The Promise (Bruce Springsteen album)


  • Bruce Springsteen - guitar, vocals
  • Garry Tallent - bass
  • Clarence Clemons - percussion, saxophone
  • Danny Federici - Glockenspiel, Organ
  • Steven Van Zandt - guitar, vocals
  • Max Weinberg - drums
  • Roy Bittan - piano
  • Tiffeny Andrews, Antoinette Savage, Patti Scialfa, Soozie Tyrell, Corinda Carford, Michelle Moore - background vocals
  • Barry Danielian, Rick Gazda, Bob Muckin, Curt Ramm - trumpet
  • Stan Harrison, Ed Manion - Saxophone
  • Dan Levine, Richie " La Bamba " Rosenberg - trombone
  • David Lindley - fiddle
  • Harry McCarthy - drums

The Promise is an album, released by Bruce Springsteen in 2010 on Columbia Records. It is a compilation of previously unreleased recordings from the sessions for the album Darkness on the Edge of Town. There is also a box that also three DVDs contains ( The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town - presented at the Toronto Film Festival Director: Thom Zimny ​​- 2 live performances Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Houston '78 Bootleg: House Cut). On a third CD is a digitally edited version of Darkness at the Edge of Town.


Springsteen said of the album at the launch of the film at the film festival in Rome:

Title list

CD 1

CD 2

Critics votes

  • Thom Jurek ( Allmusic ): The Promise stands on its own as a great Bruce Springsteen record. ( The Promise stands on its own as a great Bruce Springsteen recording.)
  • Alex Denney ( BBC Review): An indispensible portrait of an artist at the top of his game. ( An indispensable portrait of an artist at the height of his career. )
  • Mark Richardson ( Pitchfork ): This is a trove, a vast clearing house from a fertile period, the product End of month turned out to be one terrific album. (This is a treasure, a statement from a fertile period, the product that turns out to be a great album. )
  • The fact that "The Promise " is an absolute " must-have " for all Springsteen fans is anyway obvious. But it is also a quite suitable entry-level album for those who want it to become one.
  • Josef Gasteiger ( ): That Bruce Springsteen still throwing away songs, would kill for other artists, is carved in stone truth of rock'n'roll.
  • Rating: Excellent