by Peter Ames Carlin
47 of 49 people found the following review helpful
Just finished this well written and researched biography of Bruce Springsteen,and in my opinion
is the best biography of Bruce Springsteen written so far.
It offers up new information into the motivations and writing of Bruce Springsteen the artist,
while also offering up new revelations to what drove Bruce the individual to succeed in the world of rock n roll.
As a Springsteen fan the other thing I like about the book is that Carlin has not written another fan worship biography
(as so many biographies seem to be these days)but a well rounded, interesting and exciting read.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
As a fan of Eltons since the early 1970s,the Union stands alongside his best work
and as a complete body of work you would probably have to go back to Captain Fantastic
to find an album offering so many outstanding tracks.
If you are considering buying this album I would go for the deluxe edition otherwise you will
miss out on the additional 2 tracks My Kind of Hell and Mandalay Again which are as good as
anything on the album.
Produced in brilliant fashion by T Bone Burnett the music seeps of gospel, country and blues
influence which makes it a very american sounding record and while comparisons have been made
with early John albums such as… Read more