Bruce Springsteen has scored his tenth UK number one album with High Hopes, beating the likes of David Bowie and Michael Jackson.
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Monday 26 November 2012
The band's 50-year shows don't mean it's the last time. John Walsh salutes rock's elder statesmen
Sunday 29 July 2012
Our writer is sceptical about those who find it easy to be happy
Tuesday 10 July 2012
It is, as headliners Steps would undoubtedly have sung, a “tragedy”. A Hyde Park concert featuring Kylie Minogue, Rick Astley and a host of 80s stars tomorrow has been cancelled after heavy rain turned the Royal grounds into a mudbath.
Monday 25 June 2012
The Brooklyn-based band chat Bon Iver, adrenaline rushes and pink sheep
Friday 30 March 2012
"Oh yeah, all right/ Take it easy, baby/ make it last all night."
Friday 17 February 2012
The Boss still fired up by demolition of American dream
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Thursday 18 August 2011
A legal battle has broken out over who owns the rights to the disco classic "YMCA" and who is due the money the Village People anthem still generates more than 35 years after it conquered the charts.
Monday 20 June 2011
Bruce Springsteen has paid tribute to saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who died aged 69 over the weekend.
Monday 20 June 2011
In 1975, the rock photographer Eric Meola took nearly a thousand photographs of Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band for the cover of the album, Born To Run.
Friday 13 May 2011
Sunday 30 January 2011
It is a measure of how far voice-control technology has come that you have just read this sentence. The original idea was that your correspondent would speak a line into a machine that turns what you say into text and then open with the gobbledygook the machine had "recognised". Sadly, the ugly facts rather killed the beautiful theory (or, as the machine, still not quite perfect, would have it, "the beautiful scenery").
Friday 31 December 2010
Collecting together Bruce Springsteen's first seven albums in a handy slipcase box, The Collection 1973-84 reveals how his career development went in emotional waves, with the wordy urgency of his debut supplanted by the growing ebullience of his R&B street-opera style on The Wild,the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle, which then crested on Born to Run, before his three-year recording exile incubated the flintier, more thoughtful cast of Darkness on the Edge of Town, whose burgeoning interest in social duty and blue-collar honour bore abundant fruit on The River before hardening into a more bitter medicine on the solo Nebraska.
Sunday 28 November 2010
You probably know this already, but for those of us who've previously suffered a blind spot on matters of the Boss, this is a timely reminder of just how good his first seven albums, collected here, are.
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