Posts Tagged ‘ties that bind’

Not-So Brilliant Disguise: Bruce Springsteen’s ballyhooed new album Wrecking Ball is considered by Editor Armond White and critic Ben Kessler

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Music

Springsteen’s New Album Wrecks Faith “Why does he sing like that, he’s from New Jersey!” a friend cracked when Bruce Springsteen‘s Nebraska debuted in 1982. Nebraska’s affected Oakie drawl–fashioning a down-home, pessimistic response to President Reagan’s “Morning in America”–has since become Springsteen’s formal vocal register. His method-acted empathy with our mythic depressed underclass marked the [&hellip
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