The Gaslight Anthem releases new song featuring Bruce Springsteen (LISTEN HERE)

by JAY LUSTIG
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KELSEY AYRES

The Gaslight Anthem’s new single, “History Books,” features duet vocals by Bruce Springsteen.

The Gaslight Anthem’s new single, “History Books,” is a duet with one of their biggest influences, Bruce Springsteen. You can listen to it below.

“When Bruce Springsteen said I should write a duet for us, I think my head exploded,” said the group’s Brian Fallon, in a press release. “It will never get old to me that one of the greatest songwriters in the world, and one of my hero’s voices, will forever be captured in a song I wrote at a small wooden desk, in October, in New Jersey.”

Springsteen sings in the song’s second verse,

I’m keeping time
One day goes by, I try to live till the next one
But these history books, full of haunted looks
From people I don’t want to see again

This is followed by the chorus:

I’ve learned to live
But they try to hold me here
When I think of it now
It just brings me down

Springsteen has made guest appearances with The Gaslight Anthem three times: Twice in 2009, and once in 2011.

“History Books” will be the title track of The Gaslight Anthem’s next album, to be released Oct. 27. For information, visit thegaslightanthem.com.

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