Extra tickets have been released for Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming shows in Dublin. Just under a fortnight away, the American icon will play the city's Croke Park on Friday 27th May and Sunday 29th May, as part of his 'The River 2016' world tour. The limited amount of tickets are on sale now, through ticketmaster.ie.
Taking with him his long standing backing band The E Street Band, Bruce Springsteen's 'The River 2016' tour sees him celebrating the album of the same name, which was originally released in 1980. Recently celebrated with 'The Ties That Bind’ ; a brand new documentary, fans had a chance to get an inside look at the creation of the ground-breaking album,
Lauded for it's use intimate interview style, courtesy of Grammy and Emmy winning film maker Thom Zimny, the film showcases 'The Boss’s first-person take on his writing process. Offering an in-depth discussion on the origins of key tracks from his first double album, Springsteen shares how they were developed, from the notebook page to the studio to, most viscerally, the concert stage. Interspersed throughout the interview are his acoustic versions of several defining tracks from 'The River', including it's ethereal title track, hit single 'Hungry Heart', and classics like 'Two Hearts', 'Independence Day', 'Point Blank' and 'Wreck on the Highway'.
In addition to rehearsal clips from Sept. 1980 and live performances from the legendary Nov. 5, 1980 Arizona State University show in Tempe Arizona, the documentary showcases more than 100 recently unearthed photos of Springsteen and The E Street Band during recording sessions for 'The River'. Also presented are rare and previously unheard demos and outtakes from the 14-month recording process, including such songs as 'Stray Bullet', 'Chain Lightning', 'The Time That Never Was', 'Cindy' and 'Take ’Em as They Come'.
Released in December 2015, ‘The Ties That Bind: The River Collection’ is a comprehensive look at ‘The River’ era, containing 52 tracks on 4 CDs with a wealth of unreleased material, and 4 hours of never-before-seen video on 3 DVDs.