By Annie Reuter
Bruce Springsteen will kick off his world tour this Sunday (Jan. 26) in South Africa in support of his new album, High Hopes. But in his latest video for “Just Like Fire Would,” he’s giving a fans a taste of what they can expect from the show.
Mainly a performance video, you can spot Tom Morello on guitar several times throughout the Thom Zimny-directed clip. You can also see Morello, along with Springsteen, nodding in approval of the horn section on the track, which was originally written by Australian punk band The Saints and released in 1986.
Morello will join Springsteen and the E Street Band on the road for their upcoming tour, which is making stops in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. At last year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Morello told Radio.com about his experience on the road with the band.
“It was a great challenge and it was an awesome time,” Morello said of the experience. “I played 78 songs over 10 shows. I’ve never played 78 songs in my entire life – if you combine the Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave and my high school bands catalogs, it’s less [songs] than that. It was a great challenge!”
New details on Springsteen’s instant bootleg series have also been revealed. Rolling Stone reports that fans will be able to download the complete audio of each concert from his upcoming tour in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand within 48 hours after the show ends.
Springsteen released his latest album, High Hopes, last week. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, making it his 11th No. 1 album. According to Billboard, Springsteen has now surpassed Elvis Presley as the act with the third-most No. 1s in the history of the Billboard 200, falling behind the Beatles with 19 No. 1s and Jay Z with 13.