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Bruce Springsteen
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Bruce Springsteen

Album: TBA
Release Date: TBA
The Boss had a busy 2016, performing his 1980 classic The River in its entirety night after night, campaigning passionately for Hillary Clinton, and releasing the acclaimed memoir Born to Run. And all that time, he's been sitting on a new solo album. Springsteen broke the news to Rolling Stone last February, saying he'd begun recording the new material even before the release of Wrecking Ball in 2012 and finished it in summer 2015. But Springsteen's longtime manager Jon Landau tells fans not to expect a 21st Century Nebraska. "When I say solo record, I'm not talking about an acoustic record," he said in a Billboard interview last July. "It is, in fact, a very expansive record, a very rich record." So when is it coming? "The next opening I have, we'll slot it in and get it out," the 67-year-old rocker says.

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