Heavyweight 180 gm vinyl LP repressing – in gatefold sleeve – of this album from the rock superstar housed in a faithfully recreated LP sleeve containing all the elements of the original release. Born to Run is the third studio album by the American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen. It was released on August 25, 1975 through Columbia Records. Representing Springsteen’s effort to break into the mainstream, Born to Run was a critical and commercial success. It peaked at number three on the Billboard 200, eventually selling six million copies in the US by the year 2000. 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” and “Jungleland” became staples of album-oriented rock radio and Springsteen concert high points. Born to Run garnered widespread critical acclaim. Praise centered on it’s production quality and Springsteen’s songwriting, which focuses on the coming of age of average teenagers and young adults in New Jersey and New York City.
|Tenth Avenue Freeze Out||3:11|
|Born To Run||4:30|
|She’s The One||4:30|
|Meeting Across The River||3:16|
1975 album from New Jersey’s finest. Born To Run was the album that created the legend and set the stage for massive international success. Features classic Boss tracks like ‘Thunder Road’, ‘Badlands’ and, of course, ‘Born To Run’.
In November 2014, Columbia Records/ Legacy Recordings released Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 1 1973-1984, a boxed set comprised of re-mastered editions of the first seven albums recorded and released by Bruce Springsteen for Columbia Records between 1973 and 1984. NOW – These 7 titles are available individually on vinyl and feature artwork true to the original packaging.
Acclaimed engineer Bob Ludwig, working with Springsteen and longtime engineer Toby Scott, has re-mastered these albums, all newly transferred from the original analogue masters using the Plangent Process playback system.