The Essential Bruce Springsteen

Springsteen had an active hand in the selection of tracks for this three-disc greatest hits compilation, stating in the liner notes that “We saw a lot of new faces on our recent tour, and we put this collection together with them in mind.” The album spans his entire career and includes key hits and deep tracks, as well as an entire third disc devoted to rarities.

Released: November 11, 2003
Label: Columbia Records
Produced By: Bruce Springsteen, Mike Appel, Roy Bittan, Jimmy Cretecos, Jon Landau, Brendan O’Brien, Chuck Plotkin, Steve Van Zandt