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David Bowie

Rock 'n' Roll Star!

    Half-Speed Master Vinyl Edition
    David Bowie’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Star! Charts Bowie’s journey to Ziggy Stardust. Starting with early home demos, through radio sessions and live performances, to session recordings, outtakes and alternate versions from the recording of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust album.

    The 1LP half-speed master which accompanies the 5CD+BR version features alternative takes and mixes including an alternative version of ‘Lady Stardust’, an unheard version of the deep-cut classic ‘Shadow Man’ and an up-tempo take of The Who’s ‘I Can’t Explain’, which he would later slow down and cover for the PIN-UPS album. 

    5CD + 1 Blue-Ray Edition
    David Bowie’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Star! is a 5CD and 1 Blu-Ray Audio set that explores David Bowie’s journey from February 1971 through the creation of the Ziggy Stardust character, the recording of the iconic The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars album, and captures the international mania that surrounded the Ziggy phenomenon in the form of UK radio sessions and TV performances, as well as live tracks from Ziggy and the Spiders’ 1st October 1972 show at the Boston Music Hall.

    Rock ‘n’ Roll Star! contains 29 unreleased tracks, covers early songwriting demos, recordings from David’s band, The Arnold Corns, rehearsals at Bowie’s then-home, Haddon Hall, BBC sessions, singles, live performances, plus outtakes and alternative versions from the original album recording sessions, which have been newly mixed by original album producer, Ken Scott.

    Unreleased highlights include an alternative version of ‘Lady Stardust’, an unheard version of the deep-cut classic ‘Shadow Man’ and an up-tempo take of The Who’s ‘I Can’t Explain’, which he would later slow down and cover for the PIN-UPS album.

    The Blu-Ray includes a version of the Ziggy Stardust album called Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth) taken from Trident Studio tapes dated 15th December 1971, which features an alternative running order and four songs that didn’t make the final album.

    Rock ‘n’ Roll Star! also contains two books. The first is an extensive 112-page book with detailed liner notes, memorabilia, contemporary reviews and articles, rare photographs from Barrie Wentzel, Michael Putland, Mick Rock, Sukita and Alec Byrne, as well as brand-new notes and interviews with Ken Scott, Mark Carr Pritchett and David’s plugger from the time, Anya Wilson. Accompanying the main book is a 36-page compiled reproduction of David’s personal Ziggy Stardust era notebooks. 


    TRACK LISTING

    Half-Speed Master Vinyl Edition
    Side 1
    1. Hang On To Yourself (early Ziggy Session Take)
    2. Star (Take 5 Alternative Version)
    3. Lady Stardust (Take 1 Alternative Version)
    4. Shadow Man (Ziggy Session Version)
    5. The Supermen (Ziggy Session Version 2023 Mix)
    6. Holy Holy (Ziggy Session Version Alternative Mix)
    7. Round And Round (alternative Mix)
    Side 2
    1. Velvet Goldmine (Ziggy Sessions Outtake 2022 Mix)
    2. Looking For A Friend (Ziggy Session Version)
    3. It's Gonna Rain Again (Ziggy Sessions Outtake)
    4. Sweet Head (Ziggy Sessions Outtake 2022 Mix)
    5. Starman (Top Of The Pops Version 2022 Mix)
    6. John, I'm Only Dancing (alternative Trident Studios Version)
    7. I Can't Explain (Trident Studios Version)

    CD/Blu-Ray Edition:
    Disc 1
    1. So Long 60s (San Francisco Hotel Recording) *
    2. Hang On To Yourself (early Demo) *
    3. Lady Stardust (demo)
    4. Ziggy Stardust (demo)
    5. Star (Aka Stars) (demo) *
    6. Soul Love (demo And DB Spoken Notes) *
    7. Starman (demo 1 Excerpt) *
    8. Starman (demo 2) *
    9. Moonage Daydream (The Arnold Corns Version)
    10. Hang On To Yourself (The Arnold Corns Version)
    11. Looking For A Friend (The Arnold Corns Version – Rough Mix) *
    12. Haddon Hall Rehearsals Segue: Ziggy Stardust / Holy Holy / Soul Love *
    13. Star (Aka Stars) (Haddon Hall Rehearsal) *
    14. Sweet Head (Haddon Hall Rehearsal) *

    Disc 2
    Sounds Of The 70s: John Peel
    Session Recorded On 11th January, 1972 And Broadcast On 28th January, 1972
    1. Ziggy Stardust *
    2. Queen Bitch *
    3. Waiting For The Man *
    4. Lady Stardust *
    Sounds Of The 70s: Bob Harris
    Session Recorded On 18th January, 1972 And Broadcast On 7th February, 1972
    5. Hang On To Yourself
    6. Ziggy Stardust
    7. Queen Bitch
    8. Waiting For The Man
    9. Five Years
    Old Grey Whistle Test Performance
    Filmed On 7th February, 1972 And Broadcast On 8th February, 1972
    Except ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ Which Was Not Broadcast Until 1982.
    10. Oh! You Pretty Things (take 1)
    11. Queen Bitch
    12. Five Years

    Disc 3
    Sounds Of The 70s: John Peel
    Session Recorded On 16th May, 1972 And Broadcast On 23rd May, 1972
    1. White Light/White Heat
    2. Moonage Daydream
    3. Hang On To Yourself
    4. Suffragette City
    5. Ziggy Stardust
    Johnnie Walker Lunchtime Show
    Session Recorded On 22nd May, 1972 And Broadcast From 5th – 9th June, 1972
    6. Starman
    7. Space Oddity
    8. Changes
    9. Oh! You Pretty Things
    Sounds Of The 70s: Bob Harris
    Session Recorded On 23rd May, 1972 And Broadcast On 19th June, 1972
    10. Andy Warhol
    11. Lady Stardust
    12. White Light/White Heat
    13. Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide
    Top Of The Pops Performance
    Filmed On 5th July, 1972 And Broadcast On 6th July, 1972
    14. Starman

    Disc 4
    1. Round And Round
    2. The Supermen (Ziggy Session Version)
    3. Holy Holy (Ziggy Session Version)
    4. Velvet Goldmine (Ziggy Session Outtake)
    5. Starman (original Single Mix)
    6. John, I’m Only Dancing (original Single Version)
    Recorded Live At The Music Hall, Boston.
    Recorded On 1st October, 1972
    7. The Supermen
    8. Changes
    9. Life On Mars?
    10. My Death *
    11. John, I’m Only Dancing

