On 10 January release of "High Hopes", the 18th Studio album by Bruce Springsteen. It is the follow-up to "Wrecking Ball", which reached number one on the 2012 German, British and U.S. charts in March. The recording of "High Hopes" were held in different constellations in New Jersey, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Australia, and New York City. So Springsteen has worked with members of the E Street Band, guitarist Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, etc.), and numerous other musicians. The twelve pieces by Brendan O'Brien, Ron Aniello were produced (co-producer on some songs) and Bruce Springsteen. Morello joined in March 2013 on the occasion Spingsteens Australia tour for the E Street Band (he took the part of Steve Van Zandt) and was, According to Springsteen, "my muse, he gave the entire project to push to the next level." Morello can be heard not only as a guitarist on "High Hopes", but the song "The Ghost Of Tom Joad" as Springsteen's duet partner . The 2008 and 2011 deceased members of the E Street Band, Danny Federici and Clarence Clemons, are also present on some songs that Springsteen referred to as "some of the best unreleased material of the past decade".