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Bruce Springsteen releases ‘Sundown’ performance video from ‘Western Stars’ film and soundtrack album

October 4, 2019

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN RELEASES ‘SUNDOWN’ PERFORMANCE VIDEO FROM DIRECTORIAL DEBUT ‘WESTERN STARS’ (OUT 28 OCTOBER) AND SOUNDTRACK ALBUM ‘WESTERN STARS – SONGS FROM THE FILM’ (OUT 25 OCTOBER)

Bruce Springsteen has shared a performance video of ‘Sundown’ captured for his upcoming directorial debut ‘Western Stars’. ‘Sundown’ is included in both the film, released on 28th October, and accompanying soundtrack album ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ (Columbia Records) out on 25th October. The soundtrack album pulls the audio from the film, which includes performances of every song from Springsteen’s most recent studio album of the same name, as well as a cover of Glen Campbell’s ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’. Springsteen performs each of the fourteen songs with special guest Patti Scialfa, backed by a band and full orchestra under the cathedral ceiling of a historic, nearly 100-year-old barn at Stone Hill Farm in Colts Neck, NJ.

PRE-ORDER ‘WESTERN STARS – SONGS FROM THE FILM’ 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 will have its European premiere next week at the BFI London Film Festival. It 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     

Sundown     

Somewhere

North of Nashville     

Stones     

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 

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