8 Songs, 39 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Springsteen's third album was the one that broke it all open for him, planting his tales of Jersey girls, cars, and nights spent sleeping on the beach firmly in the Top Five. He shot for an unholy hybrid of Orbison, Dylan and Spector — and actually reached it. "Come take my hand," he invited in the opening lines. "We're ridin' out tonight to case the Promised Land." Soon after this album, he'd discover the limits of such dreams, but here, it's a wide-open road: Even the tales of petty crime ("Meeting Across the River") and teen-gang violence ("Jungleland") are invested with all the wit and charm you can handle. Bruce's catalog is filled with one-of-a-kind albums from The Wild, The Innocent and the E Street Shuffle to The Ghost of Tom Joad. Forty years on, Born to Run still sits near the very top of that stack.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Springsteen's third album was the one that broke it all open for him, planting his tales of Jersey girls, cars, and nights spent sleeping on the beach firmly in the Top Five. He shot for an unholy hybrid of Orbison, Dylan and Spector — and actually reached it. "Come take my hand," he invited in the opening lines. "We're ridin' out tonight to case the Promised Land." Soon after this album, he'd discover the limits of such dreams, but here, it's a wide-open road: Even the tales of petty crime ("Meeting Across the River") and teen-gang violence ("Jungleland") are invested with all the wit and charm you can handle. Bruce's catalog is filled with one-of-a-kind albums from The Wild, The Innocent and the E Street Shuffle to The Ghost of Tom Joad. Forty years on, Born to Run still sits near the very top of that stack.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
272 Ratings

272 Ratings

MelkyC28 ,

Best Album Ever

Born To Run is the best album not just by Bruce Springsteen, but by anyone who has ever written and/or sung music.

everma ,

Amazing

This is the best album Bruce has ever done. Every single song is a maserpiece. Period.

Spanish Jonny ,

thank you big man

This is one of the greatest albums of all time. I would like to thank Clarence Clemons for all the great saxaphone tracks he has made in his lifetime. His best is junglelnd, on this album. May the big man rest in peace.

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