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David Bowie

The 'Mercury' Demos

£69.99

Released: 28th June 2019. As part of the celebrations marking 50 years since David Bowie's first hit, 'Space Oddity' in 1969, and following the 'Spying Through a Keyhole' and 'Clareville Grove Demos' collections, 'The 'Mercury' Demos' are 10 early Bowie recordings captured live in one take to a Revox reel to reel tape machine in David's flat in spring 1969, with accompaniment from John 'Hutch' Hutchinson on guitar and vocals. The version of 'Space Oddity' from the demos, originally released with edits on the 'Sound & Vision' boxset, is presented here in its true context for the first time. The other nine recordings on the album are all previously unreleased.

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  • Details

    Released:
    28th June 2019
    Category:
    Rock & Pop
    Format:
    Vinyl 12" Box Set
    Barcode:
    190295519155
  • Description

    As part of the celebrations marking 50 years since David Bowie's first hit, 'Space Oddity' in 1969, and following the 'Spying Through a Keyhole' and 'Clareville Grove Demos' collections, 'The 'Mercury' Demos' are 10 early Bowie recordings captured live in one take to a Revox reel to reel tape machine in David's flat in spring 1969, with accompaniment from John 'Hutch' Hutchinson on guitar and vocals. The version of 'Space Oddity' from the demos, originally released with edits on the 'Sound & Vision' boxset, is presented here in its true context for the first time. The other nine recordings on the album are all previously unreleased.
  • Track listing

    Disc 1

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Space Oddity
    David Bowie
    2.Janine
    David Bowie
    3.An Occasional Dream
    David Bowie
    4.Conversation Piece
    David Bowie
    5.Ching-a-ling
    David Bowie
    6.I'm Not Quite (Aka 'Letter to Hermione')
    David Bowie
    7.Lover to the Dawn
    David Bowie
    8.Love Song
    David Bowie
    9.When I'm Five
    David Bowie
    10.Life Is a Circus
    David Bowie
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