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Bruce Springsteen releases 'Born in the USA' reissue

It was the June 4, 1984 when Columbia shipped the first printed copies of “Born in the USA“, the seventh album of unreleased songs by Bruce Springsteen, intending to definitively enter the history of rock after records such as “Born to run”, “Darkness on the edge of town” and “The river”.

The album had a destiny already written, thanks to songs like “Dancing in the dark” (which anticipated the release of the album by a month), “I'm on fire”, “Cover me” and the title track, that “Born in the USA” which would immediately become not only one of the Boss's most famous hits but also a true generational anthem. To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of a record considered a milestone in rock, a special reissue will be released for .Sony Music next June 14th, in colored vinyl with expanded packaging.

The anticipation among the Boss' fans is already sky high (and pre-orders are already active, at this link). This edition created for the occasion includes the LP in a translucent red version and includes a gatefold cover it's a exclusive booklet enriched with archive material from the time, new liner notes written by Erik Flannigan it's a four-color lithography print”.

Published June 4, 1984, “Born in the USA” achieved an unbeaten record of 7 singles from the album's tracklist in the Top Ten Singles and sold 17 million copies perfectly capturing the zeitgeist of pop culture defining a generation.

Springsteen's tour and the And Street BandBorn in the USA” included 156 sold-out live shows across the world and songs like “Dancing In The Dark,” “No Surrender” and “Glory Days” remain concert staples even now.

40 years after the tour began in the summer of 1984Born in the USA” Springsteen and the And Street Band begin the European legs of their 2024 tour bringing a live show that has been called “inadequate in any other outfit” (Billboard), “continuing to be a benchmark” (Rolling Stone) and “the most powerful I've ever built” ( Variety). The European dates in 2024 follow a triumphant tour across the United States last year, which with 1.6 million tickets was described as among the best of the band's career. It will be in Italy on 1 and 3 June at the San Siro Stadium in Milan.

There new special edition of “Born in the USA” arrives after the release of the collection “Best of Bruce Springsteen”, 18 tracks on double LP vinyl and CD and 31 tracks in digital format.