Bruce Springsteen plans to tour in 2022
Bruce Springsteen spoke to Zoe Ball on Radio 2’s Zoe Ball Breakfast Show. A Zoe Meets Bruce expansion is now available on BBC Sounds, alongside four new episodes of Bruce Springsteen’s series From My Home To Yours. , which will also be on Radio 2 from this Friday at midnight and 1 a.m.
The first time he heard one of his records on the radio
Bruce: I was in Connecticut, standing on a street corner. A car pulled up and the guy rolled down the window and Spirit of the Night was coming out of his car stereo. I wanted to run to his car and say ‘Hey, it’s me!’, But I didn’t. I just stood there in shock and ecstasy.
On his podcast series, Renegades, with Barack Obama
Bruce: Well that was his idea initially, and initially I was like “Wait a minute, you’re the president, I’m a graduate guitarist from New Jersey – are you sure that’s a good one?” idea? There are a lot of things that I don’t know, you know, but we had become friends and had a few long conversations just between the two of us about a variety of things and he said that was the type of show that got it going. ‘was interested in doing. Something larger, philosophical and historical and based on people who have… examined their lives in depth and so that’s what we had in common and the basis on which we started the podcast. And he came to my farm and we sat in my studio and the days went by and we were talking.
On his next plans
Bruce: I’ll do a few more radio shows, we’ll shoot next year if all goes well. The E Street Band will be back on the road, you know that of course depending on the virus and what opens up.
Thanking his British fans
Bruce: I would like to take a moment to thank my UK fans, especially for the continued support they have given to my new music. Letter To You has been so well received in UK and it really touched me and I deeply appreciate it.
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