Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story [3 CD/3 DVD]

Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story [3 CD/3 DVD]

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by Bruce Springsteen
     
 

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The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story offers an unprecedented look into Bruce Springsteen's creative process during a defining moment in his career, the making of the 1978 album Darkness On The Edge Of Town.

This deluxe 3-CD / 3-DVD package includes the remastered album, never-before-seen studio and live footage, an 80-page notebook, 21

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Overview

The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story offers an unprecedented look into Bruce Springsteen's creative process during a defining moment in his career, the making of the 1978 album Darkness On The Edge Of Town.

This deluxe 3-CD / 3-DVD package includes the remastered album, never-before-seen studio and live footage, an 80-page notebook, 21 previously unreleased songs, a documentary film, and a classic 1978 Houston performance.

This deluxe edition is also available in a 3-CD / 3-Blu-ray package, while 2-CD and 3-LP editions are available separately.

Contents details:

  • 80-page spiral-bound reproduction of Bruce's original notebooks documenting the recording sessions for the album, containing alternate lyrics, song ideas, recording details, and personal notes, in addition to photographs and a new essay by Springsteen.
  • CD 1 - Remastered version of the album Darkness on the Edge of Town.
  • CD 2 & 3 - The Promise. 21 previously unreleased songs.
  • DVD 1 - The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, including previously unavailable archival footage shot between 1976 and '78, capturing home rehearsals and recording sessions that allow us to see Springsteen's creative process at work.
  • DVD 2 - Darkness on the Edge of Town: Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park & Thrill Hill Vault: 1976-78. An intimate and complete album performance of Darkness on the Edge of Town at Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ shot in 2009, as well as previously unreleased archival footage from the Thrill Hill Vault including complete song performances taken from private band rehearsals, studio sessions, and live concerts during the Darkness era.
  • DVD 3 - Houston ’78 Bootleg: House Cut. Previously unreleased complete concert performance from the historic Darkness on the Edge of Town tour.

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Product Details

Release Date:
11/16/2010
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0886977652523
catalogNumber:
776525
Rank:
90628

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Badlands  - Bruce Springsteen
  2. Adam Raised a Cain  - Bruce Springsteen
  3. Something In the Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  4. Candy's Room  - Bruce Springsteen
  5. Racing In the Street  - Bruce Springsteen
  6. The Promised Land  - Bruce Springsteen
  7. Factory  - Bruce Springsteen
  8. Streets of Fire  - Bruce Springsteen
  9. Prove It All Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  10. Darkness On the Edge of Town  - Bruce Springsteen

Disc 2

  1. Racing In the Street  - Bruce Springsteen
  2. Gotta Get That Feeling  - Bruce Springsteen
  3. Outside Looking In  - Bruce Springsteen
  4. Someday (We'll Be Together)  - Bruce Springsteen
  5. One Way Street  - Bruce Springsteen
  6. Because the Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  7. Wrong Side of the Street  - Bruce Springsteen
  8. The Brokenhearted  - Bruce Springsteen
  9. Rendezvous  - Bruce Springsteen
  10. Candy's Boy  - Bruce Springsteen

Disc 3

  1. Save My Love  - Bruce Springsteen
  2. Ain't Good Enough For You  - Bruce Springsteen
  3. Fire  - Bruce Springsteen
  4. Spanish Eyes  - Bruce Springsteen
  5. It's a Shame  - Bruce Springsteen
  6. Come On (Let's Go Tonight)  - Bruce Springsteen
  7. Talk To Me  - Bruce Springsteen
  8. The Little Things (My Baby Does)  - Bruce Springsteen
  9. Breakaway  - Bruce Springsteen
  10. The Promise  - Bruce Springsteen
  11. City of Night  - Bruce Springsteen

Disc 4

  1. A Commitment To Life  - Bruce Springsteen
  2. Two Clouds  - Bruce Springsteen
  3. The Sound Picture  - Bruce Springsteen
  4. The Process  - Bruce Springsteen
  5. Notebook  - Bruce Springsteen
  6. Pop Songs  - Bruce Springsteen
  7. Varying Opinions  - Bruce Springsteen
  8. Adult Music  - Bruce Springsteen
  9. Making an Album  - Bruce Springsteen
  10. Vision of Now  - Bruce Springsteen
  11. Sense of Possibilities  - Bruce Springsteen
  12. Credits  - Bruce Springsteen

