Bruce Springsteen has teased that he is working on a "big surprise" and "secret" project that will be revealed in 2021.

The 71-year-old singer, who is often referred to as 'The Boss', said he doesn't believe it will be possible to hit the road until next year, but admits fans have a lot to look forward to this year.

Speaking on SiriusXM's E Street Radio channel, he said: "2022 – if you want to talk about that – as far as what I know and if things go as according to what Dr. Fauci is projecting, as soon as we can, we’ll be out there," he said. "And that might be 2022, you know, somewhere in the New Year of 2022.

"So – and I'm completely projecting because no one really knows – that’s what I think, according to all the information that’s available at this moment, will be able to happen. You know, I have some projects coming up this year that I won’t tell cos it’s going to be a secret and then a big surprise [laughs].

"But I do have things to keep me busy this year that I’ll be doing that should give the fans something to bide their time with."

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The rock legend recently appeared on The Late Late Show on RTÉ One and joked that he would move across the Atlantic if Donald Trump was re-elected US President, saying: "make some room there for me in Ireland!"

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