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Must-listen: Bleachers returns with new songs 'chinatown' (feat. Bruce Springsteen) and '45'.

Must-listen: Bleachers returns with new songs 'chinatown' (feat. Bruce Springsteen) and '45'.

Bleachers are back!

After relentless teasing for what has felt like endless Saturday nights, Jack Antonoff's project Bleachers has returned with not one, but two new songs! The first one, 'chinatown', features his musical hero Bruce Springsteen, and it is accompanied by a guitar-driven B-side '45' which features a reference to his song 'Shadow' ("'Cause if I can learn to love your shadow").

In a newsletter, Antonoff wrote about the new music: "'chinatown' starts in NYC and travels to new jersey. that pull back to the place i am from mixed with terror of falling in love again. having to show your cards to someone and the shock when you see them for yourself. thinking you know yourself and where you are from…. having to see yourself through somebody who you want to stay… i started to write this song with these ideas ringing in my head. to further understand who you are pushes you to further understand where you are from and what that looks and sounds like. there are pieces in that that are worth carrying forever and pieces worth letting die. 'chinatown' and '45' are both the story of this – 'chinatown' through someone else, '45' through the mirror. as for bruce, its the honor of a lifetime to be joined by him. he is the artist who showed me that the sound of the place i am from has value and that there is a spirit here that needs to be taken all over the world."

Listen to both songs below...

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