Little Steven shares two new videos; career-spanning box set arrives December 6

LITTLE STEVEN LOOKS
BACKWARD AND FORWARD WITH EARLY SOLO CAREER BOXED SET ROCKNROLL REBEL
OUT DECEMBER 6 AND

TWO NEW VIDEOS 

VIDEO FOR
“LOVE AGAIN” FEATURES GINO COSCULLUELA FROM

“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE”VAN ZANDT COVERS SPRINGSTEEN’S “TUCSON TRAIN” IN ROLLICKING LIVE VIDEO AND DIGITAL SINGLE

REVOLUTION DIGITAL DELUXE EDITION OUT
TODAY

As Little Steven looks back on
his early solo career with the upcoming boxed set, RockNRoll Rebel – The
Early Work
, the creatively restless Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is
simultaneously looking forward with a slew of new releases including a
theatrical, Gene Kelly-inspired video for his song “Love Again” from his latest
album, Summer Of Sorcery, and an exuberant live performance of Bruce
Springsteen’s “Tucson Train.” Leading up to the December 6 release of the boxed
set, Little Steven aka Steven Van Zandt has been steadily releasing digital
deluxe editions of the albums included over the last few weeks and today has
made available his 1989 album, Revolution, which includes two rare mixes
of the title track. 

STREAM REVOLUTION DIGITAL DELUXE EDITION

The video for “Love Again” stars
Gino Cosculluela, a Top 4 finalist from the most recent season of FOX’s hit TV
show “So You Think You Can Dance,” who performs skillful vintage-inspired dance
sequences in front of rear-screen projections of some of the global landmarks Van
Zandt sings about in the soulful, uptempo number. “I am honored that Gino chose
us to be his first project after “So You Think You Can Dance” and I also want
to thank my wife Maureen for suggesting I call Nigel Lythgoe who gave us his
blessing and amazing positive energy,” said Van Zandt. “‘Love Again’ is
one of my two Sam Cooke tributes on the album. It’s a fun little fiction about
a character who has been burned by a relationship so he travels the world
trying to distract himself only to find there’s no escape from the addiction of
love! The video does an amazing job bringing this song to life in a whole new
way.”

WATCH “LOVE AGAIN” VIDEO

When Little Steven and The
Disciples of Soul rolled into Colorado on their U.S. tour this past September,
Van Zandt and his 14-piece band paid homage to his longtime musical partner
Bruce Springsteen with a live performance of his song “Tucson Train,” from his
latest album Western Stars. Released today, the performance, recorded
September 17, 2019 at the Gothic Theatre in Englewood, Colo. is available to
stream and download as of today and captures the rollicking band putting their
rock n’ soul spin on the song. 

STREAM/DOWNLOAD “TUCSON
TRAIN”

Little Steven and the Disciples
of Soul recently wrapped up two years of near constant touring, totaling 187
shows across North America, Europe, and Australia, with triumphant shows in
Boston and New York where they brought the back-to-back Soulfire/Summer
Of Sorcery
world tour to an end with an epic concert that was filmed for
future release. 

As announced last month, Little
Steven has opened the doors on his personal archive of recordings to present an
in-depth look at his solo career with the brand new boxed set, RockNRoll
Rebel – The Early Work
(Wicked Cool/UMe), which collects his solo work from
1973-1999 – including Artists United Against Apartheid’s landmark 1985 LP, Sun
City
– together with 51 bonus tracks spanning previously unreleased demos,
B-sides, rehearsals, outtakes, classic concert performances, and a number of
never-before-heard Van Zandt compositions. Little Steven’s RockNRoll Rebel –
The Early Work
is available exclusively via the online store uDiscover
Music with pre–orders available now here: https://ume.lnk.to/LittleStevenCareer.

“It’s been a blast going through
the archives and finding all these hidden gems,” says Van Zandt. “In addition
to demos in various stages of completion, there are entire songs I’d completely
forgotten about, and we found some really early things pre-Jukes like Southside
Johnny and the Kid (the kid being me!). I’m excited to have my stuff back on
vinyl for the first time in decades!”

PREORDER ROCKNROLL REBEL –
THE EARLY WORK

Limited to just 1,000 copies, the
bespoke slipcase multi-format boxed set includes remastered editions of five
long-out-of-print classic albums – Men Without Women (1982), Voice Of
America
(1983), Sun City (1985), Freedom – No Compromise
(1987), Revolution (1989) and the vinyl debut of Born Again Savage
(1999) – across seven-colored vinyl LPs alongside four CDs of rarities and
bonus tracks. This also marks the first time Revolution will be released
on vinyl in the U.S., having previously only been released in Europe. The set
includes liner notes about each of the 51 bonus tracks. 

Digital Deluxe Editions of all
six albums, complete with corresponding bonus tracks, will be available for
download in the weeks leading up to the boxed set’s official release kicking
off today with Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul’s 1982 debut album, Men
Without Women
, joined by 10 exclusive bonus tracks available now. Both RockNRoll
Rebel – The Early Work
and the Digital Deluxe Edition of Men Without
Women
include long-lost tracks from what Van Zandt calls the “soundtrack to
an unmade film,” including previously unreleased alternate versions of album
favorites, “Angel Eyes,” “Forever” and “Until The Good Is Gone.” In conjunction
with RockNRoll Rebel, a limited edition standalone 144-page, 12” x 12”
companion book will be released featuring Van Zandt’s in-depth liner notes and
memories and stories about the making of each album, lyrics to every song and
hundreds of never-before-seen photos. It will be available for preorder soon.

Little Steven and the Disciples
of Soul made their spectacular debut with 1982’s Men Without Women,
highlighted by a pair of rock radio favorites in the opening “Lyin’ In A Bed Of
Fire” and “Forever,” the latter of which spent nine weeks on Billboard’s
“Hot 100” while also receiving heavy rotation at the newly launched MTV. Van
Zandt and the Disciples of Soul celebrated Men Without Women with sold
out live dates including a legendary performance at NYC’s famed Peppermint
Lounge that saw electrifying renditions of the album’s “Save Me” and “This Time
It’s For Real” (written by Van Zandt and made famous by Southside Johnny and
the Asbury Jukes), both included on RockNRoll Rebel – The Early Work.

RockNRoll Rebel – The Early Work – which
arrives hot on the heels of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul’s acclaimed
latest album, Summer of Sorcery (Wicked Cool/UMe) – features appearances
from an assortment of friends, collaborators, and special guests, including
Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny, Rubén Blades, Miles Davis, Gary U.S.
Bonds, Dino Danelli, and members of both the E Street Band and the Asbury
Jukes.

To coincide with the release of RockNRoll Rebel, Van Zandt will be making select videos from his early career available on his official YouTube channel for the first time as well as offering up a ton of other visuals from the era. Fans can subscribe to the channel to be notified when videos are posted: https://www.youtube.com/user/LittleStevenVEVO.

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