‘Portraits Of Bruce’: Rufus Publications announces tenth title in series


Rufus Publications is pleased to announce the tenth title
in a new series of black and white books called Portraits

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‘Portraits Of Bruce’: Video Promo
From 1975 to 1994, Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen transformed from a promising musician into a rock ‘n’ roll icon and Academy Award winner, leaving an indelible mark on American music. Born in Freehold, New Jersey, Springsteen finally broke the US top 10 with his 1975 album ‘Born to Run’. With its anthemic title track and tales of working-class struggles, the record catapulted him to fame. His lyrics and his famed four-hour live performances earned him the nickname ‘The Boss’, a title he still carries with pride.

Throughout the late ’70s and early ’80s, Springsteen and the E Street Band continued to churn out classics like ‘Thunder Road’, ‘Hungry Heart’, and the award-winning ‘Dancing in the Dark’. His songs often spoke to the blue-collar experience and the American dream.

In 1984, 30 million-selling ‘Born in the USA’ brought Springsteen global acclaim. The album’s title track and its music video became cultural touchstones. His music continued to evolve over the years, exploring themes of love, loss, and personal introspection.

The ’90s saw Springsteen awarded an Oscar for ‘The Streets of Philadelphia’, a song that would also go on to win 4 Grammys. These decades showcased Springsteen’s enduring influence and his ability to connect with generations, solidifying his status as a musical legend.

Portraits of Bruce – is a photographic celebration of Bruce Springsteen published as a brand-new coffee-table book tracing his career with a mixture of well-known, rare and unseen photographs from some of rock’s greatest photographers.

This unofficial book is 230mm square, case-bound, 240 pages, printed on luxury 170gsm matt-coated paper. The book comes with a fold out poster and is presented in a black slipcase with a gold foil logo. The main edition comes in 600 numbered copies and sells for £55 plus shipping.

In addition to this, a much larger, ultra-limited Black Leather and Metal Edition measuring 375mm square and presented in recycled leather and a hand welded aluminium metal slipcase with a screen printed logo in a run of 50 numbered copies. This edition also comes with a unique lenticular for framing and will sell for £350.

The books will go on sale on Friday October 31st at 3pm UK time and will feature a 10% pre-order discount if ordered before November 30th. The first 200 orders will also come with a free Geepin Telecaster Pin Badge worth £6.95. The books will ship worldwide in February 2024

The books can be ordered here: www.rufuspublications.com/rufusbooks/bruce/

Our books are unique. They are not available from shops (unless we say so) and they are designed, printed and bound in the United Kingdom. Above all, they are made with PASSION!