Bruce Springsteen’s first studio album since 2010’s ‘The Promise’ has acquired a title and release date. ‘Wrecking Ball’, which constitutes his seventeenth long player overall, will be released by Sony/Columbia on 5 Mar and is billed by manager John Landau as Springsteen’s “vision of modern life”.
Landau tells Rolling Stone: “It’s a rock record that combines elements of both Bruce’s classic sound and his ‘Seeger Sessions’ experience, with new textures and styles”.
Co-produced by Springsteen and studio veteran Ron Aniello, the album also features a guest appearances by Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello and session drummer Matt Chamberlain.
Adds Landau: “It was an experimental effort with a new producer. Bruce and Ron used a wide variety of players to create something that both rocks and is very fresh”.
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