Spotify lands the Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen podcast ‘Renegades’

President Barack Obama and rocker Bruce Springsteen wave to a crowd of 18,000 folk for the length of a rally on the final day of campaigning within the common election November 5, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Ragged president Barack Obama and legendary rock musician Bruce Springsteen have launched a podcast on Spotify.

Renegades: Born within the USA” will span eight episodes, two of which had been launched Monday on the streaming platform. Spotify acknowledged the pair, who first met in 2008, will discuss urge, fatherhood, marriage and the manner forward for The US.

“On the surface, Bruce and I construct not have a lot in common. But over the years, what we have stumbled on is that we have bought a shared sensibility. About work, about family and about The US,” Obama acknowledged within the vital episode of the podcast. “In our win ways, Bruce and I had been on parallel journeys looking out to impress this country that’s given us both so principal. Attempting to story the tales of its folk. Attempting to fetch a manner to join our win particular person searches for which implies and truth and community with the bigger fable of The US.”

It’s the second series to come out of Spotify’s 2019 deal with the ancient first family’s production firm, Higher Ground. The inaugural series, “The Michelle Obama Podcast,” became as soon as hosted by the ancient first girl and launched final July.

Spotify has spent the previous few years strengthening its podcast library through a lot of acquisitions and affords, and indicated Monday for the length of its virtual “Spotify Movement On” match that it doesn’t intend to dull down. The firm also launched a multiyear partnership with Anthony and Joe Russo, who directed a handful of Surprise movies.

The firm also launched a brand contemporary ad platform for podcasts and a manner for podcast makers to receives a commission at as soon as from listeners.

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