Disc 5

  1. Badlands  - Bruce Springsteen
  2. Adam Raised a Cain  - Bruce Springsteen
  3. Something In the Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  4. Candy's Room  - Bruce Springsteen
  5. Racing In the Street  - Bruce Springsteen
  6. The Promised Land  - Bruce Springsteen
  7. Factory  - Bruce Springsteen
  8. Streets of Fire  - Bruce Springsteen
  9. Prove It All Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  10. Darkness On the Edge of Town  - Bruce Springsteen
  11. Save My Love  - Bruce Springsteen
  12. Candy's Boy  - Bruce Springsteen
  13. Something In the Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  14. Don't Look Back  - Bruce Springsteen
  15. Ain't Good Enough For You  - Bruce Springsteen
  16. The Promise  - Bruce Springsteen
  17. Candy's Room  - Bruce Springsteen
  18. Badlands  - Bruce Springsteen
  19. The Promised Land  - Bruce Springsteen
  20. Prove It All Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  21. Born To Run  - Bruce Springsteen
  22. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)  - Bruce Springsteen

Disc 6

  1. Badlands  - Bruce Springsteen
  2. Streets of Fire  - Bruce Springsteen
  3. It's Hard To Be a Saint In the City  - Bruce Springsteen
  4. Darkness On the Edge of Town  - Bruce Springsteen
  5. Spirit In the Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  6. Independence Day  - Bruce Springsteen
  7. The Promised Land  - Bruce Springsteen
  8. Prove It All Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  9. Racing In the Street  - Bruce Springsteen
  10. Thunder Road  - Bruce Springsteen
  11. Jungleland  - Bruce Springsteen
  12. The Ties That Bind  - Bruce Springsteen
  13. Santa Claus is Comin' To Town  - Bruce Springsteen
  14. Fever  - Bruce Springsteen
  15. Fire  - Bruce Springsteen
  16. Candy's Room  - Bruce Springsteen
  17. Because the Night  - Bruce Springsteen
  18. Point Blank  - Bruce Springsteen
  19. She's the One  - Bruce Springsteen
  20. Backstreets  - Bruce Springsteen
  21. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)  - Bruce Springsteen
  22. Born To Run  - Bruce Springsteen
  23. Detroit Medley: Devil With the Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly/C.C. Ri  - Bruce Springsteen
  24. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out  - Bruce Springsteen
  25. You Can't Sit Down  - Bruce Springsteen
  26. Quarter To Three  - Bruce Springsteen

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bruce Springsteen   Primary Artist,Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals
David Lindley   Violin
Clarence Clemons   Percussion,Saxophone,Vocals
Patti Scialfa   Background Vocals
Roy Bittan   Piano,Keyboards
Barry Danielian   Trumpet
Danny Federici   Organ,Glockenspiel
Rick Gazda   Trumpet
Charlie Giordano   Organ
Stan Harrison   Tenor Saxophone
Jon Landau   Drums
Dan Levine   Trombone
Garry Tallent   Bass,Bass Guitar
Soozie Tyrell   Background Vocals
Max Weinberg   Drums
Curt Ramm   Trumpet
Bob Muckin   Trumpet
Kevin Buell   Guitar
Harry McCarthy   Drums
Michelle Moore   Background Vocals
Corinda Carford   Background Vocals
Steve Van Zandt   Guitar,Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Tiffeny Andrews   Background Vocals
Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg   Trombone
Ed Manion   Baritone Saxophone
Bob Chirmside   Bass
Antoinette Savage   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Bruce Springsteen   Composer,Producer,Executive Producer,Additional Production
Gene Barge   Composer
Dee Clark   Composer
Bob Crewe   Arranger
Gary Anderson   Composer
Richard Blackwell   Composer
Barbara Carr   Executive Producer,Management
J. Fred Coots   Composer
Haven Gillespie   Composer
Jimmy Iovine   Engineer
Jon Landau   Executive Producer,Management
Bob Ludwig   Mastering,Remastering
Kal Mann   Composer
Ellas McDaniel   Composer
Thom Panunzio   Memorabilia
Mike Reese   Mastering
Toby Scott   Engineer
Patti Smith   Composer
John Landau   Producer
Ken Asher   String Arrangements
Richard Penniman   Composer
David Bett   Art Direction
Arnold Levine   Director
Randy Tuten   Memorabilia
Enotris Johnson   Composer
John Marascalco   Composer
Joseph Royster   Composer
Frank Guida   Composer
George Travis   Executive Producer
Barry Rebo   Director,Producer
Traditional   Composer
Cornell Muldrow   Composer
Michelle Holme   Art Direction
Alison Oscar   Management
Thom Zimny   Producer,Filmmaker
Marilyn Laverty   Publicity
Sophia Pecora   Management
Steve Van Zandt   Horn Arrangements
Rob Light   Booking
William Stevenson   Composer
Frederick Long   Composer
Nick Loss-Eaton   Publicity
Jan Stabile   Management
Dale Adamson   Liner Notes
Barry Bell   Booking

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