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Bruce Springsteen - Human Touch

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    Personnel: Bruce Springsteen (vocals, guitar, bass); Sam Moore, Bobby King, Bobby Hatfield (vocals); Tim Pierce (guitar); Mark Isham (trumpet); Ian McLagen (piano); David Sancious (organ); Roy Bittan (keyboards); Randy Jackson (bass); Jeff Porcaro (dru......more

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Artist: Springsteen, Bruce
Description:
Personnel: Bruce Springsteen (vocals, guitar, bass); Sam Moore, Bobby King, Bobby Hatfield (vocals); Tim Pierce (guitar); Mark Isham (trumpet); Ian McLagen (piano); David Sancious (organ); Roy Bittan (keyboards); Randy Jackson (bass); Jeff Porcaro (drums, percussion); Kurt Wortman (drums); Michael Fisher (percussion); Patti Scialfa (background vocals). Producers: Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin, Roy Bittan. Recorded at A&M Studios, Los Angeles, California. After a five year recording hiatus following the emotionally eloquent TUNNEL OF LOVE (and a subsequent world tour), Springsteen returned in 1992 with the tandem release of HUMAN TOUCH and LUCKY TOWN. Though released separately, both albums signalled the singer's more mature preoccupation with introspective, complicated themes of desire, despair and regret. The albums were also Springsteen's first without the full E Street Band. HUMAN TOUCH and LUCKY TOWN marry Springsteen's popular persona of fist-waving, stadium rocker with the more reflective, rootsier sound the singer favored on NEBRASKA. Of the two albums, HUMAN TOUCH is the more successful in this endeavor; songs like "Roll of the Dice" and "Real Man" are vintage, hell-raising Springsteen whereas the haunting "With Every Wish" and the roiling undercurrent of "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)" travel more uncertain avenues. "Human Touch" is pretty melodic pop and "Cross My Heart" generates pure sexual heat, gyrating with a bluesy guitar groove. HUMAN TOUCH and LUCKY TOWN may never be revered in same way as some of his other releases, but both albums are immensely satisfying as a double shot farewell to the raucous rebelliousness of Springsteen's youthful rock and roll years.
See Also:
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle, Born to Run, Live 1975-85, Nebraska, Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J., Darkness on the Edge of Town, The Rising, Born in the U.S.A., The Essential Bruce Springsteen
See Influences:
Dion, The Yardbirds, Gary "U.S." Bonds, Woody Guthrie, Van Morrison, The Animals, The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, The Beatles, Mitch Ryder, Bob Dylan, The Isley Brothers, The Who, Roy Orbison, Pete Seeger (Folk), The Byrds, P.F. Sloan, Duane Eddy, Elvis Presley, Phil Spector, Buddy Holly
See Contemporaries:
D.B. Cooper, John Fogerty, Steve Earle, Lone Justice, Nick Lowe, George Harrison, Tom Waits, Southside Johnny, Neil Young, Bob Seger, Emmylou Harris, Dave Edmunds, Elliott Murphy, Gary "U.S." Bonds, John Prine, Patti Smith, Little Village, Joe Ely, Melissa Etheridge, Lyle Lovett, The Burns Sisters, Billy Joel, Joe Grushecky, Johnny Cash, John Cafferty (Rock), Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, Jesse Colin Young, Robbie Robertson, Lucinda Williams, Elton John, Dave Alvin, U2, Bruce Hornsby, Warren Zevon, Marshall Crenshaw, Dan Colehour, Steve Forbert, J. Geils Band, Graham Parker, John Mellencamp, Los Lobos, Tom Cochrane, The Blasters, James McMurtry, Greg Kihn, John Hiatt
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Human Touch
  2. 2 Soul Driver
  3. 3 57 Channels (And Nothin' On)
  4. 4 Cross My Heart
  5. 5 Gloria's Eyes
  6. 6 With Every Wish
  7. 7 Roll of the Dice
  8. 8 Real World
  9. 9 All or Nothin' at All
  10. 10 Man's Job
  11. 11 I Wish I Were Blind
  12. 12 Long Goodbye, The
  13. 13 Real Man
  14. 14 Pony Boy
Type:
Performer
Genre:
Oldies
Subgenre:
Rock 'N' Roll
Label:
Sony Custom Marketing Group
Number of Discs:
1
Format:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Studio
Mono or Stereo:
Stereo
SPARS Coding:
AAD
Runtime:
58 : 41
Guest Artist:
Sam Moore; Bobby Hatfield; Bobby King; Patti Scialfa; Roy Bittan; David Sancious; Jeff Porcaro; Mark Isham
Editorial Reviews:
Rolling Stone (4/30/92, p.56) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...his guitar playing is plentiful and gripping....the fascinating progress of one of the most compelling artists of our time....Beginning with the pulsing title track, which stands among Springsteen's best work, the fourteen songs on HUMAN TOUCH explore the movement from disenchanted isolation to a willingness to risk love and its attendant traumas again..." Q (1/93, p.73) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992. Q (5/92, p.87) - 5 Stars - Indispensable - "...Springsteen navigates a classical landscape of the heart, as mythical and ghostly as the blasted topography of gospel music..." Musician (5/92, p.87) - "...the songs seem at once personal and universal....fascinating for the fresh musical ground it covers..."
UPC:
886972297026
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