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  • Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 Quick View

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    Hammersmith Odeon, London '75

    On November 18, 1975, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band made their first concert appearance outside of America, at London's Hammersmith Odeon. Born to Run had been released three months earlier, and Springsteen had famously appeared on the covers of Time and Newsweek three weeks before the Hammersmith gig-was the rest of the world finally ready for him? More than 40 years later, Hammersmith Odeon London '75 answers with a resounding "yes"-and now, for the first time on vinyl, fans can experience the magic of that unforgettable night.
    LP 1
    1. Thunder Road - The Song
    2. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
    3. Spirit In The Night

    4. Lost In the Flood (
    5. She's the One
    6. Born to Run


    LP 2
    1. The E Street Shuffle / Having A Party
    2. It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City
    3. Backstreets


    LP 3
    1. Kitty's Back
    2. Jungleland
    3. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)


    LP 4
    1. 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
    2. Detroit Medley; Jenny Take A Ride\ Devil With A Blue Dress On\ Good Golly Miss Molly

    3. For You
    4. Quarter to Three

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  • The 59 Sound The 59 Sound Quick View

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    The 59 Sound

    Although New Brunswick, NJ's Gaslight Anthem have only been around a couple years, they've become one of the punk underground's most celebrated acts. They've toured with Against Me, The Loved Ones, and The Bouncing Souls. Their Side One Dummy debut reconciles their love of classic rock and soul icons Bruce Springsteen, Otis Redding, and Tom Petty with their NJ punk roots to create a unique musical amalgam.

    1. Gaslight Anthem, The

    2. '59 Sound, The

    3. Old White Lincoln

    4. High Lonesome

    5. Film Noir

    6. Miles Davis & The Cool

    7. Patient Ferris Wheel, The

    8. Casanova, Baby!

    9. Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

    10. Meet Me By The River's Edge

    11. Here's Looking At You, Kid

    12. Backseat, The

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  • The Album Collection Vol. 1 (1973-1984) (Awaiting Repress) The Album Collection Vol. 1 (1973-1984) (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    The Album Collection Vol. 1 (1973-1984) (Awaiting Repress)


    First 7 Albums Recorded & Released For Columbia Records Between 1973 and 1984


    Newly Remastered From Original Analogue Masters By Acclaimed Engineer Bob Ludwig


    Recreations Of Original Packaging & Accompanied By A 60-Page Book


    "Last Thursday, at the Harvard Square theatre, I saw my rock'n'roll past flash before my eyes. And I saw something else: I saw rock and roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen. And on a night when I needed to feel young, he made me feel like I was hearing music for the very first time." --Jon Landau, The Real Paper, May 22, 1974


    Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings will release Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 1 1973-1984, a boxed set comprised of remastered editions of the first seven albums recorded and released by Bruce Springsteen for Columbia Records between 1973 and 1984. All of the albums are newly remastered and all seven are making their remastered debut on vinyl.


    The seven albums are recreations of their original packaging and the set is accompanied by a 60-page book featuring rarely-seen photos, memorabilia and original press clippings from Springsteen's first decade as a recording artist.


    Acclaimed engineer Bob Ludwig, working with Springsteen and longtime engineer Toby Scott, has remastered these albums, all newly transferred from the original analogue masters using the Plangent Process playback system.
    Albums included:


    • Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. (1973)

    • The Wild, The Innocent and The E Street Shuffle (1973)

    • Born To Run (1975)

    • Darkness On The Edge Of Town (1978)

    • The River (1980)

    • Nebraska (1982)

    • Born In The U.S.A. (1984)


    LP 1 - Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. (1973)
    1. Blinded By The Light
    2. Growin' Up
    3. Mary Queen Of Arkansas
    4. Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?
    5. Lost In The Flood
    6. The Angel
    7. For You
    8. Spirit In The Night
    9. It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City


    LP 2 - The Wild, The Innocent and The E Street Shuffle (1973)
    1. The E Street Shuffle
    2. 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
    3. Kitty's Back
    4. Wild Billy's Circus Story
    5. Incident On 57th Street
    6. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
    7. New York City Serenade


    LP 3 - Born To Run (1975)
    1. Thunder Road
    2. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
    3. Night
    4. Backstreets
    5. Born To Run
    6. She's The One
    7. Meeting Across The River
    8. Jungleland


    LP 4 - Darkness On The Edge Of Town (1978)
    1. Badlands
    2. Adam Raised A Cain
    3. Something In The Night
    4. Candy's Room
    5. Racing In The Street
    6. The Promised Land
    7. Factory
    8. Streets Of Fire
    9. Prove It All Night
    10. Darkness On The Edge Of Town


    LP 5 - The River (1980)
    1. The Ties That Bind
    2. Sherry Darling
    3. Jackson Cage
    4. Two Hearts
    5. Independence Day
    6. Hungry Heart
    7. Out In The Street
    8. Crush On You
    9. You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)
    10. I Wanna Marry You
    11. The River


    LP 6 - The River (1980)
    1. Point Blank
    2. Cadillac Ranch
    3. I'm A Rocker
    4. Fade Away
    5. Stolen Car

    6. Ramrod

    7. The Price You Pay
    8. Drive All Night
    9. Wreck On The Highway


    LP 7 - Nebraska (1982)
    1. Nebraska
    2. Atlantic City
    3. Mansion On The Hill
    4. Johnny 99
    5. Highway Patrolman
    6. State Trooper
    7. Used Cars
    8. Open All Night
    9. My Father's House
    10. Reason To Believe


    LP 8 - Born In The U.S.A. (1984)
    1. Born In The U.S.A.
    2. Cover Me
    3. Darlington County
    4. Working On The Highway
    5. Downbound Train
    6. I'm On Fire
    7. No Surrender
    8. Bobby Jean
    9. I'm Goin' Down
    10. Glory Days
    11. Dancing In The Dark
    12. My Hometown

