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Bruce Springsteen: All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Track (GIVEAWAY)

posted Sep 8, 2020, 1:24 PM by Brandon Thompson   [ updated Nov 1, 2020, 4:39 PM ]
There is a brand new Bruce Springsteen book that is set to hit store shelves in October. Bruce Springsteen: All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Track is pretty much a must have for any Springsteen fan coffee table. And yes, this book belongs on your coffee table. We got an early copy from the publisher and this book is both chunky with information and yes, heavy. After having some time to flip through the book, I think it is safe to say that if you know a Springsteen fan and are not sure of what to get them for the holidays this year, this book should be at the top of your shopping list. Throughout the book there are massive color photographs of Bruce and the band, along with some photos that are rarely seen. While the book is 672 pages long, every single Springsteen song is not covered. Yes, you have albums and EPs like American Beauty, Tracks, and The Promise however, many of The River outtakes that have seen the light of day are not included. Nonetheless, the book has a ton of information that will keep Springsteen fans engaged while reading. The book breaks down each album and goes literally song by song in the order of which they appear. Commentary from the authors are present along with information such as the genesis and lyrics of each song and even breaking down the production information. Throughout the book there is also commentary such as little boxes of information called For Springsteen Addicts that gives some "fun-facts" related to the album or a particular song. Check out the press release below.

Oh, and one more thing. Our generous friends at Octopus Publishing are giving away TWO FREE copies of the book to a couple of our lucky readers. Check out how to enter at the bottom of this news article! 

Press Release
Bruce Springsteen: All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track by Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon, set to hit shelves October 6, 2020 in hardcover at $60, is the most in-depth exploration of Springsteen's music ever written.

Over 670 pages long, this is the most in-depth study of Springsteen’s music ever written, the full story of every single song that The Boss has recorded and released during his long and remarkable career. With fascinating insights and detailed information on every track, All the Songs is the complete history of one of the greatest musical legacies of all time.

Arranged chronologically by album, expert authors Margotin and Guesdon  explore the details behind early hits such as Blinded by the Light and Spirit in the Night, to masterpieces such as Born to Run, Hungry Heart, Dancing in the Dark, Born in the U.S.A., The Rising, Tucson Train, and more - including outtakes, covers and rare tracks.

Editor Joe Cottington said, "Bruce Springsteen is a poet, a storyteller and the true voice of America, and we are proud to be publishing such a deep-dive into his incredible body of work. Jean-Michel and Philippe have poured their heart and soul into researching every note of the Boss’s music, and no stone is left unturned – this book is essential reading for any Springsteen fan.”

With hundreds of photographs, this is the single greatest record of his music ever produced.

Bruce Springsteen has sold 135 million albums worldwide and remains one of the world’s most legendary performers. 

About the Authors

Jean-Michel Guesdon is a musician, composer, and sound engineer. With Philippe Margotin, he wrote All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release and Bob Dylan: All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track. He lives in Paris. Philippe Margotin has written many books on music including biographies of Radiohead and U2.

GIVEAWAY CONTEST (Giveaway Ends October 30)

Thanks to our friends at Octopus Publishing, we are giving away 2 FREE copies of Bruce Springsteen: All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Track to a couple of our lucky readers! So, how do you enter?! It's pretty simple! Head on over to our Twitter and Facebook pages to have a chance to win! Double your chances by engaging with both posts! Rules are below.

Giveaway winners must be located in North America. 

Twitter Contest: 

- Follow Our Blog It All Night Page On Twitter

- Retweet Our Contest Post (Link: Click Here!)

- Reply To Our Contest Post And Mention Three Friends (Link: Click Here!)

Facebook Contest:

-Like Our Blog It All Night Page On Facebook

-Share Our Contest Post (Posted On September 8)

-Comment On Our Contest Post And Tag Three Friends (Posted on September 8) 

Congratulations To Our Winners!

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