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Human Touch
Studio album by Bruce Springsteen
Released March 31, 1992
Recorded September 1989 - March 1991
Genre Rock
Length 58:49
Label Columbia
Producer Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin, Roy Bittan
Professional reviews
Bruce Springsteen chronology
Tunnel of Love
(1987)
Human Touch
(1992)
Lucky Town
(1992)

Human Touch is the ninth studio album by Bruce Springsteen, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). It was one of many of Springsteen's #1 albums in the UK. This album was co-released on the same day as Lucky Town. It was the more popular of the two, peaking at #2 on the Billboard 200 and single release "Human Touch" (paired with Lucky Town's "Better Days") peaked at #1 on the Album Rock Tracks chart and #16 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Contents

Track listing

All songs by Bruce Springsteen; except where noted

  1. "Human Touch" – 6:31
  2. "Soul Driver" – 4:39
  3. "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)" – 2:28
  4. "Cross My Heart" (Springsteen, Sonny Boy Williamson) – 3:51
  5. "Gloria's Eyes" – 3:46
  6. "With Every Wish" – 4:39
  7. "Roll of the Dice" (Springsteen, Roy Bittan) – 4:17
  8. "Real World" (Springsteen, Roy Bittan) – 5:26
  9. "All or Nothin' at All" – 3:23
  10. "Man's Job" – 4:37
  11. "I Wish I Were Blind" – 4:48
  12. "The Long Goodbye" – 3:30
  13. "Real Man" – 4:33
  14. "Pony Boy" (Traditional) – 2:14

Singles

Year Single Peak Chart Positions[1][2]
US US Main US AC UK IRE GER SWI AUT NOR SWE NZ AUS NL ITA
1992 "Human Touch"[A] 16 1 8 11 4 15 4 19 1 4 12 17 3
"57 Channels (And Nothin' on)" 68 6 32 26 9 32 - 39

Singles were released in both U.S. and UK/Europe, unless otherwise indicated:

  • A^ Charted as double A-Side with "Better Days" when released in the United States.

Personnel

  • Bruce Springsteen – guitar and lead vocals, bass on "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)"
  • Randy Jackson – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro – drums/percussion
  • Roy Bittan – keyboards
  • Patti Scialfa – harmony vocals on "Human Touch" and "Pony Boy"
  • Michael Fisher – percussion on "Soul Driver"
  • Bobby Hatfield – harmony vocals on "I Wish I Were Blind"
  • Bobby King – backing vocals on "Roll of the Dice" and "Man's Job"
  • Sam Moore – backing vocals on "Soul Driver", "Roll of the Dice, "Real World" and "Man's Job"
  • Tim Pierce – second guitar on "Soul Driver" and "Roll of the Dice"
  • David Sancious – hammond organ on "Soul Driver" and "Real Man"

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Preceded by
Divine Madness by Madness
UK number one album
April 4, 1992 – April 10, 1992
Succeeded by
Adrenalize by Def Leppard







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