BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND: "SONGS FROM THE PROMISE" TO STREAM INTERNATIONALLY DECEMBER 15
FIVE SONG CONCERT EVENT FEATURES LIVE PREMIERES OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACKS FROM 'THE PROMISE'
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed a rare concert event last week in Asbury Park, New Jersey's historic Carousel House, playing never-before performed songs live from the new 2-CD set, 'The Promise."
Beginning December 15, five songs from the show will stream online, with North American viewers able to tune in exclusively across VEVO platforms, including VEVO.com (www.VEVO.com) starting at 10am EST. The concert will be available on VEVO until January 1. See below for a complete list of international streams.
Filmed before an audience of approximately sixty fans, "Songs From The Promise" was directed and edited by Grammy- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny and mixed by Emmy-winner Bob Clearmountain. The concert features the world premiere E Street Band performances of four tracks from 'The Promise,' plus "Blue Christmas."
"Songs From The Promise" Setlist:
• "Racing in the Street ('78)
• "Gotta Get That Feeling"
• "Ain't Good Enough For You"
• "The Promise"
• "Blue Christmas"
For this one-time concert event, Springsteen and members of the E Street Band lineup ‹Clarence Clemons, Stevie Van Zandt, Max Weinberg, Roy Bittan, and Gary Tallent) were joined by keyboardist Charles Giordano, a full horn section ‹Ed Manion, Barry Danielian, Curt Ramm, Clark Gayton and Stan Harrison) and special guest David Lindley, who played violin during the original recording sessions.
'The Promise' 2-CD set contains 21 never-before-released tracks from the 1976-78 'Darkness on The Edge of Town' sessions. 'The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story,' a 6-disc deluxe set (including 3 CDs and 3 DVDs), features eight hours and 33 minutes of audio and video and contains the internationally celebrated documentary "The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town" (as seen on HBO) as well as the complete 'The Promise' 2-CD set.
The concert will be available on VEVO, including VEVO.com, VEVO Mobile (iPhone, iPod touch), VEVO connected devices (Google TV, Boxee) and VEVO syndication partners (YouTube, AOL, BET, CBS Interactive Music Group including Last.fm and Univision) until January 1.
Worldwide Streaming Information:
• USA/Canada VEVO (www.VEVO.com)
• Australia YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/?gl=AU&hl=en-GB
• Ireland Irish Times (http://www.irishtimes.com)
• UK The Guardian (http://www.guardian.co.uk)
• Germany Rolling Stone (http://www.rollingstone.de
• France Deezer (http://www.deezer.com)
• Spain El Mundo (http://www.elmundo.es) and Marca (http://www.marca.com)
• Denmark - Politiken (http://www.pol.dk)
• Holland Nu (http://www.nu.nl)
• Switzerland Teleboy (http://www.Teleboy.ch) and Le Matin (http://www.lematin.ch)
• Italy Repubblica (http://www.repubblica.it)
• Israel Walla (http://www.walla.co.il)
VEVO is the leading premium music video and entertainment service with 1.7 billion worldwide streams and over 60 million unique visitors in the U.S.and Canada each month. VEVO's programming is made available across the VEVO platform, which includes VEVO.com (the service's marquee destination site), VEVO Mobile (iPhone, iPod touch), VEVO connected devices (Google TV, Boxee) and a VEVO-branded embedded player. VEVO also syndicates its programming to additional internet destination sites, including AOL, BET, CBS Interactive Music Group (including Last.fm), Univision and, through a special partnership, VEVO on YouTube, expanding the platform's reach across the worldwide web.