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John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen have officially teamed up for the first time with the new single Wasted Days.
The duo released Wednesday, along with an official music video directed and produced by Springsteen’s frequent contributor and archivist Thom Zimny.
Mellencamp and Springsteen filmed the video together in New Jersey earlier this month.
Wasted Days is the first single from Mellencamp’s upcoming album, scheduled for release in 2022.
Meanwhile, Zimny has meticulously edited footage of Springsteen & The E Street Band’s 1979 No Nukes Concert performances for an upcoming DVD and Blu-Ray release.
The film will be released worldwide for the first time in November.
The Boss, his band, and guests, including Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Carly Simon, and Jackson Browne took the stage at New York’s Madison Square Garden in September 1979 for the two-night spectacular and the shows were filmed, but only clips. . of the images were published, until now.
It will be distributed worldwide in high definition for digital download on November 16, and the set will debut in physical formats three days later, with packages available on CD, vinyl, DVD and Blu-Ray.
“It’s the best document from that era we’ll ever have,” Springsteen veteran record producer and manager Jon Landau tells Billboard.
The movie No Nukes was edited by Zimny from the original 16mm footage.