Music | New albums achieve different things for Robertson and Springsteen
by Arsenio Orteza
Posted 1/06/17, 04:00 am
In 2016, the “autobiography soundtrack” gathered momentum as a medium by which record companies repackage and sell old rock ’n’ roll to aging audiences that still prefer buying to streaming.
Stripped-down versions of the box sets, these single-disc offerings mix greatest hits with previously unreleased cuts and attempt to represent in music the lives that accompanying autobiographies depict in prose.