Feb 18 2009

Springsteens Einfluss auf die Rockmusik

Bruce Springsteen hat auf seiner offiziellen Homepage einige Videos anderer Künstler veröffentlicht, die seine Songs nachspielen. In regelmässigen Abständen werden weitere Videos veröffentlicht.

Derzeit verfügbare Videos:

  • The Gaslight Anthem – Interview und „Backstreets“
  • Ted Leo – Interview und „Dancing in the Dark“
  • Against Me! – „Reason to Believe“
  • Mat Kearney – Interview und „Atlantic City“
  • Julian Hatfield – „Cover Me“
  • Wyclef Jean – Interview
  • Bouncing Souls – Interview und „Growin‘ Up“

Die offizielle Pressemeldung:
In recent years, it has become evident that Bruce Springsteen’s influence has broadened outside of the mainstream rock community. Musicians of all genres have and will continue to draw inspiration from his music. We sat down with a number of up-and-coming artists to get their take on Bruce and how he has influenced them.

Today, we unleash the first 7 videos from the series ‚Hangin‘ Out On E Street‘. Click here to check out videos from The Gaslight Anthem, Ted Leo, Against Me!, The Bouncing Souls, Mat Kearney, Juliana Hatfield, and Wyclef Jean. We will debut a new video every week for the next few months, so please keep checking back.

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Feb 6 2009

„The Hold Steady“ covern Atlantic City

Die aus Brooklyn, New York stammende Rockband „The Hold Steady“ haben den Bruce Springsteen Song „Atlantic City“ gecovert. Der Song wird am 24. Februar 2009 auf dem Benefitalbum „War Child Heroes“ erscheinen.

Tracklist des Albums:

1.    Beck (Bob Dylan – “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat”)
2.    The Kooks (The Kinks – “Victoria”)
3.    The Hold Steady (Bruce Springsteen – “Atlantic City”)
4.    Hot Chip (Joy Division – “Transmission”)
5.    Lily Allen feat. Mick Jones (The Clash – “Straight To Hell”)
6.    Yeah Yeah Yeahs (The Ramones – “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker”)
7.    Franz Ferdinand (Blondie – “Call Me”)
8.    Duffy (Paul McCartney – “Live And Let Die”)
9.    Estelle (Stevie Wonder – “Superstition”)
10.  Rufus Wainwright (Brian Wilson –“ Wonderful & Song For Children”)
11.  Scissor Sisters (Roxy Music – “Do The Strand”)
12.  Peaches (Iggy Pop – “Search And Destroy”)
13.  Adam Cohen (Leonard Cohen – “Take This Waltz”)
14.  Elbow (U2 – “Running To Stand Still”)
15.  The Like (Elvis Costello – “You Belong To Me”)
16.  TV On The Radio (David Bowie – “Heroes”)

Atlantic City kann man sich auf der Homepage von SPIN.com kostenlos anhören.

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