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Bruce Springsteen working on new album

Bruce Springsteen working on new album

Bruce Springsteen has already started recording the follow-up to last year's Wrecking Ball.

Earlier this year, Springsteen spent time with Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello and the rest of the E Street Band in a studio in Sydney. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Springsteen commented: "We've never had a recording session during a tour in our lives. We did a couple of things that I wanted to put down. So that was very exciting. And being with Tommy was exciting. The band – Steven, Nils, all those guys – continues to be a source of inspiration for me."

Morello covered Steven Van Zandt during the band's recent Australian tour and also played on Wrecking Ball. Springsteen added that he's "very happy" about his new material: "I have stuff I'm working on that I'm very happy about. I hate to say, because I don't like to be wrong, but I have a lot of material. I still feel like I'm in the middle of the well," he revealed.

Bruce Springsteen played his 1975 album Born To Run in full over the weekend (June 20) as a tribute to the actor James Gandolfini, who passed away at the age of 51. Springsteen turned his show at Coventry's Ricoh Arena into a tribute to the late actor, who worked with Van Zandt on The Sopranos.

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