Archive for the ‘Springsteeniana’ Category

You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch).

faked by Monday, June 25th, 2007


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Lost Battles.

faked by Thursday, March 22nd, 2007


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Excerpts from a blurry, hastily mimeographed, seventh-generation copy of the Neon Bible FAQ

faked by Sunday, March 11th, 2007

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Cover Me: The Wild, the Innocent, and the E Street Shuffle

faked by Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

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Cover Me: Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.

faked by Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Cover Me is the PrettyFakes effort at analyzing a sometimes-overlooked component of the work of Bruce Springsteen: the album art which presents the music we know and love so well. Since most fans would buy any new album by the Boss whether it was literally or figuratively wrapped in a paper bag, like Led Zeppelin or Neil Young, the packaging isn’t as paramount. As great lovers of album art—from the one-off cassette covers constructed by the Mountain Goats to the exquisite lettering of Blue Note albums—we wanted to examine this corner of the Springsteen world.
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Atomic Brains, Three Trojans, Overnight Lows, Martin’s, March 16, 2003.

faked by Monday, January 29th, 2007

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One Hundred Chords (Music I Loved in 2006).

faked by Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

2006 was a fantastic year for music—there were tons of banner releases by some of the greatest bands playing. So, in a rough order that cannot be categorized by mere hu-mans:
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Darkness on the Edge of Town: Absence, Ambiguity, and Awesomeness

faked by Monday, January 15th, 2007

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Untitled II (“Decca Nebraska”).

faked by Thursday, January 11th, 2007

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When they kiss they spit white noise

faked by Thursday, October 5th, 2006

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