The Worst-Sounding Great Album?

Bruce Springsteen’s MAGIC reconsidered

Jim Esch
5 min readAug 9, 2022

Bruce Springsteen, MAGIC

I first obtained Bruce Springsteen’s 2007 release Magic shortly after it came out because the lead single “Radio Nowhere” grabbed me and wouldn’t let go. It pierced the attention bubble, and I thought, “this is a killer single!” So catchy and raw.