    Bruce Springsteen
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  • Bruce Springsteen: Greatest Hits Bruce Springsteen: Greatest Hits Quick View

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    Bruce Springsteen: Greatest Hits

    Greatest Hits is Bruce Springsteen's first compilation album, originally released February 27, 1995, on Columbia Records. It is a collection of some of Springsteen's hit singles and popular album tracks through the years along with four new songs at the end, mostly recorded with the E Street Band in 1995.
    LP 1
    1. Born to Run
    2. Thunder Road (Album Version)
    3. Badlands (2010 Remastered Version)
    4. The River (Album Version)
    5. Hungry Heart (Album Version)
    6. Atlantic City (Album Version)
    7. Dancing In the Dark
    8. Born in the U.S.A.
    9. My Hometown (Album Version)


    LP 2
    1. Glory Days (Album Version)
    2. Brilliant Disguise (Album Version)
    3. Human Touch (Album Version)
    4. Better Days (Album Version)
    5. Streets of Philadelphia
    6. Secret Garden (Album Version)
    7. Murder Incorporated (Album Version)
    8. Blood Brothers (Album Version)
    9. This Hard Land (Album Version)

    Bruce Springsteen
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  • The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle Quick View

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    The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle

    Ranked 133/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    Mastered By Bob Ludwig Working Under The Supervision Of Springsteen & Engineer Toby Scott


    The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen. It was recorded by Springsteen with the E Street Band at 914 Sound Studios in Blauvelt, New York. The album includes the song Rosalita (Come Out Tonight), the band's most-used set-closing song for the first 10 years of its career.


    As with Springsteen's first album released earlier in the year, The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle was well-received critically but had little commercial success at the time. However, once Springsteen achieved popularity with Born to Run, several selections from this album became popular FM radio airplay and concert favorites. On November 7, 2009, Springsteen and the E Street Band played the album in its entirety for the first time ever in a concert at Madison Square Garden.[2]

    1. The E Street Shuffle
    2. 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
    3. Kitty's Back
    4. Wild Billy's Circus Story
    5. Incident On 57th Street
    6. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
    7. New York City Serenade
    Bruce Springsteen
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    Wrecking Ball

    Bruce Springsteen's politically charged new Columbia Records release Wrecking Ball, his 17th studio album overall, features 11 original songs which 'The Boss' co-produced with Ron Aniello and executive producer Jon Landau. The set boasts three familiar tracks including the title cut which Bruce has performed live since 2009, American Land from the tour in support of 2006's Seeger Sessions and Land of Hope and Dreams, which dates back to the late 1990s.


    Said long-time manager Jon Landau, Bruce has dug down as deep as he can to come up with this vision of modern life. The lyrics tell a story you can't hear anywhere else and the music is his most innovative in recent years. The writing is some of the best of his career and both veteran fans and those who are new to Bruce will find much to love on Wrecking Ball.

    LP1
    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


    LP2
    1. Wrecking Ball
    2. You've Got It
    3. Rocky Ground
    4. Land of Hope and Dreams
    5. We Are Alive

    Bruce Springsteen
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  • Working On A Dream Working On A Dream Quick View

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    Working On A Dream

    Bruce Springsteen's new album Working on a Dream was recorded with the E Street Band and features twelve new Springsteen compositions plus the bonus tracks The Wrestler, from the Darren Aronofsky film of the same name and A Night With the Jersey Devil.


    Springsteen explains, Towards the end of recording Magic, excited by the return to pop production sounds, I continued writing. When my friend producer Brendan O'Brien heard the new songs, he said, 'Let's keep going.' Over the course of the next year, that's just what we did, recording with the E Street Band during the breaks on last year's tour. I hope Working on a Dream has caught the energy of the band fresh off the road from some of the most exciting shows we've ever done. All the songs were written quickly, we usually used one of our first few takes, and we all had a blast making this one from beginning to end.


    Working on a Dream is Bruce Springsteen's twenty-fourth album and it was recorded and mixed at Southern Tracks in Atlanta, GA with additional recording in New York City, Los Angeles and New Jersey.

    1. Outlaw Pete
    2. My Lucky Day
    3. Working on a Dream
    4. Queen of the Supermarket
    5. What Love Can Do
    6. This Life
    7. Good Eye
    8. Tomorrow Never Knows
    9. Life Itself
    10. Kingdom of Days
    11. Surprise, Surprise
    12. The Last Carnival
    13. The Wrestler
    Bruce Springsteen
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    Chapter And Verse

    'Chapter and Verse,' the audio companion to Bruce Springsteen's extraordinary forthcoming autobiography, will be released on Columbia Records. The career-spanning compilation will be released four days before Simon & Schuster publishes 'Born to Run.' Five of the album's 18 tracks have not been previously released.


    Springsteen selected the songs on 'Chapter and Verse' to reflect the themes and sections of 'Born to Run.' The compilation begins with two tracks from The Castiles, featuring a teenaged Springsteen on guitar and vocals, and ends with the title track from 2012's 'Wrecking Ball.' The collected songs trace Springsteen's musical history from its earliest days, telling a story that parallels the one in the book.


    Recordings from Steel Mill and The Bruce Springsteen Band feature musicians who would go on to play in The E Street Band. Solo demos of "Henry Boy" and "Growin' Up" were cut in 1972 shortly before Springsteen began recording his debut album, 'Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.'