    Disc 5
    1. Looking For A Friend (The Arnold Corns Version 2022 Mix) *
    2. Hang On To Yourself (early Ziggy Session Take) *
    3. Star (take 5 Alternative Version) *
    4. Lady Stardust (take 1 Alternative Version) *
    5. Shadow Man (Ziggy Session Version) *
    6. The Supermen (Ziggy Session Version 2023 Mix) *
    7. Holy Holy (Ziggy Session Version Alternative Mix) *
    8. Round And Round (alternative Mix)
    9. It’s Gonna Rain Again (Ziggy Session Outtake) *
    10. Looking For A Friend (Ziggy Session Version) *
    11. Velvet Goldmine (Ziggy Sessions Outtake 2022 Mix) *
    12. Sweet Head (Ziggy Sessions Outtake 2022 Mix) *
    13. Starman (Top Of The Pops Version 2022 Mix)
    14. John, I’m Only Dancing (alternative Trident Studios Version) *
    15. I Can’t Explain (Trident Studios Version) * Bonus Mix
    16. Moonage Daydream (2003 Instrumental Mix)

    Blu Ray Audio
    THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS
    Original Album Mix (96khz/24bit Stereo)

    THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS AND EXTRAS
    2003 5.1 Mixes (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 - 96khz/24bit)

    WAITING IN THE SKY (BEFORE THE STARMAN CAME TO EARTH)
    Early Ziggy Stardust Album Tracklisting – December 1971 (96khz/24bit PCM Stereo)

    THE SINGLES
    (96khz/24bit PCM Stereo)

    OUTTAKES AND ALTERNATIVE VERSIONS
    (96khz/24bit PCM Stereo) 

    David Bowie

    Diamond Dogs - 50th Anniversary Edition

      On 24th May, 2024, the exact day of its Golden Jubilee, Diamond Dogs will be issued as a limited edition 50th anniversary picture disc LP, pressed from the same master as the half speed version. The first single from the album, ‘Rebel Rebel’, reached number 5 in the UK and the album would also reach similar heights on both sides of the Atlantic reaching number 1 in the UK and number 5 in the USA.

      This new pressing of Diamond Dogs was cut on a customised late Neumann VMS80 lathe with fully recapped electronics from 192kHz restored masters of the original master tapes, with no additional processing on transfer. The half-speed was cut by John Webber at AIR Studios

      The writing of the album was influenced by Bowie not being able to secure the rights for a theatrical production of George Orwell’s 1984 and the work of William S. Burroughs, whom Bowie had interviewed for Rolling Stone in November 1973. The songs on the album created an urban apocalyptic scenario with Bowie appearing on the cover as a controversial half-man, half-dog hybrid painted by the Belgian artist Guy Peellaert from photos by the world-renowned photographer Terry O’Neill. Since its release, tracks from Diamond Dogs have been covered by artists such as Beck, Tina Turner, Duran Duran, Def Leppard, Joan As Police Woman, Dead Or Alive and The Struts. 


      TRACK LISTING

      SIDE ONE
      Future Legend
      Diamond Dogs
      Sweet Thing
      Candidate
      Sweet Thing (Reprise)
      Rebel Rebel

      SIDE TWO
      Rock ’n’ Roll With Me
      We Are The Dead
      1984
      Big Brother
      Chant Of The Ever Circling Skeletal Family 

      Suzi Ronson

      Me And Mr Jones : My Life With David Bowie And The Spiders From Mars

        From the stylist behind David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust look, an electrifying peek behind the curtains during a legendary chapter of pop culture history. 'Suzi Ronson was there as Bowie transitioned from suburban folkie to world superstar and genius. Few can offer such insight, and tell this fascinating story with such verve.' HANIF KUREISHISuzi Ronson was working in a Beckenham hair salon in the early seventies when Mrs Jones came in for her weekly shampoo and set.

        After being introduced to her son David and his wife Angie, Suzi finds herself at the Bowies' bohemian apartment and is soon embroiled in their raucous world. Having crafted his iconic Ziggy Stardust hairstyle, Suzi becomes the only working woman in David's touring party and joins the Spiders from Mars as they perform around the globe. Amid the costume blunders, parties and groupies she meets her husband-to-be, Mick Ronson, and together they traverse the absurdities of life in show business, falling in with the likes of Iggy Pop, Bob Dylan and Lou Reed along the way.

        Dazzling and intimate, Me and Mr Jones provides not only a unique perspective on one of the most beguiling stars of our time but also a world on the cusp of cultural transformation, charting the highs and lows of life as one of the only women in the room as it happened.

        David Bowie

        Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth) (RSD24 EDITION)

          THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2024 EXCLUSIVE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE INSTORE ON SATURDAY APRIL 20TH ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

          IF THERE ARE ANY REMAINING COPIES THEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 8PM ON MONDAY APRIL 22ND.


          The tracklisting for Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth) runs differently from the Ziggy Stardust album and features four songs that didn’t make the final album.

          On Side 1, in the place of ‘Starman’, one of the last three tracks recorded for the album in February 1972, is ‘Round and Round’, a Chuck Berry cover. The track was finally released on a single as the B-side to ‘Drive-In Saturday’ on 6th April, 1973. Initially, closing Side 1 of the album was Bowie's version of Jacques Brel’s ‘Amsterdam’, which would later appear as the B-side of ‘Sorrow’ on 12th October, 1973.

          Side 2 of the 15th December, 1971 tracklisting features two long-time non-LP fan favourites, ‘Holy Holy’ and ‘Velvet Goldmine’. The former is a re-recording with The Spiders of David’s 1971 single. Again, this version of the track had to wait several years before surfacing as the B-side of ‘Diamond Dogs’ on 14th June, 1974.

          The cover of Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth) features a photo of David taken at an early Ziggy Stardust period session by Brian Ward, and the two sides of the inner bags are the fronts of the two Trident Studios tape boxes. The album’s title comes from the lyrics of ‘Starman’, which, along with ‘Rock ’N’ Roll Suicide’ and ‘Suffragette City’, had not yet been recorded when this variation of the album was compiled.

          Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth) was cut on a customised late Neumann VMS80 lathe with fully recapped electronics from 192kHz restored masters of the original Trident Studios master tapes, with no additional processing on transfer. The half-speed vinyl cut was by engineer John Webber at AIR Studios, London.

          David Bowie

          Pin Ups - 50th Anniversary Half-Speed Vinyl Edition

            October 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s classic collection of cover songs, PIN UPS, originally released 19th October 1973 - a mere six months after the legendary ALADDIN SANE and three months after the infamous final Ziggy Stardust show at Hammersmith Odeon, where he put the Ziggy persona to rest along with The Spiders From Mars.

