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“I watch every night, and I’m constantly amazed at the energy he has,” says Bittan.Springsteen is also fond of mixing things up a bit.
“We are all parts of a 40-year-old, well-oiled machine directed in every aspect by Bruce.In July last year, when the Wrecking Ball tour came to Hyde Park, in London, promoters pulled the plug on an encore performance by Springsteen and Paul Mc Cartney because the three-hour show had gone past its official 10.30pm curfew, provoking guitarist Stevie Van Zandt to denounce Britain as a “police state”, and proclaim: “we break curfews in every country”.Two weeks later, in Helsinki, the band closed the European leg of the tour by performing for four hours and six minutes, which fans claim was Springsteen’s longest ever show.So you’d better pay attention or you’re going to miss the bus.When we leave the stage at night, we don’t leave anything up there; we are giving you everything we have.” Concerts are so unpredictable that Lofgren keeps 30 guitars by the side of the stage, including banjos, lap steel and pedal steel guitars so he’s ready for any contingency. The way to handle this is to not spend much time with these old classmates and make sure your husband is invited to every event.
If dude gets himself together and wants to try again, that would be up to you. As the recently-departed Tom Petty would sing, “It’s alright if you love me. Hard to believe morons of that viewpoint still exist, but they’re out there.
I have never seen any other aggregation of singer and band that’s like this.” Guitarist Nils Lofgren, a member of the E Street Band since 1984, as well as being an acclaimed solo artist in his own right, agrees.
“In Bruce, you’ve got a guy with hundreds of great songs, which is the core of any rock ’n’ roll show, [who is also] an incredible singer and performer,” he says.
There will be 18 musicians, dipping in and out of music that encompasses blues, soul, gospel and folk, all focused on rock’s most charismatic, critically lauded and popularly acclaimed singer-songwriter.
Over a 41-year recording career, Springsteen has sold more than 120 million albums, won 20 Grammy awards, and played thousands of gigs, mostly backed by his legendary ensemble the E Street Band.
It’s not for nothing that they call him “The Boss”.