27 agosto, 2015

‘Born to Run’ is 40

BorntoRunLPIt’s hard to believe it’s been 40 years since the release of Born to Run on August 25th 1975. The album was a turning point for Springsteen, who became that year a worldwide rock star.

(See: Born to Run, live, song by song through 8 videos)

Here’s some articles published this week to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the album release:

Born to Run at 40 (Bruce Springsteen, official website)
Born to Run Turns 40 (Hits Daily Double)
Springsteen’s Rock Poetry at Its Best (The New York Times, Aug.1975)
‘Born to Run’: Forty Years of Awesomeness (National Review)
Born to Run and the Decline of the American Dream (The Atlantic)
Bruce Springsteen on Making ‘Born to Run’: ‘We Went to Extremes’ (Rolling Stone)
The Streets Of A Runaway American Dream: Born To Run 40 Years Later (Stereogum)
How Bruce Springsteen Made ‘Born To Run’ an American Masterpiece (The Observer)
Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run Celebrates 40 years (CBS News)
Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ Turns 40: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review (Billboard)
Born to Run at 40: A short history of the album that turned Bruce Springsteen into America’s biggest rock star (The Week)
The Birth of Born to Run (Slate)
Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born To Run’ Turns 40; Thoughts From A Tramp Like Me (Forbes)

(Photo: Eric Meola)