The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town
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The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town
In 1975, the album Born To Run transformed Bruce Springsteen from a barnstorming New Jersey rocker with an East Coast cult following to one of rock's most promising new stars. But the success of Born To Run brought Springsteen trouble as well as fame; when money began rolling in, he discovered just how unfair his contract with his then-manager was, leading to a long and difficult legal battle to win back control of his career. And while Springsteen spun tales of street kids in love and in trouble on Born To Run, for his next album he was eager too explore more mature themes in the lives of… More

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"Every great album has its own creation myth."
‑ Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News
"You've got to admire Springsteen's chutzpah in documenting and cataloguing his creative process with a borderline-Kubrickian obsessiveness long before his reputation warranted it..."
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central