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A Divine Symmetry - 4CD + Blu-ray David Bowie

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Barcode: 190296268250

  • Format CD/Blu-ray Album
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 25th November 2022
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  • Description

    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

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Tired of My Life David Bowie
    Track 2 How Lucky You Are (Aka Miss Peculiar) David Bowie
    Track 3 Shadow Man David Bowie
    Track 4 Looking for a Friend David Bowie
    Track 5 Waiting for the Man (San Francisco Hotel Recording) David Bowie
    Track 6 Quicksand (San Francisco Hotel Recording) David Bowie
    Track 7 King of the City David Bowie
    Track 8 Song for Bob Dylan David Bowie
    Track 9 Right On Mother David Bowie
    Track 10 Quicksand David Bowie
    Track 11 Queen Bitch David Bowie
    Track 12 Kooks David Bowie
    Track 13 Amsterdam David Bowie
    Track 14 Life On Mars? David Bowie
    Track 15 Changes David Bowie
    Track 16 Bombers David Bowie

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Queen Bitch (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 2 Bombers (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 3 The Supermen (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 4 Looking for a Friend (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 5 Almost Grown (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 6 Kooks (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 7 Song for Bob Dylan (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 8 Andy Warhol (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 9 It Ain't Easy (Mono) David Bowie
    Track 10 Queen Bitch (Stereo) David Bowie
    Track 11 The Supermen (Stereo) David Bowie
    Track 12 Looking for a Friend (Stereo) David Bowie
    Track 13 Kooks (Stereo) David Bowie
    Track 14 Song for Bob Dylan (Stereo) David Bowie
    Track 15 Andy Warhol (Stereo) David Bowie
    Track 16 It Ain't Easy (Stereo) David Bowie

    ⠀ Disc 3

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 The Supermen David Bowie
    Track 2 Oh! You Pretty Things David Bowie
    Track 3 Eight Line Poem David Bowie
    Track 4 Kooks David Bowie
    Track 5 Fill Your Heart David Bowie
    Track 6 Amsterdam David Bowie
    Track 7 Andy Warhol David Bowie
    Track 8 Introduction David Bowie
    Track 9 Fill Your Heart David Bowie
    Track 10 Buzz the Fuzz David Bowie
    Track 11 Space Oddity David Bowie
    Track 12 Amsterdam David Bowie
    Track 13 The Supermen David Bowie
    Track 14 Oh! You Pretty Things David Bowie
    Track 15 Eight Line Poem David Bowie
    Track 16 Changes David Bowie
    Track 17 Song for Bob Dylan David Bowie
    Track 18 Andy Warhol David Bowie
    Track 19 Looking for a Friend David Bowie
    Track 20 Round and Round David Bowie
    Track 21 Waiting for the Man David Bowie

    ⠀ Disc 4

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Oh! You Pretty Things (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 2 Eight Line Poem (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 3 Kooks (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 4 Queen Bitch (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 5 Quicksand (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 6 Bombers (Andy Warhol Intro) David Bowie
    Track 7 Lightning Frightening (Aka the Man) David Bowie
    Track 8 Amsterdam (Early Mix) David Bowie
    Track 9 Changes (Mono Single) David Bowie
    Track 10 Andy Warhol (Mono Single Version) David Bowie
    Track 11 Amsterdam (Single B-side Mix) David Bowie
    Track 12 Life On Mars? (2016 Mix) David Bowie
    Track 13 Changes (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 14 Life On Mars? (Original Ending Version) David Bowie
    Track 15 Quicksand (2021 Mix - Early Version) David Bowie
    Track 16 Fill Your Heart (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 17 Bombers (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 18 Song for Bob Dylan (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 19 The Bewlay Brothers (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie

    ⠀ Disc 5

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Changes David Bowie
    Track 2 Oh! You Pretty Things David Bowie
    Track 3 Eight Line Poem David Bowie
    Track 4 Life On Mars? David Bowie
    Track 5 Kooks David Bowie
    Track 6 Quicksand David Bowie
    Track 7 Fill Your Heart David Bowie
    Track 8 Andy Warhol David Bowie
    Track 9 Song for Bob Dylan David Bowie
    Track 10 Queen Bitch David Bowie
    Track 11 The Bewlay Brothers David Bowie
    Track 12 Changes (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 13 Oh! You Pretty Things (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 14 Eight Line Poem (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 15 Life On Mars? (Original Ending Version) David Bowie
    Track 16 Kooks (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 17 Quicksand (2021 Mix - Early Version) David Bowie
    Track 18 Fill Your Heart (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 19 Bombers (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 20 Andy Warhol David Bowie
    Track 21 Song for Bob Dylan (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 22 Queen Bitch (BOWPROMO Mix) David Bowie
    Track 23 The Bewlay Brothers (2021 Alternative Mix) David Bowie
    Track 24 Life On Mars? (2016 Edit) David Bowie
    Track 25 The Supermen David Bowie
    Track 26 Oh! You Pretty Things David Bowie
    Track 27 Eight Line Poem David Bowie
    Track 28 Kooks David Bowie
    Track 29 Fill Your Heart David Bowie
    Track 30 Amsterdam David Bowie
    Track 31 Andy Warhol David Bowie
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 5 disc(s)
    Format CD / Box Set with Blu-ray
    Label Parlophone
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