    LP 1
    1. Baby I - The Castiles (recorded May 2, 1966, at Mr. Music, Bricktown, NJ; written by Bruce Springsteen and George Theiss; previously unreleased)
    2. You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover - The Castiles (recorded Sept. 16, 1967, at The Left Foot, Freehold, NJ; written by Willie Dixon; previously unreleased)
    3. He's Guilty (The Judge Song) - Steel Mill (recorded Feb. 22, 1970, at Pacific Recording Studio, San Mateo, CA; previously unreleased)
    4. Ballad of Jesse James - The Bruce Springsteen Band (recorded March 14, 1972, at Challenger Eastern Surfboards, Highland, NJ; previously unreleased)
    5. Henry Boy (recorded June 1972, at Mediasound Studios, New York, NY; previously unreleased)
    6. Growin' Up (recorded May 3, 1972, at Columbia Records Recordings Studios, New York, NY; previously appeared on 'Tracks')
    7. 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (1973, 'The Wild, The Innocent & the E Street Shuffle')
    8. Born to Run (1975, 'Born to Run')
    9. Badlands (1977, 'Darkness on the Edge of Town')
    10. The River (1980, 'The River')


    LP 2
    1. My Father's House (1982, 'Nebraska')
    2. Born in the U.S.A. (1984, 'Born in the U.S.A.')
    3. Brilliant Disguise (1987, 'Tunnel of Love')
    4. Living Proof (1992, 'Lucky Town')
    5. The Ghost of Tom Joad (1995, 'The Ghost of Tom Joad')
    6. The Rising (2002, 'The Rising')
    7. Long Time Comin' (2005, 'Devils & Dust')
    8. Wrecking Ball (2012, 'Wrecking Ball')

    Bruce Springsteen
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  • High Hopes High Hopes Quick View

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    High Hopes

    High Hopes' finds Bruce Springsteen in a number of different musical settings, and includes the E Street Band members in various large and small combinations as well as guitarist Tom Morello on eight tracks. Besides Morello, the album also includes appearances on several songs by Clarence Clemons, who passed away in 2011, and Danny Federici, who passed away in 2008, on what Springsteen calls some of our best unreleased material from the past decade. The album was recorded in New Jersey, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Australia and New York City and marks Springsteen's 18th studio album. As Bruce writes in the albums liner notes, I felt they were among the best of my writing and deserved a proper studio recording.
    LP 1
    1. High Hopes
    2. Harry's Place
    3. American Skin (41 Shots)
    4. Just Like Fire Would
    5. Down in the Hole
    6. Heaven's Wall


    LP 2
    1. Frankie Fell in Love

    2. This is Your Sword
    3. Hunter of Invisible Game
    4. The Ghost of Tom Joad (2013)
    5. The Wall
    6. Dream Baby Dream


    CD
    1. High Hopes
    2. Harry's Place
    3. American Skin (41 Shots)
    4. Just Like Fire Would
    5. Down in the Hole

    6. Heaven's Wall
    7. Frankie Fell in Love
    8. This is Your Sword

    9. Hunter of Invisible Game
    10. The Ghost of Tom Joad (2013)

    11. The Wall
    12. Dream Baby Dream

    Bruce Springsteen
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  • Born In The U.S.A. Born In The U.S.A. Quick View

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    Born In The U.S.A.

    Ranked 86/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    Mastered By Bob Ludwig Working Under The Supervision Of Springsteen & Engineer Toby Scott


    Born in the U.S.A. is the seventh studio album by American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen. A critical and commercial success, it found Springsteen marking a departure in his sound. While its predecessor, the dark and acoustic Nebraska, featured songs of pessimism and isolation, Born in the U.S.A.'s lyrics expressed signs of hope in the daily fight of the ordinary American in following the American Dream, a new feeling complemented by synthesized arrangements and a pop-flavored, radio-oriented sound that helped Springsteen to extend his popularity and appeal to mainstream audiences.

    1. Born In The U.S.A.
    2. Cover Me
    3. Darlington County
    4. Working On The Highway
    5. Downbound Train
    6. I'm On Fire
    7. No Surrender
    8. Bobby Jean
    9. I'm Goin' Down
    10. Glory Days
    11. Dancing In The Dark
    12. My Hometown
    Bruce Springsteen
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  • The Album Collection Vol. 2 (1987-1996) The Album Collection Vol. 2 (1987-1996) Quick View

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    The Album Collection Vol. 2 (1987-1996)

    10x Vinyl Box Set


    The Audio Is Sourced From The Highest-Quality Transfers Of Each Original Analogue Album Master


    Acclaimed Engineer Bob Ludwig And Springsteen's Long-Time Engineer Toby Scott Utilized The Plangent Process, Noted For Its Ability To Correct Pitch Errors And Distortions In The Magnetic Tape, Ensuring The Best Possible Quality Versions Of These Albums


    Featuring The First-Ever Vinyl Pressing Of The 1996 Blood Brothers EP


    Includes A 60-Page Book Featuring Rarely-Seen Photos, Memorabilia And Original Press Clippings From This Chapter Of Springsteen's Recording Career


    Includes Certificate of Authenticity (Numbered)


    Includes Onsert


    Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings is set to release Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 2, 1987-1996, a limited-edition, numbered boxed set comprised of material recorded and released by Springsteen for Columbia Records during that period. The long out-of-print LPs are available remastered for the first time on vinyl. In addition to Springsteen's four studio albums from the era, the boxed set includes a special 12" of 1988's live EP Chimes of Freedom, Springsteen's 1993 two-LP MTV Plugged special, and the first-ever vinyl release of the 1996 Blood Brothers EP for a total of 10 discs. All of this material comes in recreations of the original packaging, accompanied by a 60-page book featuring rarely seen photos, memorabilia and original press clippings from the period.


    For The Album Collection Vol. 2, remastered albums from acclaimed engineer Bob Ludwig and Springsteen's longtime engineer Toby Scott have been pressed on vinyl for the first time. The albums were transferred from the original analogue masters using the Plangent Process playback system. 1987's Tunnel of Love and 1992's Human Touch have also been expanded across two LPs to maximize audio quality.


