Bruce Springsteen took a web page out of the Taylor Swift playbook by dropping a video for his new single, “Hi there Sunshine,” onto the Web precisely at midnight. Springsteen doesn’t seem within the clip, which reveals an previous automotive with New Jersey plates touring by the desert.
He spent all week teasing the release with cryptic photographs of desert landscapes on his social media accounts, and on Thursday morning he revealed that his new LP Western Stars — his first album of latest, authentic songs since 2012’s Wrecking Ball — would come out on June 14th.
“This file is a return to my solo recordings that includes character pushed songs and sweeping, cinematic orchestral preparations,” Springsteen stated in a press release. “It’s a jewel field of a file.”
The album was impressed by Sixties/Seventies California pop artists like Burt Bacharach and Glen Campbell, and the affect could be very evident on “Hi there Sunshine,” which could be very a lot in the identical vein as classics like “Wichita Lineman” and “All people’s Talkin’.”
“I don’t know if folks will hear these influences, however that was what I had in my thoughts,” Springsteen told Variety in December. “It gave me one thing to hook an album round; it gave me some inspiration to write down. And likewise, it’s a singer-songwriter file. It’s related to my solo information writing-wise, extra Tunnel of Love and Devils & Mud, but it surely’s not like them in any respect. Simply completely different characters dwelling their lives.”
Western Stars was produced by Ron Aniello and options contributions by founding E Avenue Band keyboardist David Sancious, and Soozie Tyrell and Charlie Giordano of the present incarnation of the group. Springsteen has but to point if he plans on touring in assist of Western Stars, although he has put in…