Bruce Springsteen is returning together with his 20th studio album this fall.
The new document, “Letter To You” (Columbia) — that includes the Boss’ longtime cohorts the E Road Band — arrives Oct. 23, however followers can hear the titular single in a new video now.
Springsteen, 70, produced the upcoming launch alongside collaborator Ron Aniello, who labored with the artist on his earlier two albums. The 12-track lineup consists of three newly polished recordings from unreleased studio work, circa the 1970s: “Janey Wants a Shooter,” “If I Was the Priest” and “Tune for Orphans.”
In a press launch, Springsteen informed followers, “I like the emotional nature of ‘Letter to You.’ And I like the sound of the E Road Band taking part in utterly dwell in the studio, in a approach we’ve by no means carried out earlier than, and with no overdubs.”
“We made the album in solely 5 days, and it turned out to be one among the biggest recording experiences I’ve ever had,” he stated.
The “Born To Run” singer has apparently stayed busy this 12 months, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic. In the spring, he paired up with Dropkick Murphys for a socially distanced efficiency at an empty Fenway Park in Boston, from the place they streamed to audiences on-line.
He’s additionally stored himself occupied together with his sequence, “Bruce Springsteen — From His Residence to Yours,” on SiriusXM’s E Road Radio channel. In a June broadcast, he devoted two hours of music to the late George Floyd, whose Might 25 dying whereas in police custody has sparked ongoing protests nationwide.
“We stay haunted, technology after technology, by our unique sin of slavery,” the artist-activist stated at the time. “It stays the nice unresolved subject of American society. The load of its baggage will get heavier with every passing technology. As of this violent, chaotic week on the streets of America, there isn’t any finish in sight.”