Born To Run

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Commercially Released*: August 25, 1975
Label: Columbia
Produced** by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau and Mike Appel
Recorded by Jimmy Iovine and Louis Lahav, assisted by Thom Panunzio, Ricky Delena and Corky Stasiak
 at Record Plant Studios (April–July 1975) and 914 Sound Recording Studios (January 1974–March 1975)
Mixed** by Jimmy Iovine, Louis Lahav, assisted by Thom Panunzio, Dave Thoener, Andy Abrams and Corky Stasiak 
Mastered by Greg Calbi
Design by John Berg and Andy Engel
Photography by Eric Meola

* A small quantity of blank label, advanced promo copies (called "Script Covers") were issued to VIPs about August 12, 1975. Normal promo copies were sent to radio stations on or about August 24.
** The track "Born To Run" was produced by Springsteen-Appel, recorded and mixed by Louis Lahav.

Overview

Born to Run is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, released on August 25, 1975, by Columbia Records. As his effort to break into the mainstream, the album was a commercial success, peaking at number three on the Billboard 200 and eventually selling six million copies in the United States. Two singles were released from the album: "Born to Run" and "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out"; the first helped Springsteen to reach mainstream popularity. The tracks "Thunder Road", "She's the One", and "Jungleland" became staples of album-oriented rock radio and Springsteen concert high points. Born to Run garnered widespread acclaim on release. It has since been considered by critics to be one of the greatest albums of all time. On November 14, 2005, a 30th Anniversary remaster of the album was released as a box set including two DVDs: a production diary film and a concert movie. The album was remastered again in 2014 by veteran mastering engineer Bob Ludwig, who has worked on much of Springsteen's audio output since 1982, for release as part of The Album Collection Vol. 1 1973–1984, a boxed set composed of remastered editions of his first seven albums. It was later released in remastered form as a single disc as well.

Source: Wikipedia

Released

# Song Title Running Time Release
1. THUNDER ROAD 4:44 BTR
2. TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT 3:08 BTR / 1975 single
3. NIGHT 2:57 BTR
4. BACKSTREETS 6:27 BTR
5. BORN TO RUN 4:28 BTR / 1975 single
6. SHE'S THE ONE 3:36 BTR / 1975 b-side
7. MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER 3:11 BTR / 1975 b-side
8. JUNGLELAND 9:32 BTR

Total Running Time: 39:28

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