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The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town

Last week Bruce Springsteen was in London to introduce a new documentary about the making of his 1978 album Darkness on the Edge of Town

Last week Bruce Springsteen was in London to introduce a new documentary about the making of his 1978 album Darkness on the Edge of Town.

As he took the stage at the NFT many fans had their cameras out to capture the moment:

The Promise: The Making of ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’ is a 90-minute film directed by Thom Zimny, and features never before seen footage shot between 1976-1978, capturing rehearsals and recording sessions.

Bruce Springsteen – “The Promise: The Making of ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town'” Sneak Peek from Columbia Records on Vimeo.

This is footage from the film of Springsteen and his band recording the track The Promise:

It premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September and is part of the upcoming box set, ‘The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story’, which features 21 previously unreleased songs from the ‘Darkness’ recording sessions.

> Buy The Promise box set on DVD or Blu-ray from Amazon UK
> Official site
> Find out more about Darkness on the Edge of Town at Wikipedia

By Ambrose Heron

Editor of FILMdetail

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