FIVE SONG CONCERT EVENT FEATURES LIVE PREMIERES OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACKS FROM 'THE PROMISE'
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed a rare concert event last week in Asbury Park, New Jersey's historic Carousel House, playing never-before performed songs live from the new 2-CD set, 'The Promise.' Beginning today, five songs from the show will stream online, with North American viewers able to tune in exclusively across VEVO platforms, including VEVO.com starting at 10am EST. The concert will be available on VEVO until January 1. See below for a complete list of international streams.
Filmed before an audience of approximately sixty fans, "Songs From The Promise" was directed and edited by Grammy- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny and mixed by Emmy-winner Bob Clearmountain. The concert features the world premiere E Street Band performances of four tracks from 'The Promise,' plus "Blue Christmas."
"Songs From The Promise" Setlist:
"Racing in the Street ('78)
"Gotta Get That Feeling"
"Ain't Good Enough For You"
For this one-time concert event, Springsteen and members of the E Street Band lineup—Clarence Clemons, Stevie Van Zandt, Max Weinberg, Roy Bittan, and Gary Tallent—were joined by keyboardist Charles Giordano, a full horn section—Ed Manion, Barry Danielian, Curt Ramm, Clark Gayton and Stan Harrison—and special guest David Lindley, who played violin during the original recording sessions.
'The Promise' 2-CD set contains 21 never-before-released tracks from the 1976-78 'Darkness on The Edge of Town' sessions. 'The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story,' a 6-disc deluxe set (including 3 CDs and 3 DVDs), features eight hours and 33 minutes of audio and video and contains the internationally celebrated documentary "The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town" (as seen on HBO) as well as the complete 'The Promise' 2-CD set.
The concert will be available on VEVO, including VEVO.com, VEVO Mobile (iPhone, iPod touch), VEVO connected devices (Google TV, Boxee) and VEVO syndication partners (YouTube, AOL, BET, CBS Interactive Music Group including Last.fm and Univision) until January 1.
Worldwide Streaming Information:
Ireland: Irish Times
UK The Guardian
Germany: Rolling Stone and Yahoo!
Spain: El Mundo and Marca
Switzerland: Teleboy and Le Matin