Bruce Springsteen battled depression in the early '80s
Rocker Bruce Springsteen is the subject of a newly-published, 15,000-word profile in The New Yorker. Written by editor David Remnick, the exhaustive story chronicles the Boss' life over several months from the early rehearsals for his "Wrecking Ball" tour to the European leg of the tour.
Among the article's many revelations and intriguing tidbits is that Springsteen has been in therapy since 1982. "He was feeling suicidal," his friend and biographer, Dave Marsh, told the magazine. "The depression wasn't shocking, per se. He was on a rocket ride, from nothing to something, and now you are getting your ass kissed day and night. You might start to have some inner conflicts about your real self-worth."
Read the full article here.
(via Rolling Stone)
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