    All four of Bruce Springsteen's studio albums from this period were certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum by the RIAA, with three reaching the Top 5 of the Billboard 200. The Vol. 2 collection follows the 2014 release of Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 1, 1973-1984, which included newly remastered editions of the first seven Bruce Springsteen studio albums.


    Albums included:



    • Tunnel of Love (1987)* (2 LP)
    • Human Touch (1992)* (2 LP)
    • Lucky Town (1992) (1 LP)
    • In Concert / MTV Plugged (1993) (2 LP)
    • The Ghost of Tom Joad (1995) (1 LP)


    * expanded across two LPs to maximize audio quality


    12" EPs included:



    • Chimes of Freedom (1988) (1 EP)
    • Blood Brothers (1996)** (1 EP)


    ** First-ever vinyl release

    Tunnel Of Love
    1. Ain't Got You
    2. Tougher Than The Rest
    3. All That Heaven Will Allow
    4. Spare Parts
    5. Cautious Man
    6. Walk Like A Man
    7. Tunnel Of Love
    8. Two Faces
    9. Brilliant Disguise
    10. One Step Up
    11. When You're Alone
    12. Valentine's Day


    Human Touch
    1. Human Touch
    2. Soul Driver
    3. 57 Channels (And Nothin' On)
    4. Cross My Heart
    5. Gloria's Eyes
    6. With Every Wish
    7. Roll Of The Dice
    8. Real World
    9. All Or Nothin' At All

    10. Man's Job
    11. I Wish I Were Blind

    12. The Long Goodbye
    13. Real Man
    14. Pony Boy


    Lucky Town
    1. Better Days
    2. Lucky Town
    3. Local Hero
    4. If I Should Fall Behind
    5. Leap Of Faith
    6. The Big Muddy
    7. Living Proof
    8. Book Of Dreams
    9. Souls Of The Departed
    10. My Beautiful Reward


    In Concert / MTV Unplugged
    1. Red Headed Woman
    2. Better Days
    3. Atlantic City
    4. Darkness On The Edge Of Town
    5. Man's Job
    6. Human Touch
    7. Lucky Town
    8. I Wish I Were Blind
    9. Thunder Road
    10. Light Of Day
    11. If I Should Fall Behind
    12. Living Proof
    13. My Beautiful Reward


    The Ghost Of Tom Joad
    1. The Ghost Of Tom Joad
    2. Straight Time
    3. Highway 29
    4. Youngstown
    5. Sinaloa Cowboys
    6. The Line
    7. Balboa Park
    8. Dry Lightning
    9. The New Timer
    10. Across The Border
    11. Galveston Bay
    12. My Best Was Never Good Enough


    Chimes Of Freedom
    1. Tougher Than The Rest (Live)
    2. Be True (Live)
    3. Chimes Of Freedom (Live)
    4. Born To Run (Live-Acoustic)


    Blood Brothers
    1. Blood Brothers (Alternate Version)
    2. High Hopes
    3. Murder Incorporated (Live From Tramps)

    4. Secret Garden (With Strings)
    5. Without You

    Bruce Springsteen
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  • Born To Run Born To Run Quick View

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    Born To Run

    Ranked 18/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    Mastered By Bob Ludwig Working Under The Supervision Of Springsteen & Engineer Toby Scott


    Bruce Springsteen spent everything he had - patience, energy, studio time, the physical endurance of his E Street Band - to make his masterpiece. There are a dozen guitar overdubs on the title track alone. The album became a monster, Springsteen recalled. But in making his third album, he was living out the central drama in its gun-the-engine rock & roll: the fight to reconcile big dreams with crushing reality. He found it so hard to re-create the sound in his head - the Jersey-bar dynamite of his live gigs, Phil Spector's grandeur, Roy Orbison's melodrama - that he nearly gave up and put out a live album. But his attention to detail produced a timeless record about the labors and glories of aspiring to greatness.


    -Rolling Stone

    1. Thunder Road
    2. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
    3. Night
    4. Backstreets
    5. Born to Run
    6. She's The One
    7. Meeting Across The River
    8. Jungleland
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    Nebraska (Awaiting Repress)

    Ranked 226/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    Mastered By Bob Ludwig Working Under The Supervision Of Springsteen & Engineer Toby Scott


    Sparsely-recorded on a cassette-tape Portastudio, the tracks on Nebraska were originally intended as demos of songs to be recorded with the E Street Band. However, Springsteen ultimately decided to release the demos himself. Nebraska remains one of the most highly regarded albums in his catalogue. The songs on Nebraska both deal with ordinary, blue collar characters who face a challenge or a turning point in their lives, but also outsiders, criminals and mass murderers, who have little hope for the future - or no future at all, as in the title track, where the main character is sentenced to death in the electric chair. Unlike his previous albums, very little salvation and grace is present within the songs. The album's uncompromising sound and mood, combined with its dark lyrical content has been described by a music critic as one of the most challenging albums ever released by a major star on a major record label.

    1. Nebraska
    2. Atlantic City
    3. Mansion On The Hill
    4. Johnny 99
    5. Highway Patrolman
    6. State Trooper
    7. Used Cars
    8. Open All Night
    9. My Father's House
    10. Reason To Believe
    Bruce Springsteen
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    Van Halen Deluxe Box Set

    Remastered Directly from the Analog Master Recordings by Chris Bellman


    Van Halen will release its first-ever live album to feature original singer David Lee Roth. Recorded on June 21, 2013 at the famed Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, TOKYO DOME LIVE IN CONCERT includes 23 songs, spanning all seven of the band's albums with Roth.


