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New details on Bruce Springsteen's "The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts" film

Bruce Springsteen shares new details behind No Nukes film and performs "The River" on Colbert.

Bruce Springsteen joined the Late Show with Stephen Colbert on October 25 for a conversation and solo performance around the release of his Renegades: Born In The USA book with President Barack Obama and his upcoming The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts film; recently deemed by Rolling Stone to be "without question, the best representation of a Seventies Springsteen concert ever captured on film." Colbert and Springsteen discussed the new film, the story behind the performances and the similarities and differences Springsteen sees in himself as a live performer 42 years on. Watch the full conversation between Springsteen and Colbert below. 

"The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts" features 10 never-before released performances from Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band's shows at the Madison Square Garden MUSE benefit concerts, and full footage of their entire setlist for the first time. Edited by longtime Springsteen collaborator Thom Zimny from the original 16mm film, it will be released worldwide for the first time next month through Sony Music Entertainment’s Premium Content Division, in partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. 

The film will be released in HD on physical formats November 19, including on two CD with DVD, two CD with Blu-Ray and two LP formats; and will be available globally in HD for digital download on November 16 and digital rental on November 23.

Springsteen was also The Late Show's musical guest with a rare solo performance of "The River"; a song he first debuted during the 1979 No Nukes concerts and which appears in the new film. Watch Springsteen's performance of "The River" from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night here: 


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