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Darkness on the Edge of Town is the fourth studio album by Bruce Springsteen, released on June 2, 1978. The album marked the end of a three-year gap between albums brought on by contractual obligations and legal battling with former manager Mike Appel. Although the album did not produce high-charting singles it remained on the charts for 97 weeks. A steady seller in Springsteen's catalog, it has been certified triple Platinum by the RIAA.
Tracks is a four-disc box set by Bruce Springsteen, released in 1998 containing 66 songs. This box set mostly consists of d songs recorded during the sessions for his many albums, but also includes a number of single B-sides, as well as demos and alternate versions of already-released material. The project began in early 1998, when Springsteen and his chief recording engineer, Toby Scott, began going through his massive collection of unreleased songs
Released June 2, 1978. Darkness on the Edge of Town Tracklist. How different was it on Darkness on the Edge of Town and The River? It was, I wrote a song last night. I’m Mr. Two-and-a-Half Minutes. Darkness didn’t produce many hits, with Prove It All Night being the only song to crack the top 40 at number 32. It did find critical acclaim, topping NME’s topping NME’s top albums of 1978. Darkness on the Edge of Town Q&A. Producers Bruce Springsteen,.
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Coming three years, and one extended court battle, after the commercial breakthrough of Born to Run, Darkness on the Edge of Town was highly anticipated. Some attributed the album's embattled tone to Springsteen's legal troubles, but it carried on from Born to Run, in which Springsteen had first begun to view his colorful cast of characters as "losers. On Darkness, he began to see them as the working class. One song was called "Factory," and in another, "Badlands," "you" work "'neath the wheel, Till you get your facts learned.
Bruce Springsteen performs circa 1979. In the Bruce Springsteen songwriting universe, nothing good ever happens in the daytime. The hours between sunup and sundown are when you sweat it out on the streets, work on the highway, and drive your girlfriend’s yapping mother down to the unemployment agency. Nighttime is when the real battles are lost and won. It’s treacherous, mister, but at least you’ve got a shot . The action in seven of the album’s 10 songs takes place at least partially at night.
Bruce Springsteen ’s output between 1987 and 1996-remastered and collected in this new vinyl box set-tells a story of lost faith and self-doubt. If Springsteen were simply the one telling the story and not also the flailing protagonist tangled up in it, there’d be some catharsis, or at the very least a saxophone solo. He continued following his intuition. After tossing around the idea of supporting the album with his first-ever solo tour, Springsteen invited the E Street Band along for a brief run of dates with a horn section. Four highlights from those shows, including an acoustic take on Born to Run that sounds like some old lullaby unearthed, were released on 1988’s Chimes of Freedom EP. Once the tour wrapped up, Bruce sent the band their pink slips. Around that time, he also divorced his wife of four years, actress Julianne Phillips.