    TOKYO DOME LIVE IN CONCERT features an electrifying performance by singer David Lee Roth, guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. Mixed by award-winning engineer and mixer Bob Clearmountain (Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Roxy Music, Nine Inch Nails, and many more), and mastered by Chris Bellman, the album features such classic anthems as "Dance The Night Away," "Beautiful Girls," "And The Cradle Will Rock " "Unchained," and "Everybody Wants Some!!" as well as blistering versions of "Tattoo," "She's The Woman," and "China Town" from the group's most recent studio album, A Different Kind of Truth.


    Van Halen reinvented the sound of hard rock in 1978 with its influential and wildly successful eponymous debut album and then achieved even greater success six years later with 1984. Both albums would define a generation while selling more than 10 million copies each in the U.S. alone to earn diamond-certification from the RIAA. The band recently went back to the original analog tapes and remastered both of these landmark albums - Van Halen and 1984 - which are now also set for release on March 30, 2015 through Warner Bros. Records.


    Considered one of the greatest debut albums in rock history, Van Halen took the music world by storm in 1978 with an 11-song manifesto that features some of rock radio's most played songs of all time and scorching concert staples like "Runnin' With The Devil," "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love," "Jamie's Cryin'," the band's signature cover of The Kinks' "You Really Got Me," and Eddie Van Halen's finger-tapping tour de force, "Eruption." Six years and five albums later, Van Halen had become one of the biggest bands in world around the release of 1984, which includes a number of the band's most legendary songs such as the #1 hit, "Jump," "Panama," and "Hot For Teacher."


    Mastering engineer Chris Bellman, who remastered the original albums for Bernie Grundman Studios, Hollywood, CA, was enlisted for these new versions. In order to produce the original sound the band intended, Bellman cut straight from the quarter-inch tapes for 180-gram vinyl.

    Van Halen
    1. Runnin' With The Devil
    2. Eruption
    3. You Really Got Me
    4. Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    5. I'm The One
    6. Jamie's Cryin'
    7. Atomic Punk
    8. Feel Your Love Tonight
    9. Little Dreamer
    10. Ice Cream Man
    11. On Fire


    1984
    1. 1984
    2. Jump
    3. Panama
    4. Top Jimmy
    5. Drop Dead Legs
    6. Hot For Teacher
    7. I'll Wait
    8. Girl Gone Bad
    9. House Of Pain


    Tokyo Dome Live
    LP1
    1. Unchained
    2. Runnin' With The Devil
    3. She's The Woman
    4. I'm The One
    5. Tattoo
    6. Everybody Wants Some!!


    LP2
    1. Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    2. China Town
    3. Hear About It Later
    4. (Oh) Pretty Woman
    5. Drum Struck
    6. You Really Got Me


    LP3
    1. Dance The Night Away
    2. I'll Wait
    3. And The Cradle Will Rock...
    4. Hot For Teacher
    5. Women In Love...
    6. Romeo Delight


    LP4
    1. Mean Street
    2. Beautiful Girls
    3. Ice Cream Man
    4. Panama
    5. Eruption
    6. Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    7. Jump

    Van Halen
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    Fine Art Of Self Destruction

    Jesse Malin segued from a decade as frontman for NYC's D Generation, a band whose glam-metal pose was as ironic as it was misunderstood, to this reincarnation as shrewd, stripped-down Gotham singer-songwriter. Comparisons to Bruce Springsteen have already been floated, but Malin's sensibilities here are as subtly shaded and introspective as the Boss's are broad and declamatory. Midwifed by producer/ex-Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams, Malin's affection for the likes of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Steve Earle is obvious, but filtered through a savory, pop-conscious m√Člange of musical textures that evoke everything from Motown to Tex-Mex. Malin's lyrical sense is no less evocative, with simple lines conjuring up worlds of possibilities. It's a debut whose heartfelt country-by-way-of-Delancey-Street songs may bolster notions that irony is indeed dead in the post-9/11 world, but also one whose honesty of voice and purpose ensures the wake will be brief. -Jerry McCulley
    1. Queen of the Underworld
    2. TKO
    3. Wendy
    4. Downliner
    5. Brooklyn
    6. The Fine Art of Self Destruction
    7. Riding on the Subway
    8. High Lonesome
    9. Solitaire
    10. Almost Grown
    11. Xmas
    12. Cigarettes and Violets
    13. Brooklyn (Band Version)
    Jesse Malin
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    Magic (Awaiting Repress)

    1. Radio Nowhere
    2. You'll Be Comin' Down
    3. Livin' in the Future
    4. Your Own Worst Enemy
    5. Gypsy Biker
    6. Girls in Their Summer Clothes
    7. I'll Work for Your Love
    8. Magic
    9. Last to Die
    10. Long Walk Home
    11. Devil's Arcade
    12. Terry's Song
    Bruce Springsteen
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    The Promise: Darkness On The Edge Of Town

    Import


    21 Tracks Spread Out Over Three High-quality, 180 Gram Vinyl LPs. Lyrics To All Of The Songs, A New Essay From Bruce Springsteen And Never-before-seen Photographs From The "Darkness" Sessions Are Also Included


    Darkness was my 'samurai' record, Springsteen writes, stripped to the frame and ready to rumble." But the music that got left behind was substantial. For the first time, fans will have access to 21 previously-unreleased songs from the Darkness recording sessions, songs that, as Springsteen writes, perhaps could have/should have been released after Born To Run and before the collection of songs that Darkness on the Edge of Town became.


    Highlights include the extraordinary rock version of Racing in the Street, the never-before-released original recordings of Because the Night, Fire, and Rendezvous, the supreme pop opus Someday (We'll Be Together), the hilarious Ain't Good Enough for You, the superb soul-based vocal performance on The Broken Hearted, the utterly haunting Breakaway, and the now finally released, fully orchestrated masterpiece and title song, The Promise. All 21 songs have been mixed by Springsteen's long-time collaborator, Bob Clearmountain. According to long-time manager/producer Jon Landau, There isn't a weak card in this deck. The Promise is simply a great listening experience.

