Belgian musicians send message to Springsteen via ‘Waitin’ on a Sunny Day’ video

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Belgian musicians are lobbying to get Bruce Springsteen to perform in their country.

Three Belgian music schools have joined forces to lobby for a Bruce Springsteen performance in their country, creating a website, waitingforsunnydays.be; a Facebook page, facebook.com/Waitingforsunnydays; and a YouTube channel.

They have also made a video with more than 200 musicians playing Springsteen’s “Waitin’ on a Sunny Day” in a field; this follows a studio video made earlier this year. You can watch both below.

A message on the website reads:

What is “Waiting for sunny days”? It’s the collaboration of 3 Belgian music schools: 1234asbl, Music Factory & the “Rock’s cool”. For the first time these schools came together around the same project: that of gathering more than 200 musicians in a field to play Bruce Springsteen’s song “Waitin’ on a sunny day”. Beyond this gathering and this unforgettable memory, we hope that Mr. Springsteen will appreciate the result and will come to do us the honor of a concert in the Belgian fields because we want to prove that you dont have to be a big music business company to reach the greatest artists in the world. Our fingers are crossed and we are already so happy with this music video and this incredible memory.

Let’s keep creating surprises for ourselves!

Towards the end of a video, a plane flies by the field, trailing the message, “Waiting for You Bruce!!”

The project is reminiscent of a 2020 project in which 30 New Jersey Shore-based musicians joined forces for a video cover of “Waitin’ on a Sunny Day” to benefit the Asbury Park Music Foundation. I have included that video below as well.

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