Rolling Stone - Ranked #86 in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Albums Of The Eighties" survey (November 1989). Q (12/94, p.170) - 3 Stars - Good - "...may yet prove to be the greatest evocation of Springsteen's vision, laden as equally with childhood memories and first sex as with life's current disillusions and stale sex....[the title track is] impossibly beautiful..." CMJ (11/15/99, p.24) - "...THE RIVER's got cars, girls, sex, unemployment and alcohol; when you've got a hot band behind you, making all that stuff resonate, well, brother, that's called rock'n'roll." Q (Magazine) (p.120) - "[I]t remains his most eclectic offering, rooted in recession-era fables of troubled times..." Disc 1 1. Ties That Bind, The 2. Sherry Darling 3. Jackson Cage 4. Two Hearts 5. Independence Day 6. Hungry Heart 7. Out in the Street 8. Crush on You 9. You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch) 10. I Wanna Marry You 11. River, The
Disc 2 1. Point Blank 2. Cadillac Ranch 3. I'm a Rocker 4. Fade Away 5. Stolen Car 6. Ramrod 7. Price You Pay, The 8. Drive All Night 9. Wreck on the Highway
It is hard for me to rate the album since it is not for me. It is a birthday gift for my son-in-love. He is tryhing to get a nymber of cds so was pleased to find it on your website. It came at the time stated and is in good shape.