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Bruce Springsteen - In Concert - The Darkness Tour 1978 - Numbered Limited Edition Red, White & Blue Vinyl 2 x 10

Bruce Springsteen - In Concert - The Darkness Tour 1978 - Numbered Limited Edition Red, White & Blue Vinyl 2 x 10" LP

Coda Records

Regular price £26.99 Sale

Release Date: 26 Feb 2021

Numbered Limited Edition Red, White & Blue Vinyl 2 x 10" LP

Limited to 1000 Numbered copies. Gatefold cover.

Ten days before the 1978 release of The Darkness On The Edge Of Town, Springsteen & The E Street Band embarked on The Darkness Tour, a steady criss-crossing of North America, with a handful of dates in Canada, playing 115 shows, starting in Buffalo, New York 23rd May 1978 and ending 1st January 1979 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Springsteen and the E Street Band played all manner of venues – halls, theatres and also for the first time, arenas. Whilst the sports arena and stadium would become Springsteen’s natural habit in the years to come, he was originally quite reticent and agonised over playing these less than intimate venues fearing he would lose his control over the audience.

The Darkness shows were longer than those in previous Springsteen tours, lasting around three hours, and generally comprised 25 songs. These shows have long since been regarded by Springsteen fans as representing The Boss at his creative peak.

This Deluxe Collector’s Edition also includes a full-length e-book!

Track Listings 

Side A

Badlands
Adam Raised A Cain
Candy's Room

Side B

Racing In The Streets
The Promised Land

Side C

Factory
Prove It All Night

Side D

Streets Of Fire
Darkness On The Edge Of Town
Born To Run