Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball Album Lyrics
- Release date: March 2012 -
Wrecking Ball is the 17th studio album by American recording artist Bruce Springsteen, released on March 5, 2012 in the UK and March 6, 2012 in the United States through Columbia Records. The album was produced by Ron Aniello with Bruce Springsteen and executive producer Jon Landau, and features special guest appearances from Tom Morello and Matt Chamberlain. Wrecking Ball was mainly recorded at Stone Hill Studio, Springsteen's home studio at his Colts Neck, NJ farm house.
"The record basically started out as folk music – just me and a guitar singing these songs," Springsteen told Rolling Stone in 2012. "Then Ron Aniello brought a large library of sound that allowed me to explore – like maybe a hip-hop drum loop or country-blues stomp loop. The actual drums came later. There was no preconceived set of instruments that needed to be used, I could go anywhere, do anything, use anything. It was very wide open."
The album debuted at number one in 16 different countries including both the US and UK charts with first week sales of approximately 196,000 and 74,000 copies, respectively.
Wrecking Ball was named best album of 2012 by Rolling Stone and along with the album's first single, "We Take Care of Our Own", was nominated for three Grammy Awards.
- 1.We Take Care Of Our Own
- 2.Easy Money
- 3.Shackled And Drawn
- 4.Jack Of All Trades
- 5.Death To My Hometown
- 6.This Depression
- 7.Wrecking Ball
- 8.You've Got It
- 9.Rocky Ground
- 10.Land Of Hope And Dreams
- 11.We Are Alive
- 12.Swallowed Up (In The Belly Of The Whale) [Bonus Track]
- 13.American Land [Bonus Track]
Share your opinions about this album
- Jennifer Lawrence - The Hanging Tree
- Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
- Straight No Chaser - Text Me Merry Chr...
- Nicki Minaj - Only
- Selena Gomez - The Heart Wants What It...
- The 1975 - Medicine
- Gwen Stefani - Baby Don't Lie
- Taylor Swift - Out Of The Woods
- David Guetta - Dangerous
- Avicii - The Days
- Olly Murs - Wrapped Up
- Cheryl - I Don't Care
- Mikky Ekko - Smile
- Ne-Yo - She Knows
- Three Days Grace - I Am Machine
- Kendrick Lamar - I
- One Direction - Steal My Girl
- Jason Aldean - Two Night Town
- You+Me - You And Me
- Garth Brooks - People Loving People
- Karen O - Day Go By
- Jamie Scott - Unbreakable
- Cobra Starship - Never Been In Love