HBO and SiriusXM announced today that The Howard Stern Interview: Bruce Springsteen will be available on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday, November 27 at 10pm ET. The interview features over two hours of intimate, in-depth conversation between Howard Stern and Bruce, taking a candid look at Springsteen’s musical, professional and personal journey. The interview features several in-studio performances on acoustic guitar and piano, with Bruce explaining the genesis behind many of his most beloved hits including, “Thunder Road,” “The Rising,” “Born to Run,” and many more. They also discuss Springsteen’s new studio album Only The Strong Survive, a collection of 15 soul music gems recently released by Columbia Records.
Bruce made the first of four appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. Watch his interview about the new album Only The Strong Survive and a performance of “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)” now!
Additional performances will air Tuesday November 15th, Wednesday November 16th, and Thanksgiving, Thursday November 24th.
Bruce Springsteen’s Only The Strong Survive is out today via Columbia Records, a collection of 15 soul music greats that comprise his 21st studio album. Stream, download or buy the album here.
Featuring lead vocals by Springsteen, the new album was produced by Ron Aniello and draws from the legendary catalogues of Motown, Gamble and Huff, Stax and many more. Springsteen previously shared his versions of “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do),” “Nightshift” and “Don’t Play That Song,” and today he has released a new full-band performance video for “Turn Back The Hands Of Time,” Tyrone Davis’ 1970 chart-topper co-written by Jack Daniels and Bonnie Thompson.
Watch Springsteen’s “Turn Back The Hands Of Time” video here, directed by Thom Zimny.
PRAISE FOR ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE:
“Springsteen’s voice shines and sparkles…part James Brown showmanship, part boardwalk reverie.” – Rolling Stone
“There’s gravitas, there’s tenderness, there’s nostalgia…he sounds energized by this music, you can feel how much fun he had…these songs feel so perfect for where he is.” – NPR Music
“Springsteen isn’t just surviving, he’s thriving.” – Billboard
“Bruce Springsteen’s stroll through soul classics will make you happy…familiar as anything from Springsteen’s own repertoire.” – USA Today
“Springsteen succeeds by elevating our senses through the pure power of song…a dizzying array of standout vocal performances.” – Salon
“Absolutely joyous…a superb delight, one with top-notch musicianship and production.” – Forbes
“Springsteen leans into his full vocal prowess with this beautiful celebration of soul music.” – NME
“He has a way of not only telling us his favorite songs but also showing us how those songs make him feel…it earns its place in his ongoing winning streak of studio work.” – Pitchfork
“A revelation…Springsteen’s voice here is crushed velvet…these 15 songs celebrate the joy of music, soul and performance.” – Asbury Park Press
Bruce Springsteen joined The Howard Stern Show today for the first time to discuss his career, legendary live shows, and upcoming album Only The Strong Survive. Read more about the interview and watch highlights at howardstern.com.
Bruce Springsteen has unveiled “Don’t Play That Song” today, the final advance preview of his 21st studio album Only The Strong Survive out November 11 on Columbia Records. Behind a rich arrangement featuring strings, backing vocals and The E Street Horns, Springsteen offers a potent rendition of the chart-topper penned by Ahmet Ertegun and Betty Nelson, notably recorded by Ben E. King in 1962 and Aretha Franklin in 1970. With the release of “Don’t Play That Song” an accompanying Thom Zimny-directed visual also arrives today, featuring a lively performance from Springsteen backed by a robust, extensive live band.