The Rising
by Bruce Springsteen

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Track Listing

1 Lonesome Day
2 Into the Fire
3 Waitin' on a Sunny Day: The Song
4 Nothing Man
5 Countin' On a Miracle
6 Empty Sky
7 Worlds Apart
8 Let's Be Friends (Skin to Skin)
9 Further On (Up the Road)
10 Fuse, The
11 Mary's Place
12 You're Missing
13 Rising: The Song, The
14 Paradise
15 My City of Ruins

Featured Artists: Asif Ali Khan and Nils Lofgren and Steven Van Zandt and Patti Scialfa and Max Weinberg

Genre: Oldies
  • Genre: Popular Music
  • Release Date: July 2002
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.110) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002" - "...In the grainy force of Springsteen's voice and the muscular exultation of the music, the power of ordinary men and women to build anew, atop so much loss, rings loud and true."

Spin (1/03, p.71) - Ranked #14 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year" - "...A boldly corny, plainspoken album by a songwriter who sincerely believes that working stiffs deserve a spokesman who's not a jingoistic yokel."

Entertainment Weekly (12/20-27/02, p.126) - Ranked #5 on EW's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year"

Entertainment Weekly (8/2/02, pp.71-2) - "...His voice is in robust, throat-clearing form...the post-Sept.11 world has refocused his songwriting....the songs grab hold and don't let go..." - Rating: A-

Q (12/02, p.68) - Included in Q Magazine's "The 50 Best Albums of 2002."

Q (9/02, p.111) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A compassionate celebration of the human spirit, one bolstered by the strength of family, community and individual heroism..."

Uncut (1/03, p.94) - Ranked #2 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"

Uncut (9/02, pp.102, 103) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...a brave and beautiful album of humanity, hope and hurt from the songwriter best qualified to speak to and for his country."

Q (Magazine) (p.120) - "[I]t's an expansive collection, from the rousing title track to sombre reflections such as 'You're Missing.'"

Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.73) - Ranked #11 in Mojo's "Best Albums of 2002"

Mojo (Publisher) (9/02, p.94) - "In the end THE RISING's one of indomitability."

NME (Magazine) (8/10/02, p.34) - 6 out of 10 - "...His best for some time..."

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