SYDNEY, AU (SONY BMG Music
Entertainment) - The legendary Bruce Springsteen
will release his 'Born To Run 30th Anniversary Edition' box set on November 13. The package will comprise two DVDs featuring approximately four hours of previously unseen footage; the classic album in remastered CD form and a booklet of previously unpublished photos. With the box set personally supervised by Bruce Springsteen
and Jon Landau, the DVDs feature 'Hammersmith Odeon, London '75', an astonishing film of Bruce Springsteen
and the E Street Band's legendary 1975 concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London and the new film 'Wings For Wheels: The Making of Born To Run'.
"I believe that the combination of the great 1975 concert footage, the brilliant documentary of the making of the album and the dazzling remastering of 'Born to Run' add up to a nearly perfect storm of Bruce's music," said longtime manager Jon Landau.
Spanning roughly two hours and 10 minutes, the November 18, 1975 concert at London's Hammersmith Odeon finds an epic performance of 16 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band classics, including 'Thunder Road', 'Tenth Avenue Freeze Out', 'Jungleland', and 'Born To Run', as well as such other favorites such as 'Kitty's Back' and 'Rosalita'. The multiple-camera film of the complete concert will be available in its entirety and its original sequence, as newly edited by Emmy Award Winner Thom Zimny. 'Hammersmith Odeon, London '75' is the only full-length concert film ever released of Bruce and the E Street Band's first 25 years.
The 90 minute documentary 'Wings For Wheels: The Making of Born To Run' chronicles the definitive story of the creation of 'Born To Run,' from songwriting to production and beyond. 'Wings For Wheels' boasts archival film never shown publicly, including substantial footage of Springsteen and the E Street Band recording the album, 1975 concert film and other footage shot between 1973 and 1975. The film also features exclusive footage of Springsteen playing solo piano and guitar versions of songs from 'Born To Run.'
Finally, the box set will feature a CD of the newly remastered 'Born To Run,' as well as a remarkable 48-page photo album of previously unpublished photographs with an introduction written by Springsteen. This is the first time Springsteen has allowed any of his catalogue to be fully remastered and he enlisted his longtime mastering guru Bob Ludwig to handle the job. The newly remastered version presents the masterpiece with striking clarity and presence.
Widely regarded as one of the cornerstone albums in rock and roll history, 'Born To Run' has been recognised by many international polls as one of the greatest albums of all time. It has sold nearly nine million albums worldwide.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: 'Hammersmith Odeon, London '75' Track Listing
1. Thunder Road
2. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out
3. Spirit In The Night
4. Lost In The Flood
5. She¹s The One
6. Born To Run
7. The E Street Shuffle/Having A Party
8. It¹s Hard To Be A Saint In The City
10. Kitty¹s Back
13. 4th Of July Asbury Park (Sandy)
14. Detroit Medley
15. For You
16. Quarter To Three
'Wings For Wheels: The Making of Born To Run' Interview List
1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Roy Bittan
3. Ernest "Boom" Carter
4. Clarence Clemons
5. Danny Federici
6. Nils Lofgren
7. David Sancious
8. Patti Scialfa
9. Garry Tallent
10. Stevie Van Zandt
11. Max Weinberg
12. Jon Landau
13. Jimmy Iovine
14. Mike Appel
15. Eric Meola
'Born To Run 30th Anniversary Edition' will be avialble November 13