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Watch Bleachers perform new single "Chinatown" with Bruce Springsteen atop NYC roof

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Bleachers has released a performance video for “Chinatown,” the band’s new single featuring Bruce Springsteen.

The Boss himself joins Jack Antonoff and company in the clip to play the tune while atop the rooftop of Electric Lady Studios in New York City. You can watch the performance streaming now on YouTube.

“I go to Electric Lady every day to work,” Antonoff says. “I sit on the roof for hours and hours. Probably spent more time on that roof this year than my bed. Kept imagining the band up there on all the different levels playing on 8th Street with everything patched into the console of Studio D.”

Along with the “Chinatown” video, Bleachers has also shared an Electric Lady rooftop performance clip for the group’s other new song, “45.”

“[This] was the first time we played these songs and the first time we played together since the pandemic,” Antonoff says. “Was like a dream.”

Both “Chinatown” and “45” are set to appear on the upcoming third Bleachers album, due out in 2021. It’ll be the follow-up 2017’s Gone Now.

While you wait for that, you can listen to Antonoff’s new conversation series about his home state of New Jersey. Guests so far have included Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig and My Chemical Romance‘s Gerard Way.

By Josh Johnson
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