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2019
September 26, 2019
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Bruce Springsteen announces the release of the "Western Stars Film"-soundtrack on October 25th.
September 23, 2019
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Bruce Springsteen celebrates his 70th birthday.
August 18, 2019
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Warner Bros. has nabbed global rights to “Western Stars,” the upcoming music documentary co-directed by Bruce Springsteen. The film will be released on the big screen and will open in theaters this fall after its world premiere at September’s Toronto International Film Festival.

“Western Stars” is Springsteen’s first studio album in five years and the film marks his directorial debut. It weaves in archival footage along with Springsteen’s narration, and shows him performing all 13 songs on the album, alongside a band and a full orchestra, in a nearly 100-year-old barn on the singer’s property.

The film was also overseen by Thom Zimny, a frequent Springsteen collaborator. Zimny directed the Boss in “Springsteen on Broadway” and “Bruce Springsteen: Hunter of Invisible Game” (2014), and picked up a Grammy Award for “Wings on Wheels: The Making of Born to Run” (2005).

“Bruce lives in the super rarified air of artists who have blazed new and important trails deep into their careers,” said Toby Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros. Picture Group. “With ‘Western Stars,’ Bruce is pivoting yet again, taking us with him on an emotional and introspective cinematic journey, looking back and looking ahead. As one of his many fans for over 40 years, I couldn’t be happier to be a rider on this train with Bruce and Thom.”

Warner Bros. has been in the Springsteen business before. The studio’s New Line label purchased the rights to “Blinded by the Light,” a drama about a Pakistani British teenager who finds solace in the rock star’s music, following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. “Blinded by the Light” debuts in theaters on Friday. In a bit of synergy, fans will be treated to an exclusive first look at “Western Stars” in front of “Blinded by the Light.”

“Western Stars” was drawing intense interest from buyers weeks before Toronto officially kicks off. There had been rumors that Amazon or Netflix would buy the film, with Netflix especially singled out as a landing spot due to its prior release of “Springsteen on Broadway.”

“Western Stars” is written and performed by Springsteen, with special guest Patti Scialfa, a member of the E Street Band, as well as the singer and songwriter’s wife. Thom Zimny, Jon Landau, Barbara Carr and George Travis produced the film, with Springsteen serving as executive producer. The original score is by Springsteen.

Source: Variety by Brent Lang and Matt Donnelly.

July 23, 2019
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The incomparable Bruce Springsteen performs his critically acclaimed latest album and muses on life, rock, and the American dream, in this intimate and personal concert film co-directed by Thom Zimny and Springsteen himself. The 83-minute Western Stars film will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
July 10, 2019
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Bruce calls in on E Street Radio channel of SiriusXM and confirmes a Western Stars film to be released within the calendar year.
June 24, 2019
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June 14, 2019
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Bruce Springsteen releases "Western Stars", read an in-depth review by Christopher Phillips on Backstreets.com.
May 25, 2019
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Bruce Springsteen confirms, while in Rome for "Piazza di Siena", that he will go in the studio with the E Street Band sometime in Fall, and tour in 2020, so no tour for "Western Stars".
May 05, 2019
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Bruce Springsteen announces to have written a E Street Band album, which has to be recorded first, then a tour will definitely follow.
May 04, 2019
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Bruce Springsteen releases a full, pro-shot, video playlist on youtube for Jazzfest 2006
April 25, 2019
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Bruce Springsteen's first new studio album in five years takes his music to a new place, drawing inspiration in part from the Southern California pop records of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. The album was recorded primarily at Springsteen’s home studio in New Jersey, with additional recording in California and New York. Columbia Records will release Springsteen’s 19th studio album on June 14. ‘Western Stars’ will be available for pre-order on Friday, April 26. “This record is a return to my solo recordings featuring character driven songs and sweeping, cinematic orchestral arrangements," says Springsteen. "It's a jewel box of a record."
March 29, 2019
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The Songs of Hope playlist collects 15 unforgettable live performances across Bruce Springsteen's entire career, all streaming for the first time. Check it out to listen to Land of Hope and Dreams, Night, This Hard Land and more………….
January 25, 2019
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The Songs of Friendship playlist collects 15 unforgettable live performances across Bruce Springsteen's entire career, all streaming for the first time. Check it out to listen to Two Hearts, Blood Brothers, If I Should Fall Behind and more………….
January 01, 2019
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Welcome to 2019, may it bring us new Springsteen music.
2018
December 24, 2018
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Bruce Springsteen shares full "No Nukes ’79" at Madison Square Garden performances as a Christmas Bonus to Live Archive.
December 16, 2018
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Springsteen On Broadway available on Netflix.
December 14, 2018
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Springsteen On Broadway Soundtrack Released.
December 4, 2018
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NO tour for Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band in 2019. Bruce uses his Instagram to responds to rumors, taken from his New York Times interview, that implied he would perform with the band in 2019 on a UK Festival.
December 1, 2018
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The Songs of the Road playlist collects 15 unforgettable live performances across Bruce Springsteen's entire career, all streaming for the first time. Check it out to listen to Born To Run, Thunder Road, Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out, Racing In The Street and more………….
November 27, 2018
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Springsteen on Broadway will be available on Netflix per December 16, 2018.
February 13, 2018
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