Bruce Springsteen – Human Touch / Lucky Town

Show a little faith, there’s magic in the ’90s! The core trio makes a thematic detour to discuss a pair of mid-career Bruce Springsteen albums—1992’s Human Touch and Lucky Town—as we investigate the “late-era energy” of these divisive pivot points following his triumphant run in the ’70s and ’80s. Why did he ditch the E Street Band for an army of Los Angeles session musicians? How did he end up releasing two albums at once? What do we think of “57 Channels (And Nothin’ On)?” In a wide-spanning conversation, our resident Bruce scholar Sam explores his lifelong fandom with some heartwarming stories from his precocious childhood. Elsewhere, Winston ponders the big questions and Andy makes an exciting announcement about his future. You can’t start a fire without a spark, and Late Era is here to bring you the heat!


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Late Era is a production of Osiris Media. It is edited and produced and mastered by Winston Cook-Wilson. Logo design by Liz Bee Art & Design. The executive producers of Late Era are RJ Bee & Brian Brinkman.


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