Bruce Springsteen joins Bleachers on the brand new track “Chinatown”
Bleachers has returned with two new songs: “Chinatown” with Bruce Springsteen from New Jersey and another track called “45”. Listen to both songs below and find the video for “Chinatown” directed by Carlotta Kohl.
In a press release, Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff made the following statement about his new tracks:
“Chinatown” starts in NYC and travels to New Jersey. that pulls back to the place where I mingled with the horror of falling in love again. You have to show your cards to someone and the shock when you see them for yourself. I think you know yourself and where you are from. I had to see myself through someone you want to stay. I started writing this song with these ideas ringing in my head. To better understand who you are, you need to better understand where you are from and what it looks and sounds like. There are parts that are worth wearing forever and parts that are worth letting go. “Chinatown” and “45” are both the story of it – “Chinatown” through someone else, “45” through the mirror. As for Bruce, it is the honor of his life to be with him. He is the artist who showed me that the sound of the place I come from has value and that there is a spirit here that needs to be spread around the world.
Jack Antonoff’s second Bleachers album, Gone Now, was released in 2017. Over the past few years, he’s been busy producing music for a variety of artists including Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift, FKA Twigs, and The Chicks. Last year he started a project called Red Hearse with Sam Dew and producer Sounwave. According to the press release, the next Bleachers album will be released in 2021.
Last month Bruce Springsteen released his 20th album Letter to You.
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