A very different sort of Bruce Springsteen hits collection will be released on August 9th.
It's the soundtrack to the film Blinded by the Light, which is based on a 2008 memoir from Safraz Manzoor.Greetings From Bury Park describes his experiences growing up in the 1980s in an industrial town north of London as a working class British Pakistani Muslim and how the music of Springsteen transformed his life.
The movie opens in theaters on August 14th.
The soundtrack contains 12 Springsteen songs, including the first release of a studio track, "I'll Stand by You," and live rarities.
A two-disc vinyl version will be available on August 30th with Barnes & Noble offering an exclusive two-disc orange vinyl edition.
The 12 Springsteen songs on the 24-track album are:
- "Dancing in the Dark"
- "The River" (Madison Square Garden - 9/21/79**)
- "Cover Me"
- "Thunder Road" (Roxy Theater, West Hollywood, CA – 10/18/75)
- "Prove It All Night"
- "Hungry Heart"
- "Because the Night"
- "The Promised Land" (National Mall, Washington, D.C. – 11/11/14**)
- "Blinded by the Light"
- "Born to Run"
- "I'll Stand by You" (previously unreleased studio recording)