Music • November 11, 2022
Only The Strong Survive is out now
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