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Columbia Records will release ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ on 25th October featuring each of the live performances captured in Bruce Springsteen’s directorial debut ‘Western Stars.’ The soundtrack includes every song from Springsteen’s most recent studio album of the same name, as well as a cover of Glen Campbell’s ‘Rhinestone Cowboy.’
‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ pulls the audio from the film co-directed by Bruce Springsteen and longtime collaborator Thom Zimny. Springsteen and Ron Aniello produced the soundtrack and its audio was mixed by Bob Clearmountain and mastered by Bob Ludwig, the same duo behind ‘Springsteen on Broadway.’
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The ‘Western Stars’ film is a cinematic retelling of Springsteen’s first studio album in five years, as he plays the album backed by a band and full orchestra at Stone Hill Farm in Colts Neck, NJ. The film premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and is written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, with special guest Patti Scialfa. Zimny, Jon Landau, Barbara Carr and George Travis produced the film, with Springsteen serving as executive producer. The original score is by Springsteen.
The ‘Western Stars’ album has become a global success reaching No. 1 on charts in every continent and hailed by critics as some of the finest music of his career. The album also placed Springsteen alongside David Bowie and the Rolling Stones one of the Top 5 acts with the most No. 1 UK albums.
‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ track list:
      Hitch Hikin’
      The Wayfarer
      Tucson Train
      Western Stars
      Sleepy Joe’s Café
      Drive Fast (The Stuntman)
      Chasin’ Wild Horses
      Sundown
      Somewhere North of Nashville
      Stones
      There Goes My Miracle
      Hello Sunshine
      Moonlight Motel
      Rhinestone Cowboy
 All songs written by Bruce Springsteen, except “Rhinestone Cowboy”
Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ performers:
Bruce Springsteen: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Patti Scialfa: Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Arrangements
Rob Mathes: Keyboards, Piano
Charlie Giordano: Piano, Organ, Accordion
Marc Muller: Pedal Steel, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar
Gunnar Olsen: Drums
Ben Butler: Electric Guitar, Banjo
Kaveh Rastegar: Bass Guitar
Henry Hey: Keyboards
Violins: Joanna Maurer (Concertmaster), Monica Davis, Maggie Gould, Joyce Hamman, Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Laura Lutze, Annaliesa Place, Emma Sutton, and Robin Zeh
Violas: Maurycy Banaszek, Will Frampton, and Celia Hatton
Cellos: Andrew Janss, Maureen McDermott, and Alan Stepansky
French Horns: Rachel Drehmann and Zohar Schondorf
Trumpets: Barry Danielian and Curt Ramm
Background Vocals: Patti Scialfa, Soozie Tyrell, Lisa Lowell, Vaneese Thomas, and Surrenity XYZ
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