October 9: Tunnel of Love by Bruce Springsteen was released in 1987

“On his right hand Billy tattooed the word love and on his left hand was the word fear. And in which hand he held his fate was never clear” I think Darkness on the edge of town is Springsteen’s best album, but I think Tunnel of Love is his most overlooked record. This is a quiet, often acoustic country-tinged album that …

September 30: Bruce Springsteen released Nebraska in 1982

They declared me unfit to live, said into that great void my soul be hurled.  They wanted to know why I did what I did;  Well sir, I guess there’s just a meanness in this world. – Nebraska   “The fact that you didn’t intend to release it makes it the most intimate record you’ll ever do. This is an absolutely …

September 20: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds released Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus in 2004

I’ve always had an obligation to creation, above all. ~Nick Cave People think I’m a miserable sod but it’s only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions. ~Nick Cave Everything’s dissolving, babe, according to plan The sky is on fire, the dead are heaped across the land I went to bed last night and my moral code got jammed …

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