Ledger Live, the Star-Ledger’s charmingly slapdash video newscast, was in Red Bank last night to see if there was any hint of Springsteen fever on the debut of the rocker’s new album, ‘Working on a Dream.’
Show host Brian Donohue popped in at Jack’s Music Shoppe at midnight, and found a good-sized line of customers picking up the record.
But Springsteen, the Rumsonite-slash-Colts-Necker who has crashed these record launch events at Jack’s before, was a no-show.
The segment is on the Sledger’s NJ.com today.
As a bonus, the vidcast (is that a word?) features a point/counterpoint between cranky libertarian columnist Paul Mulshine who thinks Springsteen “might have been better off OD-ing after ‘Born to Run‘” and Sledger music writer Jay Lustig, who has rarely uttered a negative word about Da Boss over the past two decades.
The topic: who’s better, Springsteen or Mulshine fave Jimmy Buffett?