Thursday, February 11, 2016

Bruce Springsteen autobiography due this fall

Bruce Springsteen will publish his autobiography, “Born To Run”, on September 27 via Simon & Schuster.

The New Jersey rocker has been privately writing his story over the past seven years, starting in 2009 after performing with the E Street Band at the Super Bowl’s halftime show.

Springsteen describes growing up in Freehold, NJ, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band.

“Writing about yourself is a funny business,” explains Springsteen in the book. “But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I’ve tried to do this.”

“This is the book we’ve been hoping for,” says Jonathan Karp, publisher at Simon & Schuster. “Readers will see their own lives in Bruce Springsteen’s extraordinary story, just as we recognize ourselves in his songs.”

“Born To Run” will be published in hardcover, ebook, and via audio editions by Simon & Schuster in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and India, and rights have already been sold to publishers in nine other countries.

Springsteen is currently playing shows across North America in support of December’s release of “The Ties That Bind: The River Collection”, a 7-disc collection of material from the sessions for 1980’s double album “The River.”

See also:

Bruce Springsteen expands The River tour
Bruce Springsteen offers free downloads from 1980 concert tour
VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen performs on Saturday Night Live
VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen guests on The Tonight Show
Search Bruce Springsteen at hennemusic