State Governor gives The Boss's tour kick-off date a title

The state of Connecticut has named today ‘Bruce Springsteen Day’ says Governor Jodi Rell.

The title has been given in honour of the New Jersey native who kicks off his tour tonight in the Connecticut town of Hartford, with the E Street Band, reports the Associated Press.

The band’s brand new album ‘Magic’ was also released today, following three low-key warm-up shows in New Jersey last week.

It’s the first release from Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band since 2002’s ‘The Rising’.

–By our New York staff.

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