As with all things related to new
A new single, “We Take Care of Our Own,” was rolled out Thursday via his web site (brucespringsteen.net), and Springsteen is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech March 15 at the annual
In addition, a lengthy stadium-level tour by Springsteen and
There’s talk that Springsteen will kick off the tour at South by Southwest in mid-March and that he is looking at suitable venues for the concert, including the Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, which has a seating capacity of more than 100,000. In addition, there are unconfirmed reports circulating that Springsteen is looking at a possible date at
“Wrecking Ball” is coproduced by Ron Aniello, who worked previously with Springsteen’s wife, Patti Scialfa, on her 2007 album, “Play it as it Lays,” as well as a long string of mainstream pop-rock bands, including
The song is shaped as something of a flag-waving anthem, but it's tinged with ambivalence and doubt: "Where's the promise from sea to shining sea?" Springsteen sings.
Springsteen's 17th studio album will consist of 11 songs, and reportedly includes a cameo from Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello.