Bruce Springsteen receives an interesting present on stage!

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen was treated to an intriguing surprise at a recent performance.

Bruce Springsteen performs at the Paris La Defense Arena in Paris

Springsteen, 73, still regularly puts on hours-long concerts, but a 22-year-old university student may have been the highlight of the Backstreets rockers’ recent show in Edinburgh, Scotland for several attendees!

Not only university students feel the influence of the “boss”. Springsteen’s gift comes a few months after Coldplay frontman Chris Martin opened up about how he’s been influenced by Springsteen’s legacy.

Read on to learn more about Springsteen’s exciting gift!

Springsteen’s influence has touched everyone from rock stars to students!

Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland as special guests on Italian TV show Che tempo che fa. 12 November 2016 Pictured: Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo Credit: Climax / MEGA +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA3524_001.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]

The Blast told in March how Martin was influenced by Springsteen.

Martin stopped by Conan O’Brien’s podcast and told listeners that he only eats one meal a day. He also reportedly no longer eats dinner.

Springsteen has something to do with Martin’s newfound diet plan; The duo had eaten together and Martin wanted to achieve a physique similar to Springsteen! The team performed together in Philadelphia last June.

During the duo’s meal together, Springsteen reportedly shared a tip on how to achieve a physique similar to his. He reportedly shared the advice not to eat after 4pm, which Martin is now following, and also shared it with O’Brien in his interview. (Per Daily Mail)

“I was on a strict diet anyway,” Martin continued. “But I was like, ‘Bruce looks even fitter than me.’

Martin also shared with O’Brien how Springsteen’s wife, Patti Scialfa, validated her husband’s dietary habits.

“And Patti said he only eats one meal a day. I thought, ‘Well, let’s go. That’s my next challenge,” he noted.

Springsteen received a reward from an audience on stage!

Springsteen was recently thought-provoking after an audience slipped him a present mid-concert.

Student Nathan Collet made sure to make an impression on The Boss; according to the Daily RecordCollet held up a sign and asked Springsteen if he could give the “Born To Run” singer a copy of his thesis!

Collet’s dissertation is Brilliant Disguises: An Analysis of Masculinity in the Works and Life of Bruce Springsteen. The title refers to Springsteen’s Brilliant Disguise from the 1987 Tunnel Of Love LP.

Collet spoke to the publication and revealed details about his search.

“I’ve been a Springsteen fan since I was 10,” he said. “When he announced the tour, I gave him a copy of my dissertation myself.” The outlet also reported that Collet traveled 186 miles from his home in England to attend the concert in Murrayfield, Scotland.

“Later he walked by again and I held up my dissertation and he took it,” Collet continued. “He looked at it on stage and said it was very beautiful before placing it next to the drums.”

“I was in seventh heaven for the rest of the show and the concert was phenomenal,” he said. “Nobody puts on a show like Springsteen.”

Springsteen was He reportedly took to the stage by Jake Clemons, the saxophonist son of E Street Band member Clarence Clemons, who died in 2011.

Dustin Huang

Dustin Huang is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Dustin Huang joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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