Image for Bruce Springsteen Talks Patriotic Inspiration On ‘Wrecking Ball’

Bruce Springsteen Talks Patriotic Inspiration On ‘Wrecking Ball’

Written by Marc Zanotti on February 20, 2012

The Boss is taking names and kicking ass on this new record Wrecking Ball, set for release on March 5, 2012.

NME has reported that Springsteen revealed some new material from Wrecking Ball during a recent press conference at Theatre Marigny in Paris. While showcasing his new works, Springsteen spoke about the inspiration behind Wrecking Ball, saying he was motivated by the economic crisis of the US and the lack of accountability.

“I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream.”

When speaking with The Guardian Springsteen added,

“What was done to our country was wrong and unpatriotic and un-American and nobody has been held to account. There is a real patriotism underneath the best of my music, but it is a critical, questioning and often angry patriotism.”

Springsteen is currently scheduled to attend South By Southwest in Austin, Texas on March 15 where he will be appearing as the keynote speaker.

Check out Spingsteen’s latest single We Take Care Of Our Own

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

More On Music Feeds

Culture/Tech

‘The Book Of Mormon’ Is Coming To Melbourne

The creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, are bringing their Broadway hit show The Book Of Mormon to Australia, and have announced the show will debut in Melbourne from January 2017.

News

Circa Survive Announce Australian Tour With PVRIS

Philadelphia alt-rock outfit Circa Survive have announced plans to return to Australia this September for an East Coast tour where they’ll be joined by Massachusetts rockers PVRIS.

News

Amy Winehouse’s Family Says New Doco “Misleading”, Contains “Basic Untruths”

Highly anticipated Amy Winehouse documentary, Amy, has come under fire from the late singer’s family, who have branded the film “misleading”.

News

Mark Ronson Splendour 2015 Sideshows

British producer Mark Ronson has today announced he will perform three headlining Australian shows this July, on top of his Sunday night headlining set at Splendour In The Grass 2015.

News

Mumford & Sons Are Just Trying Not To Hate Themselves Right Now

Everyone’s favourite banjo totally rockin’ electric guitar slingers and purveyors of overtly sincere folk rock stadium-ready radio rock are clearly in the throes of a fully fledged identity crisis.

News

The Presets Are Raging At Fans Supporting “State-Sanctioned Murder”

Aussie electro duo The Presets have come out swinging against the death penalty, showing support for the families of Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, whose execution has been set for this week.

Around the web

This May Also Interest You