Bruce Springsteen

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Can’t think of anyone out there who’s had such a trajectory from zero credibility to maximum credibility within my peer group during my lifetime. He was the epitome of unfashionable in the 90s and now look at us fawn.

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who?

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Greetings From Asbury Park through to Tunnel of Love is probably my favourite run of albums by any musician/band

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poor man’s Meatloaf

Only one that comes close is Fleetwood Mac, but they’re not as adored as Springsteen among the indie bedwetters crowd.

Incidentally, I have a theory that the rehabilitation of Springsteen’s reputation coincides with the death of known Bossphobe John Peel. Once Peel died it was okay to like Bruce, for some reason

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Highways jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive

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Probably helps that he reunited with the E Street Band as well

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YEEEEEEAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH

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Even reading that sentence fucks me up. What a hero.

I’m a pretty boring hetero but young Bruce is well sexy

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How to time a live song intro:

Met Bruce 10 hours after arriving in America. My Facebook profile pic will never change.

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This guy gets it^
:+1:

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Born to Run was the first dance song at my wedding

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absolutely untouchable

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The Hold Steady version of this is also pretty great - they go full E-street band on it rather than stripped down Nebraska sound

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