To me, The Gaslight Anthem just sounds like American rock music should. Listening to their records makes me wonder what it must have been like growing up in the 70s or 80s, and I canít help but feel like this is the type of music my dad and his friends grew up listening to. Gaslight represent the new face of rock and roll music, and each member delivers exactly this on stage. Seeing the band live made me realize exactly why we all their songs so much Ė simpler, older times brought to life today. As one of the defining rock bands of our generation,...
The score for The Gaslight Anthem's original film, Every Word Handwritten is now available on iTunes. You can watch the trailer for the film in the replies.
Every Word Handwritten follows the lifespan of one vinyl record, highlighting it as the thread through many people's lives through decades to come. To encompass the full understanding of the film, Horowitz and Slack employed the help of Gaslight guitarist Alex Rosamilia and friend Wes Kleinknecht to compose the score for Every Word Handwritten.
Iíd also like to say thisÖ What Iím working on Iíd classify as Americana. Itís not from New Jersey, itís not The Gaslight Anthem, in fact, itís not even mine, but itís oursÖ Iím looking to the people who used folk and country music as a tradition and took what was past and moved forward. Wilco, Ryan Adams, Steve Earle, Guy Clark, the Highwaymen, Bob Dylan, etcÖ Iím not writing about straw hats and gin joints. Iím not writing about nostalgia or a time I wasnít born it. Iím writing about the last two years of my life since we wrote handwritten. This project is going to be based on things I learned early on musically, which were my motherís folk songs....
The earnest, passionate New Brunswick punk rock band will play Asbury Park on May 25 and 26 ó the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend. The Hold Steady, the acclaimed Brooklyn outfit led by the witty, empathetic storyteller Craig Finn, opens the first show. The Felice Brothers, a folk-rock band with a bottle-swinging sound that anticipated Mumford and Sons, will support Gaslight at the second. Tickets for both shows go on sale through the Stone Pony on Thursday at 10 a.m.
Head over to RollingStone.com to check out The Gaslight Anthem's new 15-minute film, Every Word Handwritten, which charts "the lifespan of a single vinyl record and the effect it can have on different generations."
The Gaslight Anthem have released a charity poster created with El Jefe Design specifically to help victims of Hurricane Sandy in the band's home state of New Jersey. 100% of the proceeds will be split equally between Rebuild Recover and Architecture For Humanity's 'Rebuild Seaside Pier' effort.