            On 20th October 2023, one day after its Golden Jubilee PIN UPS will be issued as a limited edition 50th anniversary half-speed mastered LP. This new pressing of PIN UPS was cut on a customised late Neumann VMS80 lathe with fully recapped electronics from 192kHz restored masters of the original master tapes, with no additional processing on transfer. John Webber cut the half-speed at AIR Studios.

            Recorded at Château d’Hérouville in France, where Bowie would later return to record the masterpiece LOW, PIN UPS was a collection of cover songs paying tribute to bands and artists that had inspired him and that he had seen at clubs such as The Marquee in London in the mid to late 60s. Artists he covered for the album included The Yardbirds, The Kinks, Pink Floyd, The Who, Pretty Things, The Easybeats and more. 


            TRACK LISTING

            SIDE ONE
            Rosalyn – 2:27
            Here Comes The Night – 3:09
            I Wish You Would – 2:40
            See Emily Play – 4:03
            Everything’s Alright – 2:26
            I Can’t Explain – 2:07
            SIDE TWO
            Friday On My Mind – 3:18
            Sorrow – 2:48
            Don't Bring Me Down – 2:01
            Shapes Of Things – 2:47
            Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere – 3:04
            Where Have All The Good Times Gone – 2:35 

            David Bowie

            Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars: The Motion Picture Soundtrack (50th Anniversary Edition)

              David Bowie retired Ziggy Stardust, his most famous alter-ego, in front of 5000 stunned fans at London’s Hammersmith Odeon. Now, the fully restored film and soundtrack will be released for the first time for the 50th anniversary of the show. Renowned filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker (Monterey Pop, Bob Dylan - Don’t Look Back, Depeche Mode - 101) captured the momentous event by filming Bowie and The Spiders From Mars backstage and onstage.

              Although filmed 50 years ago, the film was not widely seen for over a decade. However, the film and its soundtrack have been newly remastered with the medley of ‘The Jean Genie/Love Me Do’ medley and ‘Round And Round’ featuring the late legendary Jeff Beck reinstated - the latter track making its very first appearance anywhere. Both performances were newly mixed by long-time Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti.

              The show featured Bowie’s famous speech just before the final encore, ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide’, where he revealed that he was retiring the Ziggy Stardust persona. The shocking announcement came as a surprise to all in attendance – including members of his band and was the first proclamation of its kind in rock and roll.


              TRACK LISTING

              Side 1
              Introduction
              Hang On To Yourself
              Ziggy Stardust
              Watch That Man
              Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud
              All The Young Dudes
              Oh! You Pretty Things
              Moonage Daydream
              Side 2
              Changes
              Space Oddity
              My Death
              Cracked Actor
              Time
              Side 3
              The Width Of A Circle
              Let’s Spend The Night Together
              Suffragette City
              Side 4
              White Light/White Heat
              Medley: The Jean Genie / Love Me Do / The Jean Genie (feat. Jeff Beck)
              Round And Round (feat. Jeff Beck)
              Farewell Speech
              Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide

              David Bowie

              Aladdin Sane - 50th Anniversary Edition

                TWO SPECIAL VINYL RELEASES TO CELEBRATE THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF ALADDIN SANE TO BE RELEASED 14th APRIL, 2023.

                April 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s ALADDIN SANE, which was released only ten months after his breakthrough album THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS. The title track and songs such as ‘Panic In Detroit,' ‘Lady Grinning Soul’ and ‘Time’ marked a significant musical progression from its predecessor, adding brass, woodwind, soulful backing vocals and the distinctive piano playing of Mike Garson.

                On 14th April, 2023, one week before its Golden Jubilee ALADDIN SANE will be issued as a limited edition 50th anniversary half-speed mastered LP pressed from the same master.

                This new pressing of ALADDIN SANE was cut on a customised late Neumann VMS80 lathe with fully recapped electronics from 192kHz restored masters of the original master tapes, with no additional processing on transfer. The half-speed was cut by John Webber at AIR Studios.
                The album was preceded by two singles ‘The Jean Genie’ and ‘Drive-In Saturday’, peaking in the U.K. singles chart at numbers 2 and 3 respectively, and was the first time he topped the U.K. album charts. It also marked Bowie’s debut on the U.S. charts reaching the top 20 album chart there, where an edited version of ‘Time’ was released as a single.

                The cover of ALADDIN SANE has become one of the most striking and memorable images in rock n roll history and was rumoured to be the most expensive produced up to that point. The cover photograph was taken by Brian Duffy, who would also shoot the sleeves for 1979’s LODGER and 1980’s SCARY MONSTERS (AND SUPER CREEPS) and features Bowie with the iconic red and blue lightning bolt make-up, an image which has staked out an indelible spot in the planet’s cultural lexicon.

                Bowie described ALADDIN SANE as ‘Ziggy Goes To Washington: Ziggy under the influence of America’. The album was to be Ziggy Stardust's last stand, and the persona was laid to rest three months after the album's release in July 1973 at the infamous final show with the Spiders From Mars at London’s Hammersmith Odeon.


                TRACK LISTING

                SIDE ONE
                Watch That Man – 4:30
                Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?) – 5:06
                Drive-In Saturday – 4:33
                Panic In Detroit – 4:25
                Cracked Actor – 3:01
                SIDE TWO
                Time – 5.15
                The Prettiest Star – 3:31
                Let’s Spend The Night Together – 3:10
                The Jean Genie – 4:07
                Lady Grinning Soul – 3:45

                David Bowie

                Divine Symmetry - 4CD/Blu-Ray Box Set Edition

                  Parlophone Records proudly announces DAVID BOWIE DIVINE SYMMETRY, a four-CD, one blu-ray box set. This collection celebrates the twelve months running up to the release of the album HUNKY DORY in December 1971 via home demos, BBC radio sessions and live and studio recordings.

                  DIVINE SYMMETRY contains 48 previously unreleased tracks/demos from the period, and new alternative mixes of HUNKY DORY tracks by original co-producer Ken Scott.

                  Two books accompany DIVINE SYMMETRY, a 100-page hardback book featuring exclusive memorabilia and photos alongside a 60-page replica composite of Bowie’s notebooks from the era featuring handwritten lyrics, costume drawings, recording notes and set lists. The sleeve notes have been written for the release by Bowie expert Tris Penna, along with contributions from HUNKY DORY co-producer Ken Scott, lifelong Bowie friends Geoff MacCormack and George Underwood, singer Dana Gillespie, guitarist Mark Pritchett, Friars Aylesbury promoter David Stopps, publisher Bob Grace and photographer Louanne Richards.

