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The Gaslight Anthem: Nor'easter Festival 2010


The Gaslight Anthem brought their breed of Jersey-bred, gutter-punk anthems to the Nor'easter Festival in Lincoln NH, drawing the largest crowd of the weekend for their headlining set.  While the records are great - capturing an authentic, youthful romanticsm that I've forgotten - this is a band that needs to be experienced live to really "get it".  The Springsteen comparisons are undeniable - Brian Fallon's ragged voice recalls the Jersey legend as he hoarsely barks lyrics and engages the crowd with stories and banter between songs.  However, after seeing the band live I'm convinced there's as much Joe Strummer and The Clash in their sound as Springsteen.  When it comes down to it, they write heartfelt songs filled with gritty imagery, fist-pumping choruses and relatable stories -- what's not to like?

Their entire set is available below for stream / download.  Like the Walkmen set from earlier that night, the sound is very good (though maybe not quite as clear as The Walkmen).  In the coming days we will also have some fantastic HD live video from their set, and an exclusive interview with the band -- including some fascinating comments about their experience playing onstage with Bruce Springsteen at Glastonbury.  Enjoy!

The Gaslight Anthem
Nor'easter Festival - Lincoln, NH
September 25, 2010

High Lonesome
We Came To Dance
The Diamond Church Street Choir
Old White Lincoln
Even Cowgirls Get The Blues
American Slang
The '59 Sound
Bring It On
Miles Davis And The Cool
Wherefore Art Thou, Elvis?
The Queen Of Lower Chelsea
Film Noir
I'da Called You Woody, Joe
Great Expectations
Say I Won't (Recognize)
Here's Looking At You, Kid
The Backseat

Lossless zip available upon request

UPDATE:  Check out some live video from The Gaslight Anthem's set at Nor'easter...

The '59 Sound

Bring It On


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Any chance you could send me a zip file?

Thank you so much.

October 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKJ

lossless zip? please and thank you.

October 14, 2010 | Unregistered Commentertc

To all those that have requested a zip...sorry for the delay! Should have it to you tonight!

October 14, 2010 | Registered CommenterAdam

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