amid his battle with peptic ulcer disease.“We’re gonna come back stronger than ever in March,” Zandt, 72, told People. “It was a very, very intense first six months of the tour — maybe our most intense ever.” “And so we’re gonna come back with that same intensity, and it’s gonna be great,” Zandt added.
According to the guitarist, the band’s enduring popularity onstage has been “wonderful.”“Well, it’s wonderful, isn’t it,” Zandt gushed to the outlet. “Because we were gone for seven years.
So, you know, we weren’t really sure what was gonna happen.”He added: “It could have been like, ‘E Street who?’” “But we came back stronger than ever in terms of the business, in terms of enthusiasm.
Everything sold out immediately,” the music icon continued. “So it was a wonderful surprise and, I think, just a tribute to the craft.”Zandt said that the band had spent “so much time honing the craft” and that Springsteen’s songs “just hold up so well.” “And look [at] what’s happening this week, in the past two weeks.