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Busman's Holiday: Bruce Springsteen 1987-1990

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, September 1990

When not touring the world's stadiums, was Bruce Springstreen to be found morosely grouting his bathroom tiles and ruefully reflecting upon his broken marriage? Indeed he was not. There was a new album to record, surprise gigs to be played, and no small amount of hell to be raised. Phil Sutcliffe ploughs his way through a mound of discarded beer bottles and busted guitar strings to chart the indefatigable troubadour's progress since 1987's Tunnel of Love.

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