“Born To Run” by Bruce Springsteen - album review

TJR says

The 25-year-old was out to colour-in the mid-70s grey of the AOR market and this was certainly achieved on a set which oozes ambition at every turn; the result of some 14 months in the recording studio with 6 months spent on the lead-single “Born To Run” alone. Springsteen has said that he wanted to make a record that sounded like “Roy Orbison singing Bob Dylan, produced by Spector.” And I’ll be darned – that’s exactly what it sounds like, so fair play to all concerned – these 8 mini-dramas are an aural pleasure, and a welcome antidote to the mind-numbing garbage which was dominating the American rock scene at the time.

The Jukebox Rebel
27-Feb-2016

A1 [04:49] 7.9.png Bruce Springsteen - Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen) Pop
A2 [03:11] 6.7.png Bruce Springsteen - Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (Bruce Springsteen) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
A3 [03:00] 7.1.png Bruce Springsteen - Night (Bruce Springsteen) New Wave
A4 [06:30] 7.3.png Bruce Springsteen - Backstreets (Bruce Springsteen) Folk Rock / Americana
B1 [04:31] 9.4.png Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen) New Wave
B2 [04:30] 5.9.png Bruce Springsteen - She’s The One (Bruce Springsteen) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
B3 [03:18] 6.4.png Bruce Springsteen - Meeting Across The River (Bruce Springsteen) Songwriter
B4 [09:34] 6.2.png Bruce Springsteen - Jungleland (Bruce Springsteen) Cerebral Pop




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