07/15/2002 AT 01:00 PM EDT
The events of Sept. 11 feature prominently on Bruce Springsteen's new album, "The Rising," his first studio recording with the E Street Band in 15 years, reports the Associated Press. Fifteen songs from the CD will offer individual stories from that day. "I felt that I saw nobility," Springsteen told The New York Times on Sunday. "Not the kind you read in the story books, but the kind where people go in to work every day, they come home every day, and dinner's on the table every day. These are the people that I want to write about." The singer-songwriter, who frequently writes about the concerns of the everyman, sings about the lives of the heroes that emerged after that day. The CD is due to be released on July 30. Springsteen's other albums include "Born to Run," "Born in the USA," "Tunnel of Love" and "Nebraska."
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