    1. Racing In The Street ('78)
    2. Gotta Get That Feeling
    3. Outside Looking In
    4. Someday (We'll Be Together)
    5. One Way Street
    6. Because The Night
    7. Wrong Side Of The Street
    8. The Brokenhearted
    9. Rendezvous
    10. Candy's Boy
    11. Save My Love
    12. Ain't Good Enough For You
    13. Fire
    14. Spanish Eyes
    15. It's A Shame
    16. Come On (Let's Go Tonight)
    17. Talk To Me
    18. The Little Things (My Baby Does)
    19. Breakaway
    20. The Promise
    21. City Of Night
    Bruce Springsteen
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    Eddie Money


    Mastered By Ryan Smith At Sterling Sound


    Plated And Pressed At Quality Record Pressings!


    Stoughton Printing Old-Style Tip-On Jacket


    Edward Joseph Mahoney, a Brooklyn-born second-generation cop who eventually ditched his badge and gun to pursue his rock star dreams as Eddie Money - struck gold right off the bat with his 1977 self-titled debut album.


    The record's leadoff single, Baby Hold On, was actually its biggest hit, but the follow-up single Two Tickets to Paradise, was a sort of spiritual cousin to Bruce Springsteen's Rosalita (Come Out Tonight). It's written from the perspective of a young guy who's desperately trying to convince his girlfriend to ignore her disapproving parents and come away with him on a trip so far away from here. With its smooth production, urgent uptempo chorus, and insistent melodic hook, Tickets was a natural for late '70s FM radio - where it found an immediate home, eventually working its way all the way up to No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100.


    Although Money might have written Two Tickets to Paradise to convince a specific girl to leave town with him, its title became shorthand for that end-of-the-work-week feeling you get when you've fulfilled all of your responsibilities to the Man and you're free to relax without obligations for a little while - like, say, at at an Eddie Money concert, where Tickets has remained a constant fixture of the set list for more than 30 years.


    We've done this Analogue Productions issue up right with top-of-the-line remastering from Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound - for phenomenal sonic quality - and a richly detailed, silent-background Quality Record Pressings 200 gram LP. None better.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Two Tickets To Paradise
    2. You've Really Got A Hold On Me
    3. Wanna Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star
    4. Save A Little Room In Your Heart For Me
    5. So Good To Be In Love Again
    6. Baby Hold On
    7. Don't Worry
    8. Jealousys
    9. Got To Get Another Girl
    10. Gamblin Man
    Eddie Money
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    The River

    Ranked 253/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    Mastered By Bob Ludwig Working Under The Supervision Of Springsteen & Engineer Toby Scott


    The River is the fifth studio album, and the first double album by Bruce Springsteen.


    The sources of The River go back into earlier parts of Springsteen's recording career. Independence Day, Point Blank, The Ties That Bind, Ramrod, and Sherry Darling were leftovers from his previous album, Darkness on the Edge of Town, and had been featured on the 1978 tour, as had parts of Drive All Night as a long interpolation within Backstreets. The River had premiered at the September 1979 Musicians United for Safe Energy concerts, gaining a featured spot in the subsequent documentary No Nukes.


    Originally, Springsteen intended The River to be a single set entitled The Ties That Bind and released in late 1979 with 10 tracks. Springsteen added darker material after he'd written the title track. Indeed, The River became noted for its mix of the frivolous next to the solemn. This was intentional, and in contrast to Darkness, for as Springsteen said during an interview, Rock and roll has always been this joy, this certain happiness that is in its way the most beautiful thing in life. But rock is also about hardness and coldness and being alone ... I finally got to the place where I realized life had paradoxes, a lot of them, and you've got to live with them.

    LP1
    1. The Ties That Bind
    2. Sherry Darling
    3. Jackson Cage
    4. Two Hearts
    5. Independence Day
    6. Hungry Heart
    7. Out In The Street
    8. Crush On You
    9. You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)
    10. I Wanna Marry You
    11. The River


    LP2
    1. Point Blank
    2. Cadillac Ranch
    3. I'm A Rocker
    4. Fade Away
    5. Stolen Car
    6. Ramrod
    7. The Price You Pay
    8. Drive All Night
    9. Wreck On The Highway

    Bruce Springsteen
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    The Sopranos Soundtrack (Colored Vinyl) (Awaiting Repress)

    Red with Black Smoke Colored Vinyl


    Available On Vinyl For The First Time Ever! Mastered For Vinyl And Lacquers Created By Kevin Gray, Pressed On 180 Gram Limited Edition Vinyl.


    Imagine an album that could contain tracks by Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and Elvis Costello, as well as Frank Sinatra, Cream, and Van Morrison. That's part of the lineup on this various-artists sampler of music used in the television series The Sopranos, music that dates from each of the last five decades of the 20th century, from Bo Diddley's 1950s hit ''I'm a Man'' to Eurythmics' ''I've Tried Everything'' from their 1999 reunion album, Peace. Familiar songs like Sinatra's ''It Was a Very Good Year'' are given a new flavor by being sequenced between very different yet oddly complementary songs. The most interesting moments, however, come with the less familiar material -- cast member ''Little Steven'' Van Zandt and the Disciples of Soul's ''Inside of Me,'' Elvis Costello & the Attractions' live take on ''Complicated Shadows,'' Wyclef Jean's rap over Sly & the Family Stone's ''Family Affair'' on ''Blood Is Thicker Than Water,'' which refers specifically to the mafia family story line of the show. The result sounds like an hour with the radio station of your dreams, which is what this kind of album aspires to be. ~ AllMusic Review by William Ruhlman

