Jun 28 2009

27.06.2009 – Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury – Setlist

Nachdem Bruce Springsteen am Nachmittag mit „The Gaslight Anthem“ gejammt hatte, stand am Samstagabend sein grosser Auftritt auf der „Pyramide Stage“ dem Programm. Gegen 22.15 Uhr stürmte Bruce Springsteen mit seiner E Street Band auf die Bühne und überraschte die knapp 175.000 Besucher des „Glastonbury Music Festivals“ mit dem Joe Strummer (The Clash) Song „Coma Girl“.

Setlist:

Coma Girl
Badlands
Prove It All Night
My Lucky Day
Outlaw Pete
Out In The Street
Working On A Dream
Seeds
Johnny 99
The Ghost Of Tom Joad
Raise Your Hand
Because The Night
No Surrender (mit The Gaslight Anthem)
Waitin‘ On A Sunny Day
The Promised Land
The River
Radio Nowhere
Lonesome Day
The Rising
Born To Run
Hard Times
Thunder Road
Land Of Hope And Dreams
American Land
Glory Days
Dancing In The Dark

Videos:

Videos der aktuellen Tour gibts auf Bruce Springsteens Homepage: http://brucespringsteen.net.

Die nächsten Termine:

  • 28. Juni 2009 – Hard Rock Calling Festival – London, England
  • 30. Juni 2009 – Stade de Suisse – Bern, Schweiz
  • 02. Juli 2009 – Olympiastadion – München, Deutschland

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Jun 27 2009

Bruce Springsteen & The Gaslight Anthem

Bruce Springsteen war heute Nachmittag mit „The Gaslight Anthem“ auf der Bühne, um den Song „The ’59 Sound“ zu performen.

Einige Fotos gibts hier.

Die Presse schreibt:

Springsteen in festival surprise
Bruce Springsteen has made a surprise appearance with an up-and-coming group on the new bands stage at the Glastonbury Festival. The Boss joined The Gaslight Anthem, who hail from his native New Jersey, for one song in the John Peel Tent … weiterlesen

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Jun 26 2009

Charlie Robison „Beautiful Day“ inkl. Bruce Springsteen Song

Der aus Houston, Texas stammende Countrymusiker und Songwriter Charlie Robison hat am 23. Juni 2009 sein siebtes Studioalbum „Beautiful Day“ veröffentlicht. Unter anderem findet man auf dem Album „Racing in the Street“ aus der Feder von Bruce Springsteen.

Presseinfo:

It’s been five years since we last heard from Charlie Robison. After a run on Sony’s Lucky Dog label and a live album on Columbia, Robison moved to the indie Dualtone for 2004’s Good Times. Though he continued to perform live, the CDs he’d been releasing every year or two dried up. Perhaps now we know why: in 2008 his nine-year marriage to Dixie Chick Emily Robison ended in divorce. Rather than writing through the dissolution, he saved up his emotions for this post-divorce album. Only he and his ex know if the venom is righteous, but whether it’s well-founded criticism or angry lashing-out, it still packs a sting. One takeaway: don’t leave a writer feeling you’ve wronged them.
No doubt many of these songs were written in the final throes of Robison’s marriage, but the wreckage is viewed is aftermath rather than from the eye of the hurricane. Robison charts many of the classic stages of recovery, including shock, confusion, denial, anger, depression, and uneasy acceptance. He doesn’t bother to cloak his emotions in songwriter’s allusion, but there’s artfulness in the way he opens up the main veins to purge his bitterness. Given that his marriage had officially „become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities,“ it’s unsurprising that Robison would castigate his ex for the lightweight echo of her former self he believes she’s become, and the broken promises with which he’s left.
Robison begins his reappraisal with the title track’s scathing portrait of superficial life in Los Angeles, and continues with a bitter spit of words in „Yellow Blues.“ The latter has a terrific country-psych arrangement, complete with Eastern influence, twangy and backwards guitars, and a thumping „Tomorrow Never Knows“ styled bass line. The lyrics suggest that in an effort to bolster favorable public perception, Robison’s mate kept their marital problems quiet rather than facing them down. A pair of Keith Gattis songs, „Down Again“ and „Reconsider,“ covers the merry-go-round of depression and forlorn denial. Robison writes of self-pity, barroom self-medication, and tentative steps towards recovery, the latter is most healthily heard in the chiming mandolin and social reconnections of „Feelin‘ Good.“
By album’s end Robison’s far from healed, and a defeated cover of Bruce Springsteen’s „Racing in the Street“ begs the question of whether failure has permanently short-circuited opportunity and hope. While Springsteen’s lyrics could illustrate the stunted adolescence of American Graffiti’s John Milner, Robison’s version suggests he’s stepping outside his own misery to consider the broader impact of his divorce. Either way, the roguish abandon of younger years has given way to middle-age doubt and regret. This isn’t nearly as depressing as it might seem, and though the processing isn’t pretty, the raw turmoil provides Robison the basis for this powerful album. [©2009 hyperbolium.com]

Tracklist:

  1. Beautiful Day
  2. Yellow Blues
  3. Down Again
  4. Nothing Better to Do
  5. Reconsider
  6. Feeling Good
  7. If The Rain Don’t Stop
  8. Middle of the Night
  9. She’s So Fine
  10. Racing in the Street

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Jun 16 2009

Bruce Springsteen spendiert VIP Tickets

Wer Bruce Springsteen am 3. Oktober 2009 im New Yorker Giants Stadium hautnah erleben möchte, hat jetzt die Gelegenheit, auf www.CharityFolks.com zwei VIP-Tickets zu ersteigern.
Das Bruce Springsteen Management stellte die Karten dem „Charity Folks Fond“ exklusiv zur Verfügung. Die Erlöse gehen zu 100% an die gemeinnützige Organisation „World Hunger Year, Inc“.

Pressemeldung:

Additional tickets to one of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s last gigs at New Jersey’s Giants Stadium have been released through www.CharityFolks.com.
The U.S. rock ’n‘ roll group is scheduled to be the last musical act to play the stadium before it closes in October to make way for a newly constructed sports arena.
Although tickets to the band’s Oct. 3 concert are hard to come by, Springsteen Monday released several VIP ticket packages for some of the best seats in the house exclusively at www.CharityFolks.com, representatives for the celebrity auction Web site said Monday in a release.
Fans can bid on the exclusive packages directly at www.charityfolks.com/bruce with the auction proceeds going to the rocker’s charity of choice — World Hunger Year, Inc.
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Jun 16 2009

Bruce Springsteen & Phish

Nach dem Auftritt am Samstag beim Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, TN folgte am Sonntag eine kleine Jam-Session mit der amerikanischen Rockband „Phish“. Bruce Springsteen unterstützte die aus Vermont stammende Band bei drei Songs.

Setlist:

Mustang Sally
Bobby Jean
Glory Days

Die New York Times schreibt:

Even Bruce Springsteen jams at Bonnaroo. Phish was Bonnaroo’s finale, playing two sets on Sunday night, and to cap its first one, Phish’s guitarist, Trey Anastasio — who could not have been grinning any wider — described the first rock concert he ever attended, in Princeton, N.J., as a show “exploding with energy for three straight hours.” Then he brought out his “boyhood hero,” the rocker who played that concert: Mr. Springsteen, still in Tennessee after headlining Bonnaroo on Saturday night. After twanging some blues licks, Mr. Springsteen launched Phish into “Mustang Sally” … weiterlesen

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