                  ‘KOOKS’, recorded by Bowie and guitarist Mick Ronson for the BBC’s Sounds Of The 70s presented by Bob Harris is available now for download and streaming single. It was recorded at Kensington House, Shepherds Bush, London, Studio T1 for BBC Radio on 21st September, 1971 and broadcast on 4th October, 1971. 1971 was a pivotal year for Bowie. He signed a record deal with RCA, he met Andy Warhol, Lou Reed, and Iggy Pop while in New York, became a father and penned the song ‘KOOKS’ as a show of paternal pride, played live for the first time that June with Mick Ronson, Woody Woodmansey and Trevor Bolder, the band that would later be christened the Spiders From Mars and recorded the classic album HUNKY DORY.


                  TRACK LISTING

                  Tracklist 4CD
                  * PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
                  CD 1: THE SONGWRITING DEMOS PLUS
                  1 Tired Of My Life (demo) *
                  2 How Lucky You Are (aka Miss Peculiar) (demo) *
                  3 Shadow Man (demo)
                  4 Looking For A Friend (demo) *
                  5 Waiting For The Man (San Francisco Hotel Recording) *
                  6 Quicksand (San Francisco Hotel Recording) *
                  7 King Of The City (demo) *
                  8 Song For Bob Dylan (demo) *
                  9 Right On Mother (demo) *
                  10 Quicksand (demo)
                  11 Queen Bitch (demo) *
                  12 Kooks (demo) *
                  13 Amsterdam (demo) *
                  14 Life On Mars? (demo) *
                  Bonus Acetate Dubs:
                  15 Changes (demo) *
                  16 Bombers (demo) *

                  CD 2: BBC RADIO IN CONCERT: JOHN PEEL
                  David Bowie And Friends
                  (mono)
                  1 Queen Bitch *
                  2 Bombers
                  3 The Supermen *
                  4 Looking For A Friend
                  5 Almost Grown
                  6 Kooks
                  7 Song For Bob Dylan *
                  8 Andy Warhol *
                  9 It Ain't Easy
                  David Bowie And Friends (stereo)
                  10 Queen Bitch *
                  11 The Supermen *
                  12 Looking For A Friend *
                  13 Kooks *
                  14 Song For Bob Dylan *
                  15 Andy Warhol *
                  16 It Ain't Easy *

                  CD 3:
                  BBC RADIO SESSION AND LIVE
                  1 The Supermen
                  2 Oh! You Pretty Things
                  3 Eight Line Poem
                  4 Kooks *
                  5 Fill Your Heart *
                  6 Amsterdam *
                  7 Andy Warhol *
                  8 Introduction*
                  9 Fill Your Heart*
                  10 Buzz The Fuzz*
                  11 Space Oddity*
                  12 Amsterdam*
                  13 The Supermen*
                  14 Oh! You Pretty Things*
                  15 Eight Line Poem*
                  16 Changes*
                  17 Song For Bob Dylan*
                  18 Andy Warhol*
                  19 Looking For A Friend*
                  20 Round And Round*
                  21 Waiting For The Man*
                  Recorded Live To 2 Track Tape.

                  CD 4:
                  ALTERNATIVE MIXES, SINGLES AND VERSIONS
                  BOWPROMO Mixes
                  1 Oh! You Pretty Things
                  2 Eight Line Poem
                  3 Kooks
                  4 Queen Bitch
                  5 Quicksand
                  6 Bombers – Andy Warhol Intro. 
                  7 Lightning Frightening (aka The Man)*
                  8 Amsterdam (early Mix)
                  9 Changes (mono Single)
                  10 Andy Warhol (full Length Mono Single)
                  11 Amsterdam (single B-side Mix)
                  12 Life On Mars? (2016 Mix)
                  2021 Mixes
                  13 Changes (2021 Alternative Mix)
                  14 Life On Mars? (original Ending Version)*
                  15 Quicksand (2021 Mix – Early Version)*
                  16 Fill Your Heart (2021 Alternative Mix)*
                  17 Bombers (2021 Alternative Mix)*
                  18 Song For Bob Dylan (2021 Alternative Mix)*
                  19 The Bewlay Brothers (2021 Alternative Mix)*

                  Tracklist (Blu-ray Audio)
                  * PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
                  HUNKY DORY 2015 REMASTER
                  1 Changes
                  2 Oh! You Pretty Things
                  3 Eight Line Poem
                  4 Life On Mars?
                  5 Kooks
                  6 Quicksand
                  7 Fill Your Heart
                  8 Andy Warhol
                  9 Song For Bob Dylan
                  10 Queen Bitch
                  11 The Bewlay Brothers

                  A DIVINE SYMMETRY (AN ALTERNATIVE JOURNEY THROUGH HUNKY DORY)
                  1 Changes (2021 Alternative Mix)
                  2 Oh! You Pretty Things (BOWPROMO Mix)
                  3 Eight Line Poem (BOWPROMO Mix)
                  4 Life On Mars? (original Ending Version)*
                  5 Kooks (BOWPROMO Mix)
                  6 Quicksand (2021 Mix – Early Version)
                  7 Fill Your Heart (2021 Alternative Mix)*
                  8 Bombers (2021 Alternative Mix)*
                  9 Andy Warhol (original Mix)*
                  10 Song For Bob Dylan (2021 Alternative Mix)*
                  11 Queen Bitch (BOWPROMO Mix)
                  12 The Bewlay Brothers (2021 Alternative Mix)*
                  Bonus Mix
                  13 Life On Mars? (2016 Mix)

                  SOUNDS OF THE 70S: BOB HARRIS
                  14 The Supermen
                  15 Oh! You Pretty Things
                  16 Eight Line Poem
                  17 Kooks*
                  18 Fill Your Heart*
                  19 Amsterdam*
                  20 Andy Warhol*

                  David Bowie

                  Heroes - 45th Anniversary Edition

                    Originally released on 14th October, 1977, “Heroes" was David Bowie’s eleventh studio album. To celebrate its 45th anniversary, Parlophone is proud to announce a special limited edition ‘bricks & mortar’ outlet-only grey vinyl pressing of the album.

                    "Heroes" was a commercial success, peaking at #3 in the U.K. and #35 in the U.S., with NME and Melody Maker both naming it album of the year. The title track is now widely recognised as a classic and as one of Bowie’s most beloved songs, having been used in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony and critically acclaimed films such as Moulin Rouge and Jojo Rabbit. It has also become one of Bowie’s most covered songs with interpretations by artists such as Prince, Coldplay, Motörhead, Depeche Mode, Lady Gaga, King Crimson and The Wallflowers.

                    After releasing the ground-breaking Low in January 1977, Bowie toured and recorded playing keyboards in Iggy Pop’s band. He returned that summer to the Hansa Tonstudio in Berlin to begin work on a new album. Unlike the rest of the so-called ‘Berlin Trilogy’, “Heroes” was the only Bowie album recorded there in its entirety. Produced by Bowie and Tony Visconti, the central band from the Low album returned, this time joined by King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp.

