Country : United States Label : Columbia Genres and styles : Country / Folk / Orchestral Pop Year : 2019

Western Stars

· by Alain Brunet

Bruce Springsteen’s 19th album is a delight, featuring 13 American stories. The music is performed by about 50 musicians and choir members, dedicated to the sumptuous orchestrations inspired by the great pop and country of California and Tennessee, refined since the 1960s. Against this background of apparent classicism, the Boss opens the door to a splendid human and physical geography, focused on the southwestern United States. People heal their wounds, try to thwart their own decline, relaunch themselves as best they can, lucidly face a faded American myth, fight against disillusionment, continue their journey…

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