Bruce Springsteen--a man who has recorded exciting and important
songs about migrant workers and girls who get their kicks from
just-a-knockin' you down down down--could be making a guest appearance
on Glee. According to iVillage, The Boss is "is in talks to
play Finn Hudson's uncle." We have no idea what those words even mean,
but feel reasonably confident nothing good will come of them.
person who feels differently is Glee star Jane Lynch.
versions of Journey’s songs have been a real hit," Lynch told RTE Ten, "and we just know Bruce’s songs would go down a storm
too." Right, except Springsteen's songs represent the American
experience, while Journey's songs represent the watching-Caddyshack
experience. We don't want to say the Glee kids will massacre the simple beauty of Long Walk Home's sixth verse
("My father said 'Son, we're lucky in this town/It's a beautiful place
to be born/It just wraps its arms around you/Nobody crowds you, nobody
goes it alone'"), but the Glee kids will massacre the simple beauty of
Long Walk Home's sixth verse.
The only way this can be salvaged
is if Bruce tricks everyone into singing Reno.
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