                    TRACK LISTING

                    SIDE 1
                    Beauty And The Beast
                    Joe The Lion
                    “Heroes”
                    Sons Of The Silent Age
                    Blackout
                    SIDE 2
                    V-2 Schneider
                    Sense Of Doubt
                    Moss Garden
                    Neuköln
                    The Secret Life Of Arabia

                    David Bowie

                    Black Tie White Noise - 2022 Reissue

                      "Black Tie White Noise" can now be seen as the album that helped David Bowie rediscover the inspiration of his earlier career and redefine his future one. After the abortive mismatch that was the Tin Machine this 1993 album was a breath of sophisticated, white-soul funk. Chic's Nile Rodgers and Bowie's co conspirator /partner in crime Reeves Gabrels gave an urgency and focus to the recording sessions and Bowie rose to the occassion by producing some of his best music of the 90s.

                      TRACK LISTING

                      The Wedding
                      You've Been Around
                      I Feel Free
                      Black Tie White Noise (featuring Al B. Sure!)
                      Jump They Say
                      Nite Flights
                      Pallas Athena
                      Miracle Goodnight
                      Don't Let Me Down & Down
                      Looking For Lester
                      I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday
                      The Wedding Song

                      David Bowie

                      1. Outside (The Nathan Adler Diaries: A Hyper Cycle) - 2022 Reissue

                        The twentieth album by David Bowie, originally released in 1995. The album saw Bowie hook up with producer Brian Eno once again, creating a diverse and experimental album incorporating art rock, jazz, ambient, industrial and electronica. Inspired by Twin Peaks as well as outsider art and artists, the album has a concept following detective Nathan Adler's murder investigation in world where art crimes and concept muggings happen.

                        TRACK LISTING

                        Leon Takes Us Outside
                        Outside
                        The Hearts Filthy Lesson
                        A Small Plot Of Land
                        Baby Grace (A Horrid Cassette)" (segue)
                        Hallo Spaceboy
                        The Motel
                        I Have Not Been To Oxford Town
                        No Control
                        Algeria Touchshriek (segue)
                        The Voyeur Of Utter Destruction (as Beauty)
                        Ramona A. Stone/I Am With Name (segue)
                        Wishful Beginnings
                        We Prick You
                        Nathan Adler (segue)
                        I'm Deranged
                        Thru' These Architects Eyes
                        Nathan Adler (segue)
                        Strangers When We Meet

                        David Bowie

                        Earthling - 2022 Reissue

                          'Earthling' was the 20th studio album by David Bowie, released in February 1997. The album showcases an electronica-influenced sound partly inspired by the industrial and drum & bass culture of the 1990s like Prodigy and Underworld. This was the first album Bowie self-produced since 1974. Recorded in just two and a half weeks right after returning from the 'Outside'  tour, the album is a snapshot of what Bowie was going through musically at the time. Making extensive use of sampling their own material on high BPMs, the album was the first Bowie album to be recorded digitally.

                          TRACK LISTING

                          Little Wonder
                          Looking For Satellites
                          Battle For Britain (The Letter)
                          Seven Years In Tibet
                          Dead Man Walking
                          Telling Lies
                          The Last Thing You Should Do
                          I'm Afraid Of Americans
                          Law (Earthlings On Fire)

                          David Bowie

                          Toy - 2022 Reissue

                            'Toy' is a posthumously released album from David Bowie. Recorded in mid-2000 in New York with members of his touring band, with a mixture of new and unreleased old material rehearsed quickly for the purposes of what would have been a surprise album, it was shelved by Virgin/EMI, an act leading to Bowie's departure from the label.

                            TRACK LISTING

                            I Dig Everything
                            You've Got A Habit Of Leaving
                            The London Boys
                            Karma Man
                            Conversation Piece
                            Shadow Man
                            Let Me Sleep Beside You
                            Hole In The Ground
                            Baby Loves That Way
                            Can't Help Thinking About Me
                            Silly Boy Blue
                            Toy (Your Turn To Drive) 

                            David Bowie

                            Hours… - 2022 Reissue

                              ‘Hours...’ is the 21st studio album by David Bowie, released in 1999. It was the first complete album by a major artist available to download over the Internet, preceding the physical release by two weeks.

                              A lot of the material that ended up on ‘Hours...’ was originally used, in alternate versions, for the video game Omikron: The Nomad Soul, which also featured two characters based on Bowie, as well as one on his wife Iman, one on ‘Hours...’ collaborator Reeves Gabrels, and one on bassist Gail Ann Dorsey.

                              TRACK LISTING

                              Thursday's Child
                              Something In The Air
                              Survive
                              If I'm Dreaming My Life
                              Seven
                              What's Really Happening?
                              The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell
                              New Angels Of Promise
                              Brilliant Adventure
                              The Dreamers

                              David Bowie

                              Toy E.P. 10" (RSD22 EDITION)

                                THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2022 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                100g, 5 track 10" EP black. The 10" vinyl and CD TOY E.P. ("YOU'VE GOT IT MADE WITH ALL THE TOYS") features the previously unheard "SHADOW MAN (VOCAL AND PIANO MIX)", an alternative stripped back mix of the TOY album track, along with the unreleased live versions of "I DIG EVERYTHING" and "THE LONDON BOYS" recorded at the final Glastonbury warm-up show at the Roseland Ballroom, New York on 19th June, 2000. The E.P. also contains three tracks "YOU'VE GOT A HABIT OF LEAVING" (RADIO EDIT), "SILLY BOY BLUE" (ALTERNATIVE ENDING MIX) and "CAN'T HELP THINKING ABOUT ME" (LIVE MARK RADCLIFFE SHOW BBC RADIO 1 SESSION), previously only available as streaming singles and which are making their physical debut.

                                Mark Edwards

                                The Tao Of Bowie: 10 Lessons From David Bowie's Life To Help You Live Yours

                                  What would David Bowie do?

                                  When life gets tough, who can we turn to for help? Who will help us find happiness, meaning and purpose? The Tao of Bowie suggests that we turn to David Bowie for guidance - and use his amazing journey through life as a map to help us navigate our own.

                                  Buddhism was central to David Bowie's life, but he was a wide-ranging thinker who also drew meaning from other sources including Jungian psychology, Nietzschean philosophy and Gnosticism. The Tao of Bowie condenses these concepts - the ideas that inspired and supported Bowie throughout his life and career - into ten powerful lessons, each with a series of exercises, meditations and techniques to encourage readers to apply these learnings to their own lives.

