Western Stars Bruce Springsteen
Dear HIGHRESAUDIO Visitor,
due to territorial constraints and also different releases dates in each country you currently can`t purchase this album. We are updating our release dates twice a week. So, please feel free to check from time-to-time, if the album is available for your country.
We suggest, that you bookmark the album and use our Short List function.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Yours sincerely, HIGHRESAUDIO
- 1Hitch Hikin'03:35
- 2The Wayfarer04:18
- 3Tucson Train03:29
- 4Western Stars04:39
- 5Sleepy Joe's Café03:12
- 6Drive Fast (The Stuntman)04:16
- 7Chasin' Wild Horses05:03
- 9Somewhere North of Nashville01:53
- 11There Goes My Miracle04:03
- 12Hello Sunshine03:54
- 13Moonlight Motel04:17
Info for Western Stars
Bruce Springsteen's first new studio album in five years takes his music to a new place, drawing inspiration in part from the Southern California pop records of the late '60s and early '70s. The 13 tracks on 'Western Stars' encompass a sweeping range of American themes, of highways and desert spaces, of isolation and community and the permanence of home and hope. Ron Aniello produced the album with Springsteen and plays bass, keyboard, and other instruments. Patti Scialfa provides vocals and contributes vocal arrangements on four tracks. The musical arrangements include strings, horns, pedal steel and contributions from more than 20 other players including Jon Brion (who plays celeste, Moog and farfisa), as well as guest appearances by David Sancious, Charlie Giordano and Soozie Tyrell. The album was mixed by 13-time Grammy winner Tom Elmhirst.
“Western Stars” is the second Thom Zimny-directed video from the new album. Springsteen previously shared a Zimny-helmed performance clip of “Tucson Train,” which Esquire referred to as “heart-swelling,” adding “Springsteen seems to be steadying his gaze on the grittier, more difficult corners of his mind.” Prior to the two visual pieces, Springsteen shared “Hello Sunshine” from Western Stars, which NPR Music said “has a kinship with great country philosophers like Willie Nelson and Charlie Rich.” He also shared “There Goes My Miracle” from the album, which Billboard noted “reveals a whole different gear from the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.”
"Some of Springsteen’s most beguiling work ever...the sound dates back to Springsteen’s youth, and he channels it masterfully." (Rolling Stone)
"Hauntingly brilliant...it’s nothing like the Boss has done before...Western Stars is more than worth the trip.” (USA Today)
"A gorgeous love letter to the idea of songs providing salvation...the sort of magic Springsteen specializes in conjuring." (Entertainment Weekly)
Bruce Springsteen's recording career spans more than thirty years, beginning with 1973's Columbia Records release 'Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ.' By 1975, the covers of both Time and Newsweek declared Springsteen's music a national phenomenon. He has released twenty-four albums, garnered nineteen Grammy Awards, won an Oscar (for 1994's "Streets of Philadelphia") and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Springsteen's newest album 'Working On a Dream,' debuted at number one on the Billboard chart in 16 countries, including the U.S. He is a 2009 recipient of Kennedy Center Honors.
This album contains no booklet.