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Kevin Shields: “I’ve written my Bruce Springsteen song!”

Kevin Shields: “I’ve written my Bruce Springsteen song!”

Kevin Shields answers your questions in the new issue of Uncut, dated January 2014 and out on Thursday (November 28).

My Bloody Valentine’s leader discusses topics including m b v, guitars, Daft Punk’s marketing budget, Patti Smith and Primal Scream in the piece.

Shields also reveals that he has a few new songs he’s written in the next year that he hopes to release at some point soon – including one with a surprising sound.

“There are a few tunes I made in the past year,” he says, “and one of them should definitely be on this EP. It’s very weird. It’s a bit Springsteenish. I know, I’ve written my Bruce Springsteen song! It’s hard to believe, isn’t it?

“Why is it Springsteen-ish? I don’t know. Maybe I’ll have to change it so it doesn’t sound like that anymore.”

The new issue of Uncut, dated January 2014, is out on Thursday (November 28).

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