                                  The Tao of Bowie will help readers understand who they really are, clarify their purpose in life, manage their emotions and cope with setbacks and change. This fresh approach to the search for spirituality and happiness unites the perennial human quest for answers with the extraordinary mind and unique career of one of the most important cultural figures of the past halfcentury

                                  David Bowie

                                  The Width Of A Circle

                                    This week sees the 50th anniversary of the original U.K. release of The Man Who Sold The World David Bowie’s landmark entry into the 1970s. The album not only began the collaboration with guitarist Mick Ronson that would continue with such Bowie classics as Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane, it kicked off a 10-year run of indispensable albums stretching through 1980’s Scary Monsters.

                                    The 2020 re-release of The Man Who Sold The World restored the album’s intended title Metrobolist, while featuring a new mix by original producer Tony Visconti. Taking its name from the album’s opening track, which was named after a painting by Bowie’s friend George Underwood, the new two-CD set The Width Of A Circle acts as a complementary piece to that album. Its 21 tracks feature non-album singles, a BBC In Concert l session, music for a TV play and further Visconti remixes wrapping up David’s recordings from 1970 and revealing the first sonic steps toward Hunky Dory.

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    CD 1:
                                    THE SUNDAY SHOW INTRODUCED BY JOHN PEEL
                                    Recorded On 5th February, 1970 And Broadcast On 8th February, 1970
                                    1. Amsterdam *
                                    2. God Knows I’m Good *
                                    3. Buzz The Fuzz
                                    4. Karma Man
                                    5. London Bye, Ta-Ta
                                    6. An Occasional Dream
                                    7. The Width Of A Circle*
                                    8. Janine
                                    9. Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud
                                    10. Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed*
                                    11. Fill Your Heart
                                    12. The Prettiest Star
                                    13. Cygnet Committee*
                                    14. Memory Of A Free Festival*

                                    Performed By David Bowie And The Tony Visconti Trio (a.k.a. The Hype)

                                    CD 2:
                                    THE LOOKING GLASS MURDERS AKA PIERROT IN TURQUOISE:
                                    1. When I Live My Dream
                                    2. Columbine
                                    3. The Mirror
                                    4. Threepenny Pierrot
                                    5. When I Live My Dream (Reprise)

                                    SINGLES
                                    6. The Prettiest Star (Alternative Mix)
                                    Single Mix Released On 6th March, 1970 On Mercury Records MF 1135. This Is The Unreleased Alternative Mix Created For Promotion In The US Market.

                                    7. London Bye, Ta-Ta*
                                    Originally Recorded And Rejected As The Follow Up Single To ‘Space Oddity’. This Mono Mix Was Finally Released On The Sound & Vision Box Set In 1989.

                                    8. London Bye, Ta-Ta (1970 Stereo Mix)*
                                    This Stereo Mix Of The Above Remained Unreleased Until The Reformatted Reissue Of The Sound & Vision Box Set In 2003, Replacing The Mono Mix.

                                    9.Memory Of A Free Festival (Single Version Part 1)*
                                    10. Memory Of A Free Festival (Single Version Part 2)*
                                    The Re-recorded Electric Version Of The Closing Track From The David Bowie (aka Space Oddity) Album Released As A Single On Mercury Records 6052 026 On 26th June, 1970.

                                    11. Holy Holy*
                                    This Non-album Single A Side, Backed By The Album Version Of ‘Black Country Rock’ From The Man Who Sold The World Album, Was Released On Mercury Records 6052 049 On 15th January, 1971.

                                    SOUNDS OF THE 70’S: ANDY FERRIS SHOW
                                    Recorded On 25th March, 1970 And Broadcast On The 6th April, 1970.

                                    12. Waiting For The Man
                                    13. The Width Of A Circle
                                    14. The Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud*
                                    15. The Supermen (Bowie At The Beeb Vinyl Only)*
                                    Performed By David Bowie And The Hype

                                    2020 MIXES
                                    16. The Prettiest Star (2020 Mix)
                                    17. London Bye, Ta-Ta (2020 Mix)
                                    18. Memory Of A Free Festival (Single Version - 2020 Mix)
                                    19. All The Madmen (Single Edit 2020 Mix)
                                    Holy Holy (2020 Mix)

                                    (*denotes Previously Released) 

                                    David Bowie

                                    Mother / Tryin' To Get To Heaven

                                      To celebrate what would have been the 74th birthday of David Bowie on the 8th January, two previously unreleased cover versions John Lennon’s MOTHER and Bob Dylan’s TRYIN’ TO GET TO HEAVEN will be released as a very special limited edition 7” single.

                                      Originally recorded by Lennon for his 1970 album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, Bowie's version of MOTHER was produced by Tony Visconti in 1998 for a Lennon tribute that never came to fruition. Bob Dylan’s original TRYIN’ TO GET TO HEAVEN was released on his 1997 Album of the Year GRAMMY winning Time Out Of Mind. David’s version was recorded in February 1998 during the mixing sessions for the live album.

                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      A/ Mother
                                      AA/Tryin’ To Get To Heaven (single Edit)

                                      The Top Of The Poppers

                                      Sing And Play The Hits Of David Bowie

                                        In 2001, a group of David Bowie insiders put together a private CD of the cover versions of the Bowie songs that had appeared on Pickwick Records’ notorious ‘Top Of The Pops’ budget album series between 1972 and 1980. They called the CD ’Top Of The Fops’ and put a picture of a lookalike lifted from the 1970s teen mag Mirabelle on the cover. Bowie, we’re reliably informed by one of those insiders, loved the album.

                                        ‘The Top Of The Poppers Sing And Play The Hits Of David Bowie’ gathers together the nine Pickwick cover versions on vinyl for the very first time. It’s a fascinating document of a confused era, where the high water mark of British pop and the countervailing trash aesthetic of the 1970s collided. And as is only fitting for those heady days, our album is released as a limited edition on groovy purple vinyl.

                                        The ‘Top Of The Pops’ business model saw Pickwick churn out album after album of cover versions of the big hits of the day recorded by a ever-changing group of session musicians known only as The Top Of The Poppers. It didn’t seem to matter that the original records had already sold hundreds of thousands of copies. The ‘Top Of The Pops’ compilations were cheap to buy and were so popular that they were excluded from the official charts because they’d just clog the place up week after week, like bin bags during the Winter of Discontent. Listening to them as an over-eager pop consumer of the 1970s was to enter a disconcerting parallel world of the ersatz.

