Bruce Springsteen ‘s ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’ is his fourth studio album released on June 2, 1978 by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Badlands (Bruce Springsteen) – 04:03 . 2.Adam Raised A Cain (Bruce Springsteen) – 04:32 . 3.Something In The Night (Bruce Springsteen) – 05:11 . 4.Candy’S Room (Bruce Springsteen) – 02:51 . 5.Racing In The Street (Bruce Springsteen) – 06:53 . 6.The Promised Land (Bruce Springsteen) – 04:33 . 7.Factory (Bruce Springsteen) – 02:17 . 8.Streets Of Fire (Bruce Springsteen) – 04:09 . 9.Prove It All Night (Bruce Springsteen) – 03:56 . 10.Darkness On The Edge Of Town (Bruce Springsteen) – 04:30
Musicians : Bruce Springsteen – Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar, Harmonica . The E Street Band – Band . Roy Bittan – Piano, Backing Vocals . Clarence Clemons – Saxophone, Backing Vocals . Danny Federici – Organ, Glockenspiel . Garry Tallent – Bass Guitar . Steve Van Zandt – Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals . Max Weinberg – Drums
Production : Produced By Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau . Jimmy Iovine – Engineer, Mixing . Thom Panunzio – Assistant Engineer . Chuck Plotkin – Mixing . Mike Reese – Mastering
Package : Frank Stefanko – Photography
Recorded October 12, 1977 – March 19, 1978 At Record Plant Studios In New York.
Released On June 2, 1978 By Columbia.
“It’s a bit tragic, in a way,” Van Zandt says during a new documentary film examining the making of Darkness, “because he would have been one of the great pop-song writers of all time.” […]
The twinkly piano of Roy Bittan playing off the golden-toned organ sounds of Danny Federici, the lyrics chronicling the travails of blue-collar life, and the comfort we take in knowing that there’s a Clarence Clemons saxophone solo just around every corner. […]
In the area of production, Darkness on the Edge of Town is nothing less than a breakthrough. Springsteen is the first artist to fuse the spacious clarity of Los Angeles record making and the raw density of English productions. […]