Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ Soundtrack album to accompany directorial debut out on 25th October

September 27, 2019


Columbia Records will release ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ on 25th October featuring each of the live performances captured in Bruce Springsteen’s directorial debut ‘Western Stars.’ The soundtrack includes every song from Springsteen’s most recent studio album of the same name, as well as a cover of Glen Campbell’s ‘Rhinestone Cowboy.’‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ pulls the audio from the film co-directed by Bruce Springsteen and longtime collaborator Thom Zimny. Springsteen and Ron Aniello produced the soundtrack and its audio was mixed by Bob Clearmountain and mastered by Bob Ludwig, the same duo behind ‘Springsteen on Broadway.

Pre-order the album HERE

The ‘Western Stars’ film is a cinematic retelling of Springsteen’s first studio album in five years, as he plays the album backed by a band and full orchestra at Stone Hill Farm in Colts Neck, NJ. The film premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and is written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, with special guest Patti Scialfa. Zimny, Jon Landau, Barbara Carr and George Travis produced the film, with Springsteen serving as executive producer. The original score is by Springsteen.

The ‘Western Stars’ album has become a global success reaching No. 1 on charts in every continent and hailed by critics as some of the finest music of his career. The album also placed Springsteen alongside David Bowie and the Rolling Stones one of the Top 5 acts with the most No. 1 UK albums.

‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ track list:     

Hitch Hikin’     

The Wayfarer     

Tucson Train     

Western Stars     

Sleepy Joe’s Café     

Drive Fast (The Stuntman)      

Chasin’ Wild Horses     



North of Nashville     


There Goes My Miracle     

Hello Sunshine     

Moonlight Motel      

Rhinestone Cowboy  

All songs written by Bruce Springsteen, except “Rhinestone Cowboy”

 ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ performers:

Bruce Springsteen: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar                        

Patti Scialfa: Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Arrangements

Rob Mathes: Keyboards, Piano 

Charlie Giordano: Piano, Organ, Accordion           

Marc Muller: Pedal Steel, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar

Gunnar Olsen: Drums

Ben Butler: Electric Guitar, Banjo    

Kaveh Rastegar: Bass Guitar            

Henry Hey: Keyboards                     

Violins: Joanna Maurer (Concertmaster), Monica Davis, Maggie Gould, Joyce Hamman, Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Laura Lutze, Annaliesa Place, Emma Sutton, and Robin Zeh          

Violas: Maurycy Banaszek, Will Frampton, and Celia Hatton

Cellos: Andrew Janss, Maureen McDermott, and Alan Stepansky

French Horns: Rachel Drehmann and Zohar Schondorf

Trumpets: Barry Danielian and Curt Ramm

Background Vocals: Patti Scialfa, Soozie Tyrell, Lisa Lowell, Vaneese Thomas, and Surrenity XYZ

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.