Columbia set to release Bruce Springsteen’s The Promise

Posted on 9 November 2010
By Oliver Logan
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Columbia Records will release Bruce Springsteen’s The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story this month.

The Deluxe format comprises over six hours of film and more than two hours of audio across 3 CDs and 3 DVDs.

The contents are packaged within an 80-page notebook containing facsimiles from Springsteen’s original notebooks from the recording sessions, which include alternate lyrics, song ideas, recording details, and personal notes in addition to a new essay by Springsteen and never-before-seen photographs.

Containing a wealth of previously unreleased material, The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story offers an unprecedented look into Springsteen’s creative process during a defining moment in his career.

The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story will additionally be released as a 3CD/3 Blu Ray disc set.

The set will be available as The Promise, an edition, which consists of only the unheard complete songs on two CDs or four LPs, along with lyrics and the new essay by Springsteen.

A preview of previously unheard song Save My Love is here: