Some people seem a little bemused when I express my love for Bruce and the band, but I know that there are people out there who’ve been intrigued enough to do a quick You Tube search, or even better - buy a ticket. With this in mind I decided to put together a short guide for those people who will be seeing Bruce and the band in concert for the first time this year. After years of practice, I’ve just about got this process mastered, and I am here to share the wisdom.
“Every now and then you meet someone that restores and confirms one’s faith in human nature. It just so happens that the someone was Bruce frickin’ Springsteen,” Julian Broad told me. “My assistant and I were left dumfounded by his kindness to a couple of fleas flown in from London to photograph him—just a lovely bloke and funny.”