    LP1
    1. A3 - Woke Up This Morning
    2. R.L. Burnside - It's Bad You Know
    3. Frank Sinatra - It Was A Very Good Year
    4. Bob Dylan - Gotta Serve Somebody
    5. Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul - Inside Of Me
    6. Cream - I Feel Free
    7. Them Featuring Van Morrison - Mystic Eyes


    LP2
    1. Bruce Springsteen - State Trooper
    2. Bo Diddley - I'm A Man
    3. Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Complicated Shadows
    4. Nick Lowe - The Beast In Me
    5. Los Lobos - Viking
    6. Wyclef Jean - Blood Is Thicker Than Water
    7. Eurythmics - I've Tried Everything

    Various Artists
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    Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ


    Mastered By Bob Ludwig Working Under The Supervision of Springsteen & Engineer Toby Scott


    Bruce Springsteen's debut album found him squarely in the tradition of Bob Dylan: folk-based tunes arranged for an electric band featuring piano and organ (plus, in Springsteen's case, 1950s-style rock & roll tenor saxophone breaks), topped by acoustic guitar and a husky voice singing lyrics full of elaborate, even exaggerated imagery. But where Dylan had taken a world-weary, cynical tone, Springsteen was exuberant. His street scenes could be haunted and tragic, as they were in Lost in the Flood, but they were still imbued with romanticism and a youthful energy. Asbury Park painted a portrait of teenagers cocksure of themselves, yet bowled over by their discovery of the world. It was saved from pretentiousness (if not preciousness) by its sense of humor and by the careful eye for detail that kept even the most high-flown language rooted. Like the lyrics, the arrangements were busy, but the melodies were well developed and the rhythms, pushed by drummer Vincent Lopez, were breakneck.

    - William Ruhlmann (All Music)

    1. Blinded By The Light
    2. Growin' Up
    3. Mary Queen Of Arkansas
    4. Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street?
    5. Lost In The Flood
    6. The Angel
    7. For You
    8. Spirit In The Night
    9. It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City
    Bruce Springsteen
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    Darkness On The Edge Of Town

    Ranked 150/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    Mastered By Bob Ludwig Working Under The Supervision Of Springsteen & Engineer Toby Scott


    Coming three years and one extended court battle after Born to Run, Darkness on the Edge of Town was highly anticipated. Some attributed the album's embattled tone to Bruce Springsteen's legal troubles, but it carried on from Born to Run, in which Springsteen had first begun to view his colorful cast of characters as losers. On Darkness, he began to see them as the working class: his characters, some of whom he inhabited and sang for in the first person, had little and were in danger of losing even that. Their only hope for redemption lay in working harder, and their only escape lay in driving. Springsteen presented these hard truths in hard rock settings, the tracks paced by powerful drumming and searing guitar solos. Though not as heavily produced as Born to Run, Darkness was given a full-bodied sound; Springsteen's stories were becoming less heroic, but his musical style remained grand; the sound, and the conviction in his singing, added weight to songs like Racing in the Street and the title track, transforming the pathetic into the tragic. But despite the rock & roll fervor, Darkness was no easy listen, and it served notice that Springsteen was already willing to risk his popularity for his principles.


    -William Ruhlmann (All Music)

    1. Badlands
    2. Adam Raised A Cain
    3. Something In The Night
    4. Candy's Room
    5. Racing In The Street
    6. The Promised Land
    7. Factory
    8. Streets Of Fire
    9. Prove It All Night
    10. Darkness On The Edge Of Town
    Bruce Springsteen
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    American V: A Hundred Highways

    The ethical questions surrounding this final album in the American Recordings series are as unavoidable as they are, ultimately, peripheral. While the
    vocal tracks were recorded in the months just prior to Johnny Cash's passing in September 2003, the arrangements weren't undertaken until two years
    later. And though producer Rick Rubin had become a trusted friend, the Man in Black wasn't around to approve or disapprove, let alone guide, the final
    sessions. However, if the pure power of these recordings doesn't quiet the skeptics, nothing will. With Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench
    and slide guitar session pro Smokey Hormel on board (all three of whom appear on earlier Cash albums), along with guitarists Matt Sweeney and Johnny
    Polansky, the sound is stately and acoustic, but rarely staid, even as the dynamics of earlier recordings in the series are absent. Instead, the songs have
    a measured, elegiac intensity, the sound of musicians choosing their notes carefully and making just the right choices.


    The songs Cash sings are, unsurprisingly, confessional and reflective: his mortality and his mistakes, his maker and his salvation, and the loss of his wife
    June and the end of his career may have weighed on his mind, but in these songs he both embodies and transcends his personal history. On God's
    Gonna Cut You Down, as the musicians clap and stomp behind him, his voice cuts through the air like that same avenging hand. On the new original
    Like the 309--the last song Cash ever wrote--he cops to being short of breath, and that voice becomes a metaphor for what each of us will one day face.
    On Gordon Lightfoot's If You Read My Mind, Rubin flirts with overwhelming the damp bittersweetness of Cash's phrasing in tasteful atmospherics, but
    the voice is implacable, hitting and finding notes one never expected he'd have the will to find. Likewise, it's hard to believe this is his first recording of Ian
    Tyson's Four Strong Winds; the elemental narrative seems to have been written for him. Two songs, however, Cash has recorded before: the bornagain
    hymn I Came to Believe and the final spiritual, I'm Free from the Chain Gang Now. The latter especially is a definitive testament, as is his version
    of Bruce Springsteen's Further On (Up the Road). One sunny morning we'll rise, I know / And I'll meet you further on up the road, he sings. If only,
    John, if only. --Roy Kasten

