Bruce Springsteen announces new album 'Western Stars'

Having spent the last year performing his one-man show on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen is returning to his roots as he announces the details of his nineteenth studio album.

The new full-length 'Western Stars' is his first collection of new material since 2014's 'High Hopes', was recorded primarily at Springsteen’s home studio in New Jersey with additional recording in California and New York, and according to the press release, draws "inspiration in part from the Southern California pop records of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s".

Speaking about his upcoming release, The Boss added, “This record is a return to my solo recordings featuring character driven songs and sweeping, cinematic orchestral arrangements. It's a jewel box of a record."

Ron Aniello produced the album with Springsteen and plays bass, keyboard, alongside other instruments. Patti Scialfa provides vocals and contributes vocal arrangements on four of the 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.

Check out the full tracklisting for 'Western Stars' below.

'Western Stars' Tracklist:
1. Hitch Hikin’
2. The Wayfarer
3. Tucson Train
4. Western Stars
5. Sleepy Joe’s Café
6. Drive Fast (The Stuntman)
7. Chasin’ Wild Horses
8. Sundown
9. Somewhere North of Nashville
10. Stones
11. There Goes My Miracle
12. Hello Sunshine
13. Moonlight Motel

More News

Baio unveils new singles 'Dead Hand Control' and 'Take It From Me'

With his highly-anticipated new album set to drop later this month, Baio has now returned to deliver a pair of new cuts lifted from his forthcoming... 7 hours 21 min ago

Animal Collective announce new score for documentary 'Crestone'

Having spent the last year releasing music both collectively and apart, two members of Animal Collective have now announced a new score for a... 12 hours 45 min ago

Aerial East shares new single 'Katharine'

With her eagerly-awaited new album dropping in less than a month, Aerial East has now returned to share the next cut to be taken from her forthcoming... 14 hours 37 min ago

Foo Fighters celebrate Dave Grohl’s birthday with new single 'Waiting On A War'

With their highly-anticipated new album landing in just a couple of weeks, Foo Fighters have now returned to deliver the next cut to be lifted from... 1 day 6 hours ago

Middle Kids announce new album 'Today We're The Greatest'

After returning at the end of last year with their comeback single 'R U 4 Me?', Middle Kids have now announced their plans for a new studio album,... 1 day 7 hours ago

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets deliver new single 'Pukebox'

With their eagerly-awaited new album landing next month, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets are back with a bang as they deliver the next cut to be taken from... 1 day 7 hours ago

Field Music return with new track 'Orion From The Street'

Following on from the release of their much-loved studio album 'Making A New World' last year, Field Music have now returned to share a brand new... 1 day 12 hours ago

Noga Erez announces new album 'KIDS'

Following on from the release of her highly-praised debut LP 'Off The Radar' in 2017, Noga Erez has now announced her plans for a new studio album,... 1 day 14 hours ago

Julien Baker unveils new single 'Hardline'

With her new album set to arrive near the end of next month, Julien Baker has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from her forthcoming full-length... 2 days 7 hours ago