of Australian Radio Station’s Triple J series “Like A Version,” Divine Fits recently covered Bruce Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart.” More

Watch: Bruce Springsteen Plays Original Song For Obama Campaign

Written at the Request of the President

Oct 19, 2012

Yesterday afternoon at a campaign rally in Parma, OH for President Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen made a special appearance and played a seven-song acoustic set for the crowd. More

Jul 27, 2012

Apparently not getting exhausted playing three hour-plus shows every other night, Bruce Springsteen has announced that he and the E Street Band have announced several month’s worth of new shows across North America. More

May 03, 2012

Last night, ending the first American leg of his worldwide tour, Bruce Springsteen encored an epic, three-hour, 26-song performance at the Prudential Center in Newark by paying tribute to the recently passed Levon Helm, playing The Band’s most recognizable song “The Weight” for the sold-out crowd. More

Apr 13, 2012

After spending the majority of their summer touring the world, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have announced that they will be returning for a select number of North American dates in August and September to finish support of The Boss’s most recent album Wrecking Ball. More

Mar 16, 2012

After making his keynote speech yesterday at SXSW Bruce Springsteen took to the stage later that night with the E Street Band to perform a special concert. More

Watch: Elvis Costello And The Roots Cover Springsteen

Part of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’s All Things Springsteen Week

Mar 02, 2012

The week of the Bruce Springsteen continues on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The Boss himself has already been in the house, bringing with him a few new songs. Now Elvis Costello has stepped up to the challenge of covering “Brilliant Disguise” and “Fire.” More

Watch: Bruce Springsteen Starts His Week-Long Visit to “Fallon”

Performs "We Take Care of Our Own" and "Wrecking Ball"

Feb 28, 2012

Yesterday Late Night with Jimmy Fallon commenced its weeklong residency of all things Bruce Springsteen with a two song performance by The Boss and the E Street Band. More

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to Play SXSW

Appearing At Undisclosed Venue March 15

Feb 27, 2012

Already scheduled as the event’s Keynote Speaker, Bruce Springsteen has revealed that he will now also take part in a special musical performance with the E Street Band at this year’s SXSW Festival. More

Feb 23, 2012

Another track from Bruce Springsteen‘s upcoming album Wrecking Ball is now online to stream. More

Feb 22, 2012

Another day, another track from The Boss. More

Feb 21, 2012

As promised, Bruce Springsteen has released another stream of a Wrecking Ball composition. More

Listen: Bruce Springsteen - “Easy Money”

A New Track From Wrecking Ball

Feb 20, 2012

Leading up to the release of his new album Wrecking Ball, Bruce Springsteen has decided to release a stream of a particular track from the record through various Boss-related websites every day until the week of the LP’s release on March 6. More

Feb 10, 2012

There’s aren’t that many musicians that can pull off such heart-on-your-sleeve patriotism nowadays without coming across at least a little bit cheesy. The American institution that he is, Bruce Springsteen is clearly immune to such eye-rolling. More

Jan 24, 2012

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band have announced the first U.S. leg of their 2012 world tour supporting The Boss’s forthcoming new album Wrecking Ball. More

Jan 19, 2012

Bruce Springsteen has announced the release of his 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball. More

Dec 01, 2011

The 2012 South by Southwest Music Festival has announced that Bruce Springsteen will serve as the event’s keynote speaker, addressing attendees on Thursday, March 15 at the Austin Convention Center. More

Iron & Wine to Release Single on Black Friday

Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Cee-Lo Green, MGMT, Grinderman, Sharon Jones, Black Keys, Metallica and More Issue Releases for Mini-Record Store Day

Oct 29, 2010

Next January, indie-folk mavens Iron & Wine will issue their fourth LP Kiss Each Other Clean through Warner Bros. in the U.S. and 4AD internationally. On November 26 (Black Friday), Sam Beam will also release a new three-track single, exclusively available at independent record shops. More

Video of Vampire Weekend Covering Bruce Springsteen

Live Performance of “I’m Going Down”

Aug 30, 2010

Vampire Weekend does quite the sufficient cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m Going Down” More


Western Stars

Bruce Springsteen

Jun 14, 2019

Bruce Springsteen’s 19th studio album finds the singer/songwriter indulging in string and brass orchestration to illuminate tales of searchers and risk-takers in pursuit of the American Dream. More

May 20, 2014

Of the vista-scraping crowd gathered at the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach, it’s a safe bet that more than a few had seen Springsteen perform live, with or without The E Street Band, at least once. More

Jan 16, 2014

As a live performer, Bruce Springsteen has been burning down the road for the last 40 years, and judging by the fact that he played the longest show of his career in 2012, it appears that he still has a lot of gas left in the tank. As a songwriter and recording artist, however, he’s running on reserves. Springsteen’s latest studio album, High Hopes, being promoted as his 18th officially, is a mixed bag of covers, re-workings of songs that have appeared elsewhere, and previously unreleased material written for other projects. More

Mar 22, 2012

On the heels of last fall’s Occupy Wall Street protests arrives Bruce Springsteen‘s Wrecking Ball, his most vibrant studio album of original material since 1984’s Born in the U.S.A. This time the characters in the songs direct their ire toward fat-cat bankers and “robber barons…whose crimes have gone unpunished.” If Springsteen’s narrative touch as a songwriter is no longer as sharp as it once was, it remains intact as an album-maker. Wrecking Ball‘s strength exists in its overarching narrative and sequencingthe relationships between the songs and their characters, and the shift in mood as the album progresses toward more spiritual themes. More

The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town

Produced, directed and edited by Thom Zimny

Oct 07, 2010

Bruce Springsteen’s 1978 album Darkness on the Edge of Town didn’t put him on the covers of Time and Newsweek; 1975’s Born to Run did. Darkness didn’t give him his first Top 10 single; 1980’s The River did with “Hungry Heart.” Darkness didn’t inspire a tribute album, as 1982’s Nebraska did. And these days, indie artists are more apt to cover songs from Springsteen’s 1984 blockbuster Born in the U.S.A. than anything from Darkness. So why is an hour-and-a-half documentary on the making of Darkness on the Edge of Town premiering on HBO tonight? More

Apr 02, 2009

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band launched their 2009 world tour at HP Pavilion in San Jose on Wednesday night with a 26-song show that opened thunderously with the 1978 anthem “Badlands” and featured five songs from Springsteen’s much-debated latest album Working on a Dream.