Bruce Springsteen Performs Songs From ‘The Promise’

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed a rare concert event last week in Asbury Park, New Jersey’s historic Carousel House, playing never-before performed songs live from the new 2-CD set, ‘The Promise.’

Five songs from the show can be seen online here:

 Filmed before an audience of approximately sixty fans, “Songs From The Promise” was directed and edited by Grammy- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny and mixed by Emmy-winner Bob Clearmountain. The concert features the world premiere E Street Band performances of four tracks from ‘The Promise, plus “Blue Christmas.”

“Songs From The Promise” Setlist:

“Racing in the Street (’78)

“Gotta Get That Feeling”

“Ain’t Good Enough For You”

“The Promise”

“Blue Christmas”

For this one-time concert event, Springsteen and members of the E Street Band lineup’Clarence Clemons, Stevie Van Zandt, Max Weinberg, Roy Bittan, and Gary Tallent were joined by keyboardist Charles Giordano, a full horn section’ Ed Manion, Barry Danielian, Curt Ramm, Clark Gayton and Stan Harrison’and special guest David Lindley, who played violin during the original recording sessions.

‘The Promise’ 2-CD set contains 21 never-before-released tracks from the 1976-78 ‘Darkness on The Edge of Town’ sessions. ‘The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story,’ a 6-disc deluxe set (including 3 CDs and 3 DVDs), features eight hours and 33 minutes of audio and video and contains the internationally celebrated documentary “The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town” (as seen on HBO) as well as the complete ‘The Promise’ 2-CD set.

Watch another great clip taken off “The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town”documentary, and see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band performing ‘Ain’t Good Enough For Me’:


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