Since releasing The ’59 Sound The Gaslight Anthem have had a reputation as a band that wears their inspirations on their sleeves. Comparisons to Bruce Springsteen can be found in nearly every article written about the band in the last two years. American Slang released on June 15th, is the band’s attempt to take the music that inspired them – Punk, Classic Rock, R&B – and make it sound entirely their own.