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Bruce Springsteen's new album - 'Wrecking Ball' - is angriest yet

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January

wreckingball.jpgBruce Springsteen is just about set to release his 25th album and word has it that it's his "angriest" collection of songs to date. The name alone signals that: Wrecking Ball.

"He gets into economic justice quite a bit," a source who has heard the music told the Hollywood Reporter. "It's very rock 'n' roll. He feels it's the angriest album he's ever made. Bear in mind, though, that [Springsteen] wrote and recorded the majority of the album before the Occupy movements started, so he's not just setting headlines to music."

It's supposedly a collaboration project, featuring the E Street Band, but also Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello and Pearl Jam drummer Matt Chamberlain, according to New York magazine's Vulture blog. Song titles, according to Vulture, include: Easy Money, Death to My Hometown, Jack of All Trades and American Land.

Pitchfork.com says a UK release is expected on March 5, with a U.S. release on March 6. The first single can be found online. It's called We Take Care of Our Own. Watch the video below.

[Last modified: Thursday, January 19, 2012 9:19am]

    

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