Sep 25 2020

“Ghosts” – die zweite Singleauskopplung aus “Letter To You”

Heute – 25. September 2020 – wurde eine weitere Single aus dem anstehenden Bruce Springsteen Studioalbum “Letter to You” veröffentlicht. Der zehnte Song aus Bruce Springsteens 20. Studiowerk trägt den Titel “Ghosts”. Das dazugehörige Video stammt von Thom Zimny.

Die offizielle Pressemeldung:

Bruce Springsteen Releases New Song “Ghosts” From Upcoming Album Letter To You, Out October 23 On Columbia Records

Bruce Springsteen has released “Ghosts” from his new album Letter To You, out October 23rd on Columbia Records. The new song arrives with a video that includes clips of the E Street Band tracking Letter To You in-studio, interspersed with archival snapshots of Springsteen’s earliest years as a musician in local bands like The Castiles. “Ghosts” was recorded by the E Street Band live and together at Springsteen’s home studio, resulting in a sound that complements the career-spanning concert footage that also appears within the Thom Zimny-directed visual.

“’Ghosts’ is about the beauty and joy of being in a band, and the pain of losing one another to illness and time,” says Springsteen. “’Ghosts’ tries to speak to the spirit of the music itself, something none of us owns but can only discover and share together. In the E Street Band, it resides in our collective soul, powered by the heart.”

“Ghosts” is the second song released in advance of Letter To You, following the record’s title track. Letter To You is Springsteen’s 20th studio album and marks his first time performing with the E Street Band since The River 2016 tour. The album was produced by Ron Aniello with Bruce Springsteen, mixed by Bob Clearmountain and mastered by Bob Ludwig.

Tracklist “Letter to You”:

  1. One Minute You’re Here
  2. Letter To You
  3. Burnin’ Train
  4. Janey Needs A Shooter
  5. Last Man Standing
  6. The Power Of Prayer
  7. House Of A Thousand Guitars
  8. Rainmaker
  9. If I Was The Priest
  10. Ghosts
  11. Song For Orphans
  12. I’ll See You In My Dreams

Das Album kann bereits auf Amazon.de und/oder im Stonepony Shop vorbestellt werden und wird am 23. Oktober 2020 ausgeliefert.

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Sep 11 2020

Es ist offiziell: Bruce Springsteens “Letter to You” erscheint am 23. Oktober 2020

Wie bereits gestern berichtet, erscheint am 23. Oktober 2020 das 20. Bruce Springsteen Studioalbum “Letter to You”. Das Werk entstand in Zusammenarbeit mit Produzent Ron Aniello sowie allen Mitglieder der E Street Band.

“Letter to You” umfasst 12 Songs, darunter drei Kompositionen, die aus den frühen 1970er Jahre stammen.

“Janey Needs A Shooter” wurde Anno 1972 akustisch von Bruce Springsteen eingespielt. 1978 wurde der Track von der E Street Band für das vierte Bruce Springsteen Studioalbum “Darkness on the Edge of Town” in den “Record Plant Studios” in New York City aufgenommen.

Auch “If I Was The Priest” stammt aus dem Jahre 1972. Der Song wurde erstmals am 4. Dezember 1971 Live im “Student Prince” in Asbury Park, NJ vor Publikum performt. Zwei Jahre später gab Bruce Springsteen den Song an den Hollies Sänger Allan Clarke weiter, den ihn für sein drittes Soloalbum “Allan Clarke” einspielte und veröffentlichte.

Die erste Demoversion zu “Song For Orphans” entstand im Mai/Juni 1972. Im Dezember 1972 feierte die Komposition anlässlich eines Gigs in “Kenny’s Castaway” in New York City ihre Live-Weltpremiere. Im Laufe der Jahre wurde “Song For Orphans” immer wieder Live gespielt – letztmalig am 22. November 2005 in der “Solvereign Bank Arena” in Trenton, NJ.

Tracklist:

  1. One Minute You’re Here
  2. Letter To You
  3. Burnin’ Train
  4. Janey Needs A Shooter
  5. Last Man Standing
  6. The Power Of Prayer
  7. House Of A Thousand Guitars
  8. Rainmaker
  9. If I Was The Priest
  10. Ghosts
  11. Song For Orphans
  12. I’ll See You In My Dreams

Das Album kann bereits auf Amazon.de und/oder im Stonepony Shop vorbestellt werden.

Die offizielle Pressemeldung vom 10. September 2020:

Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You
New Rock Album Featuring The E Street Band, Out October 23 On Columbia Records

Bruce Springsteen’s new studio album with the E Street Band, Letter To You, will be released by Columbia Records on October 23. A rock album fueled by the band’s heart-stopping, house-rocking signature sound, the 12 track Letter To You is Springsteen’s 20th studio album, and was recorded at his home studio in New Jersey.

“I love the emotional nature of Letter To You,” says Springsteen. “And I love the sound of the E Street Band playing completely live in the studio, in a way we’ve never done before, and with no overdubs. We made the album in only five days, and it turned out to be one of the greatest recording experiences I’ve ever had.”

Letter to You includes nine recently written Springsteen songs, as well as new recordings of three of his legendary, but previously unreleased, compositions from the 1970s, “Janey Needs a Shooter,” “If I Was the Priest,” and “Song for Orphans.” Springsteen is joined on Letter To You by Roy Bittan, Nils Lofgren, Patti Scialfa, Garry Tallent, Stevie Van Zandt, Max Weinberg, Charlie Giordano and Jake Clemons. The album was produced by Ron Aniello with Bruce Springsteen, mixed by Bob Clearmountain and mastered by Bob Ludwig. Letter To You is Springsteen’s first time performing with the E Street Band since The River 2016 tour, which was named the year’s top global tour by both Billboard and Pollstar.

Bruce Springsteen’s recording career spans over 40 years, beginning with 1973’s ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ’ (Columbia Records). He has garnered 20 Grammys, won an Oscar and a Tony, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received a Kennedy Center Honor and was MusiCares’ 2013 Person of the Year. Springsteen’s memoir ‘Born to Run’ (Simon & Schuster) and its companion album ‘Chapter and Verse’ were released in September 2016, and he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2016. His historic 236-show run of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ at Jujamcyn’s Walter Kerr Theatre from October 2017 to December 2018 also yielded an accompanying soundtrack album and Netflix special. In 2019, Springsteen released ‘Western Stars,’ his first studio album in five years, and together with longtime collaborator Thom Zimny he co-directed ‘Western Stars,’ a feature film released through Warner Bros.

LETTER TO YOU
1. One Minute You’re Here
2. Letter To You
3. Burnin’ Train
4. Janey Needs A Shooter
5. Last Man Standing
6. The Power Of Prayer
7. House Of A Thousand Guitars
8. Rainmaker
9. If I Was The Priest
10. Ghosts
11. Song For Orphans
12. I’ll See You In My Dreams

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