Actually, I could probably listen to "Golden Years" 10 times, but it's not on the live show, so I'd get only eight. What a goddamn ripoff.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN | THE PROMISE: THE DARKNESS AT THE EDGE OF TOWN STORY | 3 CDs + 3 DVDs: $84.99 | Disc one is a digital remaster of Darkness, but here's where it gets crazy: the next two audio discs in this collection are previously unreleased recordings. Two discs of wall-to-wall rarities that Springsteen fans might actually want to listen to. You could get through the entire audio portion of this thing and hear the same song only once or twice — are you nuts, Springsteen? Why are you opening up your precious vaults when you could make the same amount of money by releasing half a dozen mixes of the same shit?

This is just horrible business sense, Springsteen. If you were a real Boss, the board would have your ass.


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