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Darkness On The Edge Of Town
Darkness On The Edge Of Town Promo picture disc
Label (Cat #): Columbia (–)
Format: LP
Country: USA
Release date (Original year): 1978 (1978)
A1- BADLANDS
A2- ADAM RAISED A CAIN
A3- SOMETHING IN THE NIGHT
A4- CANDY'S ROOM
A5- RACING IN THE STREET
B1- THE PROMISED LAND
B2- FACTORY
B3- STREETS OF FIRE
B4- PROVE IT ALL NIGHT
B5- DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN


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Notes from Lost In The Flood:
US-only promotional release; the very first official Bruce Springsteen picture disc ever issued. Front/back colour photos are identical to the standard album cover artwork, though lacking any type apart from a small company logo of the manufacturer ("Pic Veu Records - A Division Of Fitzgerald Hartley Co.") printed onto each side of the disc. Originally came in a special white die-cut display sleeve that featured tracklisting/credits on rear and included the regular lyric sheet as well. Counterfeits in circulation have substantially poorer sound quality than originals, which nearly play as good as their normal black vinyl counterparts despite the fact that some copies tend to jump during the first 10 seconds of "Badlands" (actually another clear sign of authenticity). Genuine matrix numbers are PAL-35318-1AJ (A-side) and PBL-35318-2AD (B-side). The exact number of original discs pressed is not quite clear, but according to Dick Wingate, who served as CBS’ product manager for the “Darkness” album, no more than 1,000 copies were produced.

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