Bruce Springsteen released his third album and big breakthrough 'Born to Run' on this day in 1975

August 25, 2016

Born to Run is the third studio album

by the American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen

In his effort to break into the mainstream

the album was a commercial success

It peaked at number three on the Billboard 200

and eventually selling six million copies in the United States


The two singles released from the album

‘Born to Run’ and ‘Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out’

first helped Springsteen to reach mainstream popularity

The tracks ‘Thunder Road’ and ‘Jungleland’

became staples of album-oriented rock radio

and Springsteen concert high points


Born to Run garnered widespread acclaim

when it was first released on August 25, 1975

by Columbia Records

Born To Run has since been considered by critics

to be one of the greatest albums of all time


Track Listing

All songs written and composed by Bruce Springsteen

Side one

1. Thunder Road

2. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Ou

3. Night

4. Backstree

Side two

1. Born to Run 

2. She's the One

3. Meeting Across the River 

4. Jungleland 



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