RNR News and Notes

Monday-  Bruce Springsteen posted a mysterious picture on his social media that had fans speculating as to what it could mean… the main theory – The Boss has a new album coming out ... 

 

 

 

Well – never doubt the internet sleuths – as Bruce Springsteen has announced a new album. Western Stars is out June 14 via Columbia. The first single, “Hello Sunshine,” will be released April 26 with an accompanying video

 

Springsteen’s in press release states:

 

“This record is a return to my solo recordings featuring character-driven songs and sweeping, cinematic orchestral arrangements.  It’s a jewel box of a record.”

 

According to the same release, the record is inspired by:

 

“Southern California pop records of the late ’60s and early ’70s” Exploring a  “sweeping range of American themes, of highways and desert spaces, of isolation and community and the permanence of home and hope.”

 

 Western Stars is Springsteen’s first studio album since 2014’s High Hopes

 

Here’s the cover art and track listing:


 

Western Stars:

01 Hitch Hikin’
02 The Wayfarer
03 Tucson Train
04 Western Stars
05 Sleepy Joe’s Café
06 Drive Fast (The Stuntman)
07 Chasin’ Wild Horses
08 Sundown
09 Somewhere North of Nashville
10 Stones
11 There Goes My Miracle
12 Hello Sunshine
13 Moonlight Motel