Bruce Springsteen
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Features // 21 Articles
Columns // 6 Articles
Reviews // 25 Articles
Blogs // 14 Articles
News // 15 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

The Return of the Great White Boss, Bruce Springsteen
18 Jun 2015 // 9:00 PM

The seven albums in this Collection capture the tension inherent to Springsteen's ultimate transformation into a global megastar.

Last of the Rock Stars? An Interview With Elliott Murphy
19 Mar 2015 // 9:20 PM

As Elliot Murphy tells PopMatters, the new reimagining of his 1973 debut Aquashow may be the most profound musical adventure of his 40-plus year career yet.

//Columns

Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 5:30 PM

While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?

Bruce Springsteen, Country Music Idol?
9 Aug 2012 // 6:20 PM

Country singers of all stripes have covered or referenced Bruce Springsteen in their songs, yet the reasons they do so, and what they see in his songs, is not as easy to read as you might expect.

//Reviews

Saint the Boss, Intercede for us Sinners...
11 Jan 2015 // 9:05 PM

In attempting to distance Springsteen from his sainted reputation by humanizing him, Ryan White only manages to sanctify him all the more.

Bruce Springsteen: American Beauty EP
23 May 2014 // 12:11 PM

Four track EP American Beauty demonstrates Springsteen’s commitment to put more music out

//Blogs

The Staves feat. Justin Vernon - "I'm on Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)" (video)
15 Apr 2015 // 6:30 AM

The lovely vocal harmonies of the English sister trio the Staves give new life to Bruce Springsteen's "I'm on Fire".

Ain't Talking 'Bout Love: Top 10 Definitive Breakup Albums
12 Feb 2014 // 9:14 PM

During a week where you're bombarded with overpriced consumerism disguised as love, here are ten albums that look at love's hangover.

//News

Bruce Springsteen Book Claims ‘Born to Run’ Almost Died
10 Apr 2013 // 6:02 AM

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — On a July evening in 1975, a rising musician who had critics fawning but hadn’t yet captured the fancy of the general public

Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West to appear at New York Sandy benefit
15 Nov 2012 // 11:13 PM

LOS ANGELES — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will help anchor another all-star benefit to aid in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, once again joined

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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