    1. Help Me (Album Version)
    2. God's Gonna Cut You Down (Album Version)
    3. Like The 309 (Album Version)
    4. If You Could Read My Mind (Album Version)
    5. Further On Up The Road (Album Version)
    6. On The Evening Train (Album Version)
    7. I Came To Believe (Album Version)
    8. Love's Been Good To Me (Album Version)
    9. A Legend In My Time (Album Version)
    10. Rose Of My Heart (Album Version)
    11. Four Strong Winds (Album Version)
    12. I'm Free From The Chain Gang Now (Album Version)
    Johnny Cash
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    Handwritten (Awaiting Repress)


    Blue Colored Vinyl


    The late Nashville songwriter Harlan Howard famously defined the ingredients of a great song as three chords and the truth. Every songwriter knows three chords, but laying bare the truth? Now that can be an altogether trickier affair. In January of 2012, The Gaslight Anthem piled into their old tour van and headed across the New Jersey state line for a 14 hour road trip to Nashville on their own quest for the truth. Their destination was 2806 Azalea Place, Nashville, Blackbird Studio, where the New Brunswick quartet had booked five weeks recording time with producer Brendan O'Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, AC/DC). Their mission: to reconnect with rock 'n' roll in its most feral, pure, stripped-raw form.


    Brian Fallon was thirteen years old when he discovered The Clash's self-titled debut album in the racks of Sound Effects Records in Hackettstown, New Jersey: the owner of the store promised the young teenager that the record would change his life. He wasn't wrong. But there was a time, not so very long ago, when The Gaslight's Anthem frontman had grown weary of the sound of electric guitars. After three albums of soulful, impassioned, hearts-on-fire punk rock, Sink Or Swim (2007), The '59 Sound (2008) and American Slang (2010), Fallon needed a change of pace, a change of scenery.


    And so, in January of 2011, together with TGA guitar tech Ian Perkins, he formed The Horrible Crowes, a darkly melancholic side-project inspired by his love of The Afghan Whigs, Tom Waits and PJ Harvey. After the band's acclaimed debut album Elsie dropped in September, Fallon joined fellow punk rock troubadours Chuck Ragan, Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio) and Dave Hause (The Loved Ones) on the acoustic Revival Tour, airing stripped-down versions of Gaslight Anthem and Horrible Crowes songs to packed rooms across Europe. And then he returned home to New Jersey and Gaslight, re-energized, renewed and ready to make a full-tilt rock 'n' roll record again.


    After six weeks of that there's nothing you want to hear more than a Marshall stack turned all the way up, he says with a laugh. The result is Handwritten, the most committed, affecting and compelling album of The Gaslight Anthem's career to date. Introduced by muscular lead-off single 45, which received it's world premiere on BBC Radio 1 as Zane Lowe's Hottest Record In The World on April 30, it finds the Jersey boys in inspired form, decanting '60's soul, '70's stadium rock, '80s hardcore and '90's grunge into eleven white-knuckle, blue-collar everyman anthems. Fallon likens its incandescent electrical storms to Tom Petty songs (being) played by Pearl Jam. Put more simply, it's a supercharged American rock 'n' roll classic.


    We've taken everything we do and gone to 10 with it, explains Fallon. This is definitely the Gaslight Anthem record I would want next, if I were a fan. American Slang was cool, but this sounds like a band who has plugged back into the electric socket again. I think these songs are the closest thing to what we should have always sounded like, adds guitarist Alex Rosamilia. We just hadn't figured out yet how to play it right.


    Fallon credits Brendan O'Brien for capturing the raw, live-off-the-floor feel of Handwritten. Fine-tuned in the living room of the small rental house the band shared in Nashville, its eleven tracks were recorded with the whole band eyeball-to-eyeball in one room at Blackbird, vibing off one another's energy. The electricity in the recordings is tangible. Brendan taught us a ton about songwriting and recording as a band, Fallon notes. The whole experience was amazing. That's the guy that recorded Pearl Jam, that's the guy that recorded Bruce Springsteen, that's the guy that did Rage Against The Machine; and that's the guy you want to say 'It's good', because when he says it's good, that's when it's good.


    The purity of O'Brien's stark, unadorned recording process served to inspire Fallon's approach to the lyrical themes on Handwritten too. Where previous Gaslight Anthem albums evoked deathless images of Americana, all Cadillacs, jukeboxes, Ferris wheels and wistful, romanticized vignettes of star-struck lovers disappearing into the great wide open, Handwritten is rooted in Fallon's own experiences, lending the record a more immediate, emotional edge. Now I am no angel but I got nothing to hide, the singer rasps on the brooding grunge-noir of Too Much Blood. Can you say the same thing for yourself tonight?


    It's supposed to be a letter to whoever is listening, says Fallon. Like, this is what we got beat up by and maybe you did too. There's so many things that I just never wrote about, real personal stuff that I just wasn't ready to talk about yet. Now I think being an adult I have some reflection on it. We wanted to look back on the music that we first found when we were in high school. The truth is, if you're my age, you were listening to Peal Jam and Nirvana and Soundgarden. When that music came out these were guys that we could relate to. They weren't the biggest bands in the world by accident.


    And it's no accident either that with Handwritten, the Gaslight Anthem themselves sound built to take on the world. After years paying their dues in the punk rock underground, their major label debut is assuredly the work of a young band who know their time is now. And their laidback, charismatic frontman is ready. I've always been ready for arenas, Fallon smiles. I've just been waiting for them to catch up to me. I want to play Giant Stadium, I always wanted to be a major label, major league band. If I can be the kid that's on the cover of Time magazine, I'll take it. And I'll buy you a drink while I'm at it.

    1. 45
    2. Handwritten
    3. Here Comes My Man
    4. Mulholland Drive
    5. Keepsake
    6. Too Much Blood
    7. Howl
    8. Biloxi Parish
    9. Desire
    10. Mae
    11. National Anthem
    Gaslight Anthem
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