Bruce Springsteen announces new album 'Only The Strong Survive'

Following on from the release of his highly-praised 2020 LP 'Letter To You', Bruce Springsteen has now announced his plans for a new covers album, arriving later this year.

The new full-length 'Only The Strong Survive' will include renditions of songs by Jimmy Ruffin, The Walker Brothers, Jackie Shane and more, is being previewed by the new lead single 'Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)', originally by Frank Wilson, and is set to be released on the 11th November via Columbia Records.

Speaking about the new release, Springsteen said, “I wanted to make an album where I just sang. And what better music to work with than the great American songbook of the Sixties and Seventies? I’ve taken my inspiration from Levi Stubbs, David Ruffin, Jimmy Ruffin, the Iceman Jerry Butler, Diana Ross, Dobie Gray and Scott Walker, among many others. I’ve tried to do justice to them all—and to the fabulous writers of this glorious music. My goal is for the modern audience to experience its beauty and joy, just as I have since I first heard it. I hope you love listening to it as much as I loved making it.”

Check out the new Thom Zimny-directed video for 'Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Only The Strong Survive' Tracklist:
1. Only the Strong Survive
2. Soul Days feat. Sam Moore
3. Nightshift
4. Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
5. The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore
6. Turn Back the Hands of Time
7. When She Was My Girl
8. Hey, Western Union Man
9. I Wish It Would Rain
10. Don’t Play That Song
11. Any Other Way
12. I Forgot to Be Your Lover feat. Sam Moore
13. 7 Rooms of Gloom
14. What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
15. Someday We’ll Be Together

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