Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – US “Wrecking Ball” Tour Dates 2012

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND ANNOUNCE FIRST US LEG OF 2012 ‘WRECKING BALL’ WORLD TOUR

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band launch the first US leg of the 2012 ‘Wrecking Ball’ World Tour on March 18 in Atlanta. Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album ‘Wrecking Ball’ will be released on Columbia Records on March 6.

“We Take Care Of Our Own,” the album’s first single,’ is “classic Springsteen” with “anguish and challenge [that] run thick and fast” (Rolling Stone); a “richly orchestrated Wall of Sound… that nods to the ‘Born to Run’ era” (Billboard).

The E Street Band’s members are: Roy Bittan – piano, synthesizer; Nils Lofgren – guitar, vocals; Patti Scialfa – guitar, vocals; Garry Tallent – bass guitar; Stevie Van Zandt – guitar, vocals; and Max Weinberg – drums; with Soozie Tyrell – violin, guitar, vocals and Charlie Giordano – keyboards.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band 2012 Tour Dates:


March 18 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena (on sale Feb 4)
March 19 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum (on sale Feb 3)
March 23 – Tampa, FL – Tampa Bay Times Forum (on sale Jan 28)
March 26 – Boston, MA – TD Garden (on sale Jan 28)
March 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)
March 29 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 1 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 3 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)
April 4 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)
April 6 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)
April 9 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)
April 12 – Detroit, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills (on sale Jan 28)
April 13 – Buffalo, NY – First Niagara Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 16 – Albany, NY – Times Union Center (on sale Jan 28)
April 17 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena (on sale Jan 28)
April 24 – San Jose, CA – HP Pavilion (on sale Feb 3)
April 26 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (on sale Feb 3)
April 29 – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (on sale now)
May 2 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center (on sale Jan 27)

Source: Brucespringsteen.net

Related: Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band – Wrecking Ball Tour 2012 – European Tour dates


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Bruce Springsteen – We Take Care Of Our Own reviews

Bruce Springsteen – We Take Care Of Our Own – Review Index:

Bruce Springsteen’s new single “We Take Care Of Our Own” was released yesterday, and there are plenty of reviews already out. I collected some of them here for your reading pleasure:

We Take Care Of Our Own (With Lyrics) – Bruce Springsteen

“he asks amidst a richly orchestrated Wall of Sound built on echoing drums, a galloping melody and a rich keyboard blend that nods to the “Born to Run” era….”

Read more: http://www.billboard.com/new-releases/track-review-bruce-springsteen-we-take-care


“he laments in the first verse, a precise, devastating assessment of a nation exhausted by economic straits and locked in an uncivil war of values stoked by selfish Washington gridlock…”

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/songreviews/we-take-care-of-our-own-20120119#


“Springsteen understands, even relishes in, his role as a modern-day Woody Guthrie or Pete Seeger, who expressed his love and his disenchantment with America…”

Read more: http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/the-beat-goes-on/posts/review-bruce-springsteens-new-single-we-take-care-of-our-own


“It’s the big, thumping bass and tom tom drums, plus the heavy keys and guitar riff that drive this four-minute cut….”

Read more: http://ultimateclassicrock.com/bruce-springsteen-we-take-care-of-our-own-song-review/


“Though it could be mistaken for of anti-immigration jingoism, the song’s title is meant to be interpreted as a call for togetherness…”

Read more: http://www.americansongwriter.com/2012/01/single-review-bruce-springsteen-we-take-care-of-our-own


“One thing about “We Take Care of Our Own” is pure Boss, though: the lyric. This is a bitter anthem crafted for a political moment that…”

Read more: http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2012/01/19/145454546/we-take-care-of-our-own-springsteens-new-wave-of-social-protest


“Of course Bruce Springsteen’s older, but he’s angrier too, rolling up the sleeves for another fight. All the hallmarks of an anthem for the working man are here….”

Read more: http://www.live4ever.uk.com/2012/01/review-bruce-springsteen-we-take-care-of-our-own/


“The lyrics tackle the concept of American citizens changed morals, while an upbeat rhythm keeps the song moving…”

Read more: http://lostinthesound.com/2012/01/listen-bruce-springsteen-we-take-care-of-our-own/


“The lyrics of “We Take Care Of Our Own” evoke recent tragedies but also sound a note of hope…”

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/19/bruce-springsteen-we-take-care-of-our-own-wrecking-ball_n_1215564.html


“But its déjà “USA” all over again, as Springsteen mines the entire lyric with evocations of American promises unfulfilled…”

Read more: http://www.thewrap.com/music/column-post/review-springsteen-does-another-political-fakeout-we-take-care-our-own-34574


“Featuring a rugged backbeat, just the right amount of chiming, and slightly rawer production…”

Read more: http://music-mix.ew.com/2012/01/19/bruce-springsteen-new-album-single-wrecking-ball-we-take-care/


“And then there are the lyrics, which offer an affirmation of national glory without ever uttering the word “America,” suggest the economic struggles without calling them “economic struggles…”

Read more: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2012/01/first-take-bruce-springsteens-patriotic-new-we-take-care-of-our-own.html


“Lyrically, underlying political-social themes never cease to inspire The Boss, as is the case of “We Take Care of Our Own” where the rocker takes aim at economic disparities…”

Read more: http://www.awkwardsound.com/2012/01/song-review-bruce-springsteens-we-take.html


“We Take Care Of Our Own” plays it safe, living at the intersection of “Born In The U.S.A.” and “The Rising.”…”

Read more: http://blindedbysound.com/post/viewPost/bruce_springsteens_new_single_we_take_care_of_our_own_safely_supplies_anger_with_a_purpose/


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Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball

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New album details from iTunes:

Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball – Tracklist:

1 We Take Care of Our Own
2 Easy Money
3 Shackled and Drawn
4 Jack of All Trades
5 Death to My Hometown
6 This Depression
7 Wrecking Ball
8 You’ve Got It
9 Rocky Ground
10 Land of Hope and Dreamss
11 We Are Alive
12. Swallowed Up (Bonus Track)
13. American Land (Bonus Track)

Expected release date: 05 March 2012

source: iTunes


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We Take Care Of Our Own – Listen MP3 sample!

Bruce Springsteen – We Take Care Of Our – Listen to MP3 sample

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You can listen/buy the new single We Take Care Of Our Own at the iTunes store.

To me it sounds like it could be taken from the Rising sessions. :)


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