A new documentary chronicling the worldwide love affair between Bruce Springsteen and his legendary die-hard fan base is hitting theaters on July 22nd. Backstreets.com reported that the Ridley Scott-produced Springsteen & I film will play for one night only simultaneously across the globe, with tickets going on sale on June 4th. For more information, log on to BruceSpringsteen.net and the movie’s official website, SpringsteenAndI.com.
The movie’s website posted an introduction to the film, stating, “Forty years ago, Bruce Springsteen burst onto the rock scene and changed it forever. His music defines a generation, but behind the songs were remarkable stories about the fans who lived them. Now audiences everywhere can discover how the sound of Bruce Springsteen became the soundtrack to our lives.”
- Bruce Springsteen has long maintained that his live performances are the backbone of his career, which connects him not only to the audience and his bandmates, but ultimately to himself: “I knew that the most important thing to me was when I walked out — whether it was in a little bar on any stage, how it made me feel. Because I wanna do — find some way in. Some way to be a part of, I guess, a community that was either really there or that I imagined. That I dreamt of.”
- Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band perform on Sunday (May 26th) in Munich, Germany.
- Springsteen was asked how he accounts for the steady stream of new converts with every new album and tour: