Friday, January 22, 2016
Bruce Springsteen Covers David Bowie, Resurrects 'The River' at Tour Opener (Rolling Stone)
Ever since Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band reunited back in 1999, a major component of their live shows has been spontaneity. When they last toured in 2014, it was impossible to know what songs might pop up on any given night, whether it was an unexpected cover like Lorde's "Royals" or Van Halen's "Jump," crazily obscure studio outtakes like "The Iceman" and "Living on the Edge of the World" or even alternate versions of familiar tunes like "Racing in the Street '78" and "Prove It All Night" with the long piano/guitar intro last heard on the Darkness on the Edge of Town tour.
Read more of Andy Greene's review @ Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bruce-springsteen-covers-david-bowie-resurrects-the-river-at-tour-opener-20160117#ixzz3xhomMVG5