Bruce Springsteen – Born In The U.S.A. Lyrics & Tracklist

English 212 June 4, 1984

"Born in the U.S.A." is the seventh studio album by American singer and songwriter, Bruce Springsteen. it was released on June 4, 1984, by Columbia Records. The album has been certified 17× Platinum by the RIAA, making it one of the best-selling albums of all time, with over 17 million units sold in the United States alone, and over 30 million copies worldwide.

"Born in the U.S.A." topped the charts in nine countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, becoming Springsteen's most commercially successful album. The album spawned seven Top Ten singles, including "Dancing in the Dark," "Glory Days," and the titular track, "Born in the U.S.A." The latter song, in particular, became an anthem for the working-class in America, with its powerful lyrics about the struggles faced by Vietnam War veterans.

Critics have hailed "Born in the U.S.A." as one of the greatest albums of all time, praising its tight songwriting and brighter, more pop-influenced sound. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award and won numerous accolades, including the Rolling Stone magazine's Album of the Year award. The cover of the album, featuring an iconic photograph of Springsteen taken by Annie Leibovitz, has become instantly recognizable in pop culture.

The album was recorded over the course of several years with the E Street Band and producers Chuck Plotkin and Jon Landau, while Springsteen was also working on his solo album "Nebraska." The album's sound is characterized by its prominent use of synthesizers, which was a departure from Springsteen's previous albums.

Overall, "Born in the U.S.A." is a timeless classic that continues to resonate with audiences today. Its themes of working-class struggles, patriotism, and the human condition are as relevant now as they were when the album was first released nearly four decades ago. It remains a must-listen for any fan of rock music and a shining example of Springsteen's artistry and songwriting prowess. Below you can find a to z all track details, with lyrics and videos.

Born In The U.S.A. Album Tracklist

Last Update: August 28, 2023
Born In The U.S.A. album Cover

Born In The U.S.A. album cover

Cast & Crew

  • Artist/Band
  • Release Date
  • June 4, 1984
  • Producer(s)
  • Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Plotkin, Jon Landau, Little Steven
  • Writer(s)
  • Bruce Springsteen