Bruce Springsteen

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Rockin' in the free world? Inside the rightwing takeover of protest music
It’s easy to laugh at hardcore patriots misunderstanding Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA, but such appropriation is increasingly widespread – and dangerously twisting the truth

Luke Ottenhof

13, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The week in audio: Laura Barton's Notes on Music; The Crisis – review
Barton meditates on Springsteen, sad songs and the heady age of 17. Plus, a compelling new podcast that treats the climate crisis as a whodunnit

Miranda Sawyer

03, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Brit awards nominations 2021: Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks and Celeste lead improved field for women
Women dominate British album category, while more than half the nominees in key categories are non-white

Laura Snapes

31, Mar, 2021 @3:30 PM

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By recognising UK rap and women's creativity, the Brits are finally in tune
Following criticism for being too white and too male, it seems the Brits have listened with this year’s wider-ranging nominees

Alexis Petridis

31, Mar, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Drink-driving charges against Bruce Springsteen dropped
Rock star ‘pleased with outcome’ of court hearing in which he was fined $500 for drinking alcohol in a national park

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Feb, 2021 @5:28 PM

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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen team up for new podcast
Former president talks with rock legend about their backgrounds and vision of America in Renegades: Born in the USA

Adam Gabbatt

22, Feb, 2021 @6:57 PM

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The inauguration music: Biden trumps Trump with singers you actually know
Donald Trump couldn’t secure a Springsteen tribute band for his inauguration, whereas Biden had Springsteen himself – plus Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and even a Republican in Garth Brooks

Alexis Petridis

20, Jan, 2021 @8:23 PM

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Saturday Night Live: Timothée Chalamet hosts as vaccine jokes reign
The Oscar-nominated actor makes a solid impression as a comedian while Kate McKinnon tries her hand at Fauci with mixed results

Zach Vasquez

13, Dec, 2020 @4:09 PM

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Cottage industry: the enduring power of the ‘cabin in the woods’ album
From Bon Iver to Taylor Swift, artists and audiences continue to be drawn to the homespun allure of the isolation album

Sophie Harris

06, Nov, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Bruce Springsteen: Letter to You review – a sledgehammer of succour
(Columbia)
An album about fallen comrades sees the E Street Band deliver the distilled elixir of their best stadium-filling form

Kitty Empire

24, Oct, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Bruce Springsteen: Letter to You review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Reunited with the E Street Band, songs about downbound trains and glory days show a scaled-down ambition – but are they also political, emotional and sometimes hugely enjoyable

Alexis Petridis

22, Oct, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: The Homeless Hotel; Talking Dogs; Dogs and the City – review
How a rough sleeper turned his life around; return of the Dogfather; and tales of canine lockdown

Miranda Sawyer

01, Aug, 2020 @4:00 PM

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