Columbia publish Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town,’ his fourth album (1978)

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

Frank Stefanko

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 asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded October 12, 1977 – March 19, 1978 At Record Plant Studios In New York.

Released On June 2, 1978 By Columbia.

(Source Bruce Springsteen‘s ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’ | Official Site)


The Guardian
“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. […]

Rolling Stone
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. […]


Bruce Springsteen‘s ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’


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