Album

ReleaseFormatTracksCountry/DateLabelCatalog#Barcode
Official
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 2; cardboard inner sleeve)12" Vinyl10
  • NL1978-06-02
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town12" Vinyl10
  • US1978-06-02
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Japan, 1st issue)12" Vinyl10
  • JP1978-07-01
CBS/Sony (imprint used in Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia 1968–1991; also used in Spain until 1997)25AP 1000[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 1; distribution code "CB 271" sticker)12" Vinyl10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS 86061, JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town12" Vinyl10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS 86061, JC35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Japan, 3rd issue)12" Vinyl10
CBS/Sony (imprint used in Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia 1968–1991; also used in Spain until 1997)25AP 1000[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 1)12" Vinyl10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS 86061, JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (mat black cartridge)8-Track Cartridge11
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)JCA 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (glossy black cartridge)8-Track Cartridge11
Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases)JCA 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of TownReel-to-reel10
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)1R1 6817[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town12" Vinyl10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CS-10.307[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Yugoslavia, version 3)12" Vinyl10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia), Suzy86061, CBS 86061[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Yugoslavia, version 1)12" Vinyl10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia), Suzy86061, CBS 86061[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Japan, 2nd issue)12" Vinyl10
CBS/Sony (imprint used in Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia 1968–1991; also used in Spain until 1997)25AP 1000[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Circle/triangle symbol on side 1 label)12" Vinyl10
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of TownCassette10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)40-325425099703254242
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Yugoslavia, version 2)12" Vinyl10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia), Suzy86061, CBS 86061[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Japan, 4th issue)12" Vinyl10
CBS/Sony (imprint used in Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia 1968–1991; also used in Spain until 1997)25AP 1000[none]
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CDCBS 86061, CK 353185099708606121
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Italy, “Il Rock” reissue)Cassette10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)40-32542[none]
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
  • GB1992-06-29
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)CD 860615099708606121
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
  • JP1999-08-21
SME Records (Japanese imprint - not equivalent to "Sony Music Entertainment")SRCS 94684988009946894
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
  • GB2003-05-05
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)COL 511255 25099751125525
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)COL 511255 25099751125525
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Remastered, Vinyl Replica)CD10
  • JP2005-06-22
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)88697287442[none]
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
  • JP2005-06-22
Sony Records International (Japanese TEXTLESS walking eye imprint)MHCP-7244571191052223
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Italy, “La Repubblica” and “L’Espresso” reissue)CD10
  • IT2009-01-28
Gruppo editoriale l'EspressoBSC10[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Spain, “El Periódico” reissue)CD10
  • ES2009-02-22
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)88697353912842056520418700015
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Spain, “El Mundo” reissue)CD10
  • ES2009-02-22
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)886973539129788492540792
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Portugal, “Editora Planeta DeAgostini” reissue)CD10
Planeta de Agostini88697287442[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (44.1kHz · 16bit)Digital Media10
  • US2010-11-16
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Italy, “Corriere della Sera” and “Sorrisi e Canzoni” reissue)CD10
  • IT2012-09-11
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)12SC0121[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (44.1kHz · 24bit)Digital Media10
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
Darkness on the Edge of Town (96kHz · 24bit)Digital Media10
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
Darkness on the Edge of Town (US, Record Store Day 2015 release)12" Vinyl10
  • XE2015-04-18
  • GB2015-04-18
  • US2015-04-18
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)JC 35318888750142511
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
  • CA2015-06-16
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)88875098762888750987624
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)88875098762888750987624
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)CK-35318074643531825
Darkness on the Edge of Town (shell is not moulded)Cassette10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)40-32542[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (ꞌ ꞌ ꞌ ꞌ ꞌ ꞌ ꞌ tape scale, shell is moulded with small squares)Cassette10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)40-32542[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (100 Ꞌ Ꞌ Ꞌ Ꞌ 5’0 Ꞌ Ꞌ Ꞌ Ꞌ 0 tape scale, shell is moulded with small squares)Cassette10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)40-32542[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Nice Price edition, price code 53)Cassette10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)40-32542[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Nice Price edition, price code 52)Cassette10Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)COL 40-325425099703254242
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10CBS/Sony (imprint used in Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia 1968–1991; also used in Spain until 1997)32DP 351[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 5)12" Vinyl10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS 32542[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 2; paper inner sleeve)12" Vinyl10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)86061, CBS 86061, JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 3; paper inner sleeve)12" Vinyl10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS 86061[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 5; Nice Price insert)12" Vinyl10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)86061, CBS 32542, JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 5; inner sleeve round cut on top)12" Vinyl10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)86061, CBS 32542, JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Holland, version 4)12" Vinyl10CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)86061, CBS 32542, JC 35318[none]
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)CK 35318074643531825
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CDCBS 86061[none]
Promotion
Darkness on the Edge of TownCD10
  • JP1999-08-21
SME Records (Japanese imprint - not equivalent to "Sony Music Entertainment")SRCS 94684988009946894

Relationships

performed at:2008-05-07: Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ, USA (2008-05-07) (benefit concert in aid of renovations for the venue)
2009-10-02: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ, USA (2009-10-02)
2009-10-14: Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA (2009-10-14)
2013-05-04: Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden (2013-05-04)
2013-06-15: Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK (2013-06-15)
2013-06-22: Goffertpark, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (2013-06-22)
2014-02-19: Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia (2014-02-19)
included in:Greetings From Asbury Park N.J. / The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle / Darkness on the Edge of Town
The Album Collection, Vol. 1: 1973–1984
part of:Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 91) (order: 91)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 150) (order: 150)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/26738 [info]
reviews:http://www.asburyparklibrary.org/BSSC/BSSC_Darkness30.htm [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/bruce_springsteen/darkness_on_the_edge_of_town/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000191913 [info]
Wikidata:Q902146 [info]

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