Tagged: bruce springsteen

listen: anna calvi – fire [bruce springsteen cover]

there’s been quite the glut of springsteen covers over the boss’ existence; some were awesome. some were a kick in the nethers. anna calvi’s smoldering take on “fire,” thankfully sails clear of the shit. listen to her version of the darkness on the edge of fire cut above.

- sunbear

video: bruce springsteen sxsw keynote address (2012)

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the talk of the town at sxsw was bruce springsteens’ highly-insightful and often hilarious keynote address he delivered to a sold out badge-holder crowd this past thursday. he even picked up his guitar a couple of times. check it out above.

bruce for president, you know what i mean?

- sunbear

video: elvis costello – fire + brilliant disguise [springsteen covers ft. the roots] (2012)

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midway through “bruce week” on late night with jimmy fallon you can leave it to elvis costello to rework the boss’s “fire” into a ska jive and “brilliant disguise” into a swaggy funk number. catch the former up above and the latter after the jump.

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video: john legend – dancing in the dark [springsteen cover ft. the roots] (2012)

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week three of “bruce week” on late night with jimmy fallon and here comes john legend to put some roots assisted smoldering on born in the u.s.a.’s “dancing in the dark” (lovelorn courtney cox not included).

- sunbear

video: bruce springsteen – wrecking ball + we take care of our own [live on fallon] (2012)

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it’s springsteen week on jimmy fallon and who better to kick things off than the e street band, performing “we take care of our own” and “wrecking ball.” the band sounded massive and max weinberg was right back at home on the late night stage. catch the former song up above and the latter after jump.

wrecking ball is out march 6th

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bruce springsteen – wrecking ball (2012)

mashable has got the exclusive stream and inside story behind springsteen’s title-track to his upcoming, march 6th due wrecking ball. stream that giants stadium demolishing track below.

also just announced is a bruce springsteen and the e street band sxsw performance, details of which can be found here. have a badge? you’re in.

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bruce springsteen – wrecking ball

- sunbear

bruce springsteen – jack of all trades (2012)

so here’s the rub: we’ll get teased a song a day from the upcoming wrecking ball for 24 hours. so expect to hear the whole album over the next week or so. that said, bruce’s track 4, the slow waltz “jack of all trades,” is an american dream gone sour and very much in the vein of dylan’s “with god on our side.” check it out below courtesy of spin.

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bruce springsteen – jack of all trades

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bruce springsteen – easy money (2012)

another new track from bruce’s upcoming <emwrecking ball, out march 6th, “easy money” is a melting pot of genres, from country stomp, to gospel, to some down-home bayou, all streaming for you now courtesy of backstreets.com. check out the link below.

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bruce springsteen – easy money

- sunbear

video: bruce springsteen – we take care of our own (2012)

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the boss really wants you to sing-along with his times new roman-friendly lyric video for “we take care of our own,” from the upcoming wrecking ball, swinging our way march 6th.

- sunbear

tour dates: bruce springsteen (2012)

just following the announcement of wrecking ball, the e street band’s first album post-clarence clemons, bruce springsteen is gearing up to hit the road with a national tour that kicks off in atlanta, georgia, and winds down, where else but newark new jersey. check out the dates after the jump.

<em wrecking ball is out march 6th.

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video: frightened rabbit – i’m goin’ down [bruce springsteen cover] (2011)

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wow. considering that frightened rabbit’s the winter of mixed drinks is well over a year old, and already embedded into our folk-lovin’ consciousness, these guys seem to pop up everywhere. in this video for location music tv, the band cover springsteen’s “i’m goin’ down” from the monumental born in the u.s.a..

i wonder what boss song will be en vogue next.

- sunbear