                                        It’s perhaps no wonder that Bowie himself enjoyed these cover versions so much. After all, here was a man who had built a career on pretending to be someone else, manoeuvring his various invented personas through a succession of albums and telling anyone who bothered to listen that it wasn’t actually him the audience was responding to. It was Ziggy, or Aladdin Sane, or The Thin White Duke.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        SIDE A
                                        1 Starman
                                        2 Life On Mars?
                                        3 Sorrow
                                        4 The Man Who Sold The World
                                        5 TVC15

                                        SIDE B
                                        6 Space Oddity
                                        7 Heroes
                                        8 Boys Keep Swinging
                                        9 Fashion

                                        David Bowie

                                        Never Let Me Down (2019 Remastered Edition)

                                          Never Let Me Down is the 17th studio album by David Bowie. Originally released on 20 April 1987, this vinyl edition is newly remastered.

                                          TRACK LISTING

                                          1. Day-In Day-Out
                                          2. Time Will Crawl
                                          3. Beat Of Your Drum
                                          4. Never Let Me Down
                                          5. Zeroes
                                          6. Glass Spider
                                          7. Shining Star (Makin’ My Love)
                                          8. New York’s In Love
                                          9. ’87 And Cry
                                          10. Bang Bang

                                          David Bowie

                                          In Bertolt Brecht's BAAL

                                            David Bowie In Bertolt Brecht’s Baal features Bowie performing five songs that were written for German playwright Bertolt Brecht’s 1918 play “Baal.” Bowie recorded this EP with Visconti at Hansa Studios in Berlin in November 1981.

                                            Recently, all five songs were re-released as part of the exclusive Re:Call 3 compilation that accompanied the boxed set, A New Career In A New Town (1977-1982). This new limited edition 10” vinyl reissue comes in a six-panel sleeve that replicates the original 1982 packaging and is available exclusively at “brick and mortar” retail stores. 


                                            David Bowie

                                            Lodger - 2017 Remastered Edition

                                              The four studio albums ‘Low’, ‘‘Heroes’’, ‘Lodger’ and ‘Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)’ have not been available as standalone vinyl LPs for over 25 years and this is the first time on vinyl for Stage (2017), which has 5 additional tracks to the original 1978 double LP release including The Jean Genie and Suffragette City.

                                              "On the surface, Lodger is the most accessible of the three Berlin-era records David Bowie made with Brian Eno, simply because there are no instrumentals and there are a handful of concise pop songs. Nevertheless, Lodger is still gnarled and twisted avant pop; what makes it different is how it incorporates such experimental tendencies into genuine songs, something that Low and Heroes purposely avoided. "D.J.," "Look Back in Anger," and "Boys Keep Swinging" have strong melodic hooks that are subverted and strengthened by the layered, dissonant productions, while the remainder of the record is divided between similarly effective avant pop and ambient instrumentals. Lodger has an edgier, more minimalistic bent than its two predecessors, which makes it more accessible for rock fans, as well as giving it a more immediate, emotional impact. It might not stretch the boundaries of rock like Low and Heroes, but it arguably utilizes those ideas in a more effective fashion." - Allmusic.



                                              David Bowie

                                              Heroes - 2017 Remastered Edition

                                                The four studio albums ‘Low’, ‘‘Heroes’’, ‘Lodger’ and ‘Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)’ have not been available as standalone vinyl LPs for over 25 years and this is the first time on vinyl for Stage (2017), which has 5 additional tracks to the original 1978 double LP release including The Jean Genie and Suffragette City.

                                                "Repeating the formula of Low's half-vocal/half-instrumental structure, Heroes develops and strengthens the sonic innovations David Bowie and Brian Eno explored on their first collaboration. The vocal songs are fuller, boasting harder rhythms and deeper layers of sound. Much of the harder-edged sound of Heroes is due to Robert Fripp's guitar, which provides a muscular foundation for the electronics, especially on the relatively conventional rock songs. Similarly, the instrumentals on Heroes are more detailed, this time showing a more explicit debt to German synth pop and European experimental rock. Essentially, the difference between Low and Heroes lies in the details, but the record is equally challenging and groundbreaking." - Allmusic.



                                                David Bowie

                                                Low - 2017 Remastered Edition

                                                  The four studio albums ‘Low’, ‘‘Heroes’’, ‘Lodger’ and ‘Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)’ have not been available as standalone vinyl LPs for over 25 years and this is the first time on vinyl for Stage (2017), which has 5 additional tracks to the original 1978 double LP release including The Jean Genie and Suffragette City.

                                                  The powerful reach of Bowie's masterpiece, the first part of the much feted 'Berlin Trilogy' created with the aid of Brian Eno, is still being felt strongly almost 30 years on. Air's wonderful four hour Essential Mix began with this album's opener "Speed of Life", Q Magazine rated the album #14 in it's Greatest British Albums Ever, and Pitchfork, the New Testament for the New Indie generation, recently decreed "Low" as the #1 album of the 1970's. Side A (or tracks 1-7 for those more familiar with the CD format) are classic Bowie ("Sound and Vision", "Be My Wife"), although dealing with the unfamiliar and slightly darker topics of lethargy, depression and estrangement, highlighting Bowie's overcoming of his cocaine addiction. Over on Side B the album's true colours really come through - four ambient tracks, originally rejected for the soundtrack to "The Man Who Fell To Earth" (the source of Low's iconic cover image), which see Bowie pay homage to Can, Neu! and Eno himself. The word 'timeless' was invented for such moments as these.


                                                  David Bowie

                                                  Japan 90

                                                    Limited to 350 numbered copies on mint coloured vinyl.

                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                    Side 1
                                                    1. "Changes" (2:50)
                                                    2. "Rebel Rebel" (3:10)
                                                    3. "Ashes To Ashes" (4:53)
                                                    4. "Starman" (3:46)
                                                    5. "Fashion" (4:57)
                                                    Side 2
                                                    1. "Sound & Vision" (3:34)
                                                    2. "Ziggy Stardust" (3:44)
                                                    3. "Heroes" (4:40)
                                                    4. "The Jean Genie/Gloria" (8:08)

                                                    David Bowie

                                                    David Live (2005 Mix)

                                                      This live album, was recorded during the Diamond Dogs tour. Although drawing of mostly Ziggy era songs, stylistically it sees Bowie moving from glam rock into a new Philly soul influenced direction.

                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      1 1984 
                                                      2 Rebel Rebel 
                                                      3 Moonage Daydream 
                                                      4 Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing 
                                                      5 Changes 
                                                      6 Suffragette City 
                                                      7 Aladdin Sane 
                                                      8 All The Young Dudes 
                                                      9 Cracked Actor 
                                                      10 Rock 'N' Roll With Me 
                                                      11 Watch That Man 
                                                      12 Knock On Wood 
                                                      13 Here Today Gone Tomorrow 
                                                      14 Space Oddity 
                                                      15 Diamond Dogs 
                                                      16 Panic In Detroit 
                                                      17 Big Brother 
                                                      18 Time 
                                                      19 The Width Of A Circle 
                                                      20 The Jean Genie 
                                                      21 Rock 'N' Roll Suicide

                                                      It seems improbable that these classics can really be improved upon, but it would seem that with this latest remaster, they have done exactly that. 

