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Bruce Springsteen: High Hopes

Ian Gittins, Virgin Media Music, 13 January 2014

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN albums are often statements, whether 2002's The Rising's heartfelt response to 9/11, or 2012's Wrecking Ball's vitriolic condemnation of the fat-cat bankers behind the global financial crash. High Hopes, by comparison, sounds like something he has thrown together for a laugh.

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