Hey, all you people who complain about rock radio: You’re not alone. The latest to join the never-ending fray: Bruce Springsteen.
Springsteen and the E Street band will release a new album, Magic, October 2; a tour is planned. As usually happens, it’s starting to leak onto the Net.
“Radio Nowhere” is the song. A sequel, I guess, to “57 Channels (And Nothing On).” It’s a pretty standard rock groove, as Bruce rides around in his car, frustrated about the lack of anything good to listen to on the radio.
“This is radio nowhere,” he sings. “Is there any radio life out there?
He doesn’t specifically say he’s driving in Houston, but it sure sounds like it. -- Richard Connelly
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