                                                      What can be said about Diamond Dogs that hasn't already? It's an Orwellian odyssey of Bowian proportians. 

                                                      Beginning with the freaky scene-setting dystopian flanged monologue of 'Future Legends' which sets the scene nicely for the eponymous follower. 'Diamond Dogs' is essentially a blues riff but twisted into a snarling glamorous rock and roll number. 

                                                      You might be forgiven for thinking that 'Sweet Thing' is not playing properly, but then it grows ever so slowly into a gloomy sounding detuned refrain, complete with harmonised 'ooh's' and 'aah's' before giving the man himself a stage to pull out his legendary vocal flare. When the unison of 'Boys, it's a sweet thing' comes around, you have no doubt that it really is a sweet thing. 

                                                      'Rebel, Rebel' is probably one of the most recognisable riffs of all time, and when that kicks in, you know you've landed. Rocking, psychedelic and triumphantly anthemic. 

                                                      It's rarely that an album has quite such a high killer/filler ratio, and most of them are by David Bowie. This is no exception. 

                                                      STAFF COMMENTS

                                                      Barry says: 'Rebel, Rebel', 'We Are The Dead', 'Sweet Thing', an absolute plethora of seminal anthems on here, conceptually impeccable, beautifully produced and written and essential in more ways than one.

                                                      David Bowie

                                                      Live Nassau Coliseum '76

                                                        Recorded live at the Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY, U.S.A., 23rd March, 1976, the album is the official document of the Isolar/Station To Station tour.

                                                        Known to fans for many years as the Thin White Duke double album bootleg (among various other titles), the record didn’t get an official release for over thirty years, when it was finally issued as part of the Station To Station deluxe set in September, 2010.

                                                        It is now finally available a vinyl album in it's own right.


                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                        Station To Station 
                                                        Suffragette City 
                                                        Fame
                                                        Word On A Wing 
                                                        Stay 
                                                        Waiting For The Man 
                                                        Queen Bitch 
                                                        Life On Mars? 
                                                        Five Years 
                                                        Panic In Detroit 
                                                        Changes 
                                                        TVC15 
                                                        Diamond Dogs 
                                                        Rebel Rebel 
                                                        The Jean Genie

                                                        The zenith of David Bowie's flat-pack soul period, 1975's "Young Americans" is an incredible and frequently overlooked record. No other Bowie album had spelled out its market so cleanly and crisply in its title. This was an album to be bought at a time when young Americans, after years of mobilising, now had a little disposable income and were ready to party. It was all, supposedly, about 'emotional drive'. But the album came to represent so much more than that. It is an indirect product of many factors; soul music; politics, both personal and public; sex, drugs and dancing; of downtown New York and uptown Philadelphia.

                                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                                        Barry says: What a beginning! 'Young Americans' really sets the scene for the rest of the album, swooning into the Pre-Balearic charms of 'Win' and the horny brilliance of 'Somebody up There Likes Me'. Dynamic, exciting and criminally overlooked, this is one of the greatest Bowie albums there is, and this is the essential version. Music achieved.

                                                        20th May, 2016 marks forty years to the day that David Bowie's first ever best-of compilation, including songs from 1969 to 1976, CHANGESONEBOWIE was released. To mark this anniversary the album has now been reissued.

                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                        1. Space Oddity (2015 Remastered Version)
                                                        2. John, I'm Only Dancing (Sax Version) [2012 Remastered Version]
                                                        3. Changes (2015 Remastered Version)
                                                        4. Ziggy Stardust (2012 Remastered Version)
                                                        5. Suffragette City (2012 Remastered Version)
                                                        6. The Jean Genie (2013 Remastered Version)
                                                        7. Diamond Dogs (2016 Remastered Version)
                                                        8. Rebel Rebel (2016 Remastered Version)
                                                        9. Young Americans (2016 Remastered Version)
                                                        10. Fame (2016 Remastered Version)
                                                        11. Golden Years (2016 Remastered Version)

                                                        David Bowie

                                                        David Bowie AKA Space Oddity - 180 Gram Vinyl Edition

                                                          The album, produced by Tony Visconti (bar "Space Oddity" itself which was produced by the late Gus Dudgeon), was a giant leap forward in terms of songwriting for Bowie compared to his eponymous debut, and can be considered as the first truly essential David Bowie album. Noted for a list of collaborators, including session players Herbie Flowers, Tim Renwick, Terry Cox and Rick Wakeman, the album delves into psychedelic folk-rock, as well as prog, with its genre-defying template creating a blueprint of what would become over the next decade and more, one of the most inimitable British artists.

                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                          1 Space Oddity 5:11
                                                          2 Unwashed And Somewhat Slightly Dazed 6:12
                                                          3 (Don’t Sit Down) 0:44
                                                          4 Letter To Hermione 2:36
                                                          5 Cygnet Committee 9:35
                                                          6 Janine 3:25
                                                          7 An Occasional Dream 3:01
                                                          8 The Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud 4:52
                                                          9 God Knows I’m Good 3:21
                                                          10 Memory Of A Free Festival 7:10

                                                          David Bowie

                                                          The Man Who Sold The World - 180 Gram Vinyl Edition

                                                            "Even though it contained no hits, The Man Who Sold the World, for most intents and purposes, is the beginning of David Bowie's classic period. Working with guitarist Mick Ronson and producer Tony Visconti for the first time, Bowie developed a tight, twisted heavy guitar rock that appears simple on the surface but sounds more gnarled upon each listen. The mix is off-center, with the fuzz-bass dominating the compressed, razor-thin guitars and Bowie's strangled, affected voice. The sound of The Man Who Sold the World is odd, but the music is bizarre itself, with Bowie's bizarre, paranoid futuristic tales melded to Ronson's riffing and the band's relentless attack. Musically, there isn't much innovation on The Man Who Sold the World - it is almost all hard blues-rock or psychedelic folk-rock - but there's an unsettling edge to the band's performance, which makes the record one of Bowie's best albums." - Allmusic.

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            The Width Of A Circle 8:07
                                                            All The Madmen 5:38
                                                            Black Country Rock 3:33
                                                            After All 3:52
                                                            Running Gun Blues 3:12
                                                            Saviour Machine 4:27
                                                            She Shook Me Cold 4:13
                                                            The Man Who Sold The World 3:58
                                                            The Supermen 3:39


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