Bruce Springsteen Releases ‘East Rutherford 2012’ Live Archival Set

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Bruce Springsteen‘s latest live archival release features his concert with the E Street Band at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on September 22, 2012. East Rutherford 2012 is available for purchase in a variety of formats via Live.BruceSpringsteen.Net.

The Boss’ September 22, 2012 concert was the third of three consecutive concerts at MetLife Stadium and was delayed for two hours due to rainstorms in the area. Springsteen tacked the lost time onto the end of a show that ended around 2 a.m. in the morning. The performance took place the night before Bruce’s 63rd birthday, so thanks to the extra time it wound up turning into an impromptu celebration complete with the presentation of a cake and an audience-sung “Happy Birthday To You.”

All told, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band played 34 songs, including a handful of rarities. “Cynthia,” “In The Midnight Hour,” “Into The Fire” and “Meeting Across The River” were each tour debuts. “In The Midnight Hour” was a huge bust out having last been performed on December 31, 1980. The Boss also welcomed old friend Gary U.S. Bands for “Jolé Blon” and “This Little Girl.” Springsteen didn’t ignore the “hits” as “Out In The Street,” “Badlands,” “Thunder Road,” “Born To Run” and “Dancing In The Dark” all made the setlist. There was also a fitting cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Who’ll Stop The Rain.”

Listen to “Into The Fire” from September 22, 2012:

Setlist

Bruce Springsteen at MetLife Stadium

  • Out in the Street
  • The Ties That Bind
  • Cynthia  
  • Badlands
  • Who'll Stop the Rain  
  • Cover Me
  • Downbound Train
  • We Take Care of Our Own
  • Wrecking Ball
  • Death to My Hometown
  • My City of Ruins
  • It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City
  • Jole Blon  
  • This Little Girl  
  • Pay Me My Money Down  
  • Janey Don't You Lose Heart  
  • In the Midnight Hour  
  • Into the Fire  
  • Because the Night  
  • She's the One
  • Working on the Highway
  • Shackled and Drawn
  • Waitin' on a Sunny Day
  • Meeting Across the River  
  • Jungleland
Encore
  • Thunder Road
  • Rocky Ground
  • Born to Run
  • Glory Days
  • Seven Nights to Rock  
  • Dancing in the Dark
  • Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out  
Encore
  • Twist and Shout  

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