New from the Springsteen archive: April 28th, 1988 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

An observation you can frequently see fans making about Springsteen's Archive Series is the repetition of songs present in multiple releases. It's unsurprising with sixty-six unique concerts now unearthed, as much as it was when we had half as many, but something I've realised this far into this project is that nuances and context can … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: April 28th, 1988 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

New from the Springsteen archive: June 27th, 2000 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

Following three years of Reunion Tour releases from Autumn 1999, this month the Archive Series takes us back to the triumphant final leg of the tour from Madison Square Garden, with the antepenultimate night of the tour. The ten night stand at MSG holds a special place in the hearts of Springsteen fans - whether … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: June 27th, 2000 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

New from the Springsteen archive: May 18th, 1997 – Nice, FR – Palais Des Congrès Acropolis

A year and a half later, the newest instalment in Springsteen's Live Archive Series follows on fittingly from it's two previous tour releases. In the first Springsteen concert release from 1997, the dust of celebratory atmosphere we can hear in the Freehold and Asbury Park homecomings has settled, and for Springsteen it's back to business … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: May 18th, 1997 – Nice, FR – Palais Des Congrès Acropolis

New from the Springsteen archive: November 12th, 2012 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center

In the week leading up to this first Archive Series release of 2020, I was given the opportunity, and an exciting one at that, by Backstreets Magazine to review the second night in St. Paul from 2012, which you can read here. In writing that review, it left me uncertain what to do in relation … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: November 12th, 2012 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center