New Springsteen single drops – “We Take Care of Our Own”

The new Bruce Springsteen album is called Wrecking Ball and the new single is “We Take Care of Our Own.” The album will be available March 6. In addition, Bruce is set to speak at SXSW on Thursday, March 15, and there are reports that he plans to perform there.

Marking his 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball features 11 new Springsteen recordings and was produced by Ron Aniello with Bruce Springsteen and executive producer Jon Landau.

Bruce is ready to hit the road. (Photo by Danny Clinch)

1. We Take Care of Our Own
2. Easy Money
3. Shackled and Drawn
4. Jack of All Trades
5. Death to My Hometown
6. This Depression
7. Wrecking Ball
8. You’ve Got It
9. Rocky Ground
10. Land of Hope and Dreams
11. We Are Alive

A special edition of ‘Wrecking Ball’ will also be available including exclusive artwork and photography and two bonus tracks:

12. Swallowed Up
13. American Land

Said long-time manager Jon Landau, “Bruce has dug down as deep as he can to come up with this vision of modern life. The lyrics tell a story you can’t hear anywhere else and the music is his most innovative of recent years. The writing is some of the best of his career and both veteran fans and those who are new to Bruce will find much to love on ‘Wrecking Ball.'”

While this morning’s press release does not specifically address U.S. tour dates, it does confirm: “Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will be touring extensively in the US and Europe in 2012.”

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