BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN 'The Promise: The Making of Darkness On The Edge Of Town'
[Release Date 02/05/2011]
Columbia Records will release Bruce Springsteen's 'The Promise: The Making of Darkness On The Edge of Town' documentary on DVD and Blu-Ray May 2. The award-winning film will be accompanied by the bonus features 'Songs From the Promise', a five-song concert event filmed in Asbury Park, NJ, and 'A Conversation With His Fans', an intimate question-and-answer session.
'The Promise: The Making of Darkness On The Edge of Town' was directed by Grammy and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny. The film received a rapturous critical response around the world, including as an official selection, Toronto International Film Festival, The BFI London Film Festival, and The International Rome Film Festival.
The ninety-minute documentary combines never-before-seen footage of Springsteen and the E Street Band shot between 1976 and 1978, including home rehearsals and studio sessions, with new interviews with Springsteen, E Street Band members, manager Jon Landau, former-manager Mike Appel, and others closely involved in the making of the record.
The film was also included in the 2010 box set 'The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story,'
Includes bonus features:
* 'Songs From The Promise' was filmed before an audience of approximately sixty fans in December, 2010, in Asbury Park, NJ's historic carousel house.
* Hosted by music critic and Springsteen biographer Dave Marsh, 'A Conversation With His Fans' is an intimate, 22-minute question-and-answer session featuring Springsteen at his most candid, before a small audience.