|Amazon.com and Columbia Records Exclusively Premiere the New Bruce Springsteen Music Video on Amazon.com|
"Bruce Springsteen is a music icon, and we are very happy for our customers who will view the 'Radio Nowhere' video, for the very first time, on Amazon.com," said Peter Faricy, vice president of music and movies at Amazon.com. "The Boss has excited his fans with new music for over three decades. This unique opportunity to debut the work of a legend is truly amazing. This is just one example of our continued commitment to deliver new, original content to our customers."
"The premiere of the new music video of 'Radio Nowhere' from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band is a major event," said Steve Barnett, Columbia Records. "We are equally pleased to be able to bring this electrifying new music video to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band fans exclusively through Amazon.com."
In a career that spans over 30 years, Springsteen has won 13 Grammy Awards and an Academy Award for Best Song -- "Streets of Philadelphia" from the motion picture "Philadelphia." Amazon.com music editors have written that through his music Springsteen shows his "charisma as a bandleader and storyteller, and makes plain the sheer power of the E Street Band."
"Magic" will be released on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 and feature 11 new tracks. The album was recorded at Southern Tracks studios in Atlanta with producer Brendan O'Brien, who previously worked with Springsteen on 2005's "Devils & Dust" and "The Rising."
"Magic" is now available for pre-order on www.amazon.com for $9.99, a savings of 47 percent.
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One of the oldest and most respected record labels in the world, Columbia Records traces its origins back to the late 1880s. The Columbia Records roster has boasted such superstars as Marc Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett, Beyonce, Cypress Hill, Miles Davis, Destiny's Child, Dixie Chicks, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, the Fugees, Jagged Edge, John Legend, Ricky Martin, John Mayer, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, System Of A Down, Train, Wyclef Jean, Pete Yorn, and many more.
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