Bruce Springsteen Rocks London: Read The Full Report Here

Plus, The Boss adds an extra Emirates Stadium Show to next jaunt

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Bruce Springsteen rocked with The E Street Band for a one-off date at London’s O2 Arena last night (December 19).

A mammoth two and a half hour set, ended just like his only other UK date in 2007 at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena last weekend, with the veteran rocker donning a Christmas styled cowboy hat and serenading the audience with the festive classic ‘Santa Claus Is Coming To Town’.

To read the full report from last night’s show, Click here for John Mulvey’s Wild Mercury Sound Blog.


Springsteen, playing with the E Street Band for the first time in nearly five years, played tracks from throughout his career, several from his 1975 classic album ‘Born To Run’ through to this year’s number one charting album ‘Magic.’

The Boss returns to the UK for some stadium dates next Summer, including the first ever concerts at the home ground of Arsenal Football Club, the Emirates Stadium. Demand has meant a second date has just been announced for May 31st.

He will now play:


Manchester, Old Trafford Stadium (May 28)

London, Emirates Stadium (30/31)

Cardiff, Millennium Stadium (June 14)

Springsteen’s London set list was as follows:

Radio Nowhere

No Surrender


Lonesome Day

Gypsy Biker


Reason to Believe – nebraska

Because the Night

She’s the One

Livin’ in the Future

The Promised Land

Waitin’ on a Sunny Day

Working on the Highway

Racing in the Street

Devil’s Arcade

The Rising

Last to Die

Long Walk Home



Girls in Their Summer Clothes


Born to Run

Dancing in the Dark


American Land

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

Pic credit: Phil Wallis


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