Badlands - A Tribute to Bruce Springsteens Nebraska
Label: Sub Pop
Catalog #: 70525
Released on Columbia Records in 1982, Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska broke new ground in the world of music, both as an embodiment of the sincerity and spirit of the “common man’” and as a testimony to the unvarnished power of Springsteen’s song writing. Badlands… gathers a collection of songs by artists inspired and influenced by this work. Artists participating in this project: Chrissie Hynde & Adam Seymour, Hank Williams III, Crooked Fingers, Los Lobos, Dar Williams, Deana Carter, Ani DiFranco, Son Volt, Ben Harper, Aimee Mann & Michael Penn, Johnny Cash, Raul Malo (of The Mavericks), and Damien Jurado and Rosie Thomas. A portion of the worldwide sales of this record will be donated to the Nobel Prize winning organization Medecins Sans Frontierer/Doctors Without Borders (www.msf.org)
Bruce Springsteen’s haunting Nebraska is brought back to life and recorded intentionally with minimal production in the spirit of the original.