DAVID BOWIE

David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now? (1974–1976)

Model: 9029598984

SKU: 972264 Product ID: 838072

Format - 12CD

Genre - Rock/Pop

Release Date - 23/09/16

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Description

    Parlophone Records are proud to announce 'David Bowie Who Can I Be Now? (1974–1976),' the second in a series of box sets spanning his career from 1969. The follow up to the awarding winning and critically acclaimed 'David Bowie Five Years (1969–1973)' contains the previously unreleased album from 1974 called 'The Gouster.'

    The twelve CD box set features all of the material officially released by Bowie during the so-called "American" phase of his career from 1974 to 1976.

    The box set, which is named after a track recorded in 1974 but not officially released until the 1990's, includes 'Diamond Dogs', 'David Live' (in original and 2005 mixes), 'Young Americans' and 'Station To Station' (in original and 2010 mixes) as well as 'The Gouster', 'Live Nassau Coliseum 76' and a new compilation entitled 'Re:Call 2' which is a collection of single versions and non-album b-sides.

    Exclusive to the box set is 'The Gouster;' previously unreleased as a complete album it was recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia in 1974 and produced by Tony Visconti. The album was mixed and mastered before David decamped to New York to work with John Lennon and Harry Maslin on what became the 'Young Americans' album. 'The Gouster' contains three previously unreleased mixes of "Right," "Can You Hear Me" and "Somebody Up There Likes Me."

    For the 2016 release, Tony Visconti has overseen the mastering from the original tapes and photos taken by Eric Stephen Jacobs have been put together for the sleeve based around one of David's original concepts for the album.

    Also exclusive to the box sets will be the remastered 'David Live (original mix),' the 2010 Harry Maslin mix of 'Station To Station' (previously only available on an audio only DVD in 5.1 and stereo as part of the 'Station To Station' Deluxe box set in 2010) and 'Re:Call 2.'

    'Re:Call 2' features the original single mix of "Rebel Rebel," which has only featured on a 40th anniversary picture disc in 2014 since its original release on single in 1974, and a previously unreleased on CD Australian single edit of 'Diamond Dogs,' the only place in the world that this edit was issued. Also appearing on CD for the first time is the single edit of the live version of "Rock 'n' Roll With Me," which was issued to radio stations in the U.S. to help promote the 'David Live' album.

    'Re:Call 2' features newly originated artwork with 1975 in-studio images from the 'Station To Station' recording sessions by David's friend and backing vocalist Geoff MacCormack aka Warren Peace.

    The alternative cover for the 2010 mix of 'Station To Station' by Harry Maslin, features the originally intended colour sleeve for the album that never got further than a few colour proofs and was replaced by the more familiar black and white image.

    The box sets' accompanying 128 page book will feature rarely seen and previously unpublished photos by photographers including Eric Stephen Jacobs, Tom Kelley, Geoff MacCormack, Terry O'Neill, Steve Schapiro, and many others as well as historical press reviews and technical notes about the albums from producers Tony Visconti and Harry Maslin.

    The CD box set will include faithfully reproduced mini-vinyl versions of the original albums and the CDs will be gold coloured rather than the usual silver.

Details

    Primary Format - Music - CD

    Artist - DAVID BOWIE

    Label - Parlophone

    Music Genre - Rock/Pop

Track Listing

CD - DIAMOND DOGS [Released on RCA APLI 0576 (U.K.)/CPLI 0576 (U.S.) on 31st May, 1974]

  1. Future Legend
  2. Diamond Dogs
  3. Sweet Thing
  4. Candidate
  5. Sweet Thing (Reprise)
  6. Rebel Rebel
  7. Rock 'n' Roll With Me
  8. We Are The Dead
  9. 1984
  10. Big Brother
  11. Chant Of The Ever Circling Skeletal Family

CD - DAVID LIVE (ORIGINAL MIX)(DISC 1) [Released on RCA APL2 0771 (U.K.)/CPL2-0771 (U.S.) on 29th October, 1974]

  1. 1984
  2. Rebel Rebel
  3. Moonage Daydream
  4. Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing (reprise)
  5. Changes
  6. Suffragette City
  7. Aladdin Sane
  8. All The Young Dudes
  9. Cracked Actor

CD - DAVID LIVE (ORIGINAL MIX)(DISC 2) [Released on RCA APL2 0771 (U.K.)/CPL2-0771 (U.S.) on 29th October, 1974]

  1. Rock 'n' Roll With Me
  2. Watch That Man
  3. Knock On Wood
  4. Diamond Dogs
  5. Big Brother
  6. The Width Of A Circle
  7. The Jean Genie
  8. Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

CD - DAVID LIVE (2005 MIX)(DISC 1) [Released on EMI 874 3042 on CD and also in 5.1 on the DVD-Audio EMI 874 3049 on 14th November, 2005]

  1. 1984
  2. Rebel Rebel
  3. Moonage Daydream
  4. Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing (reprise)
  5. Changes
  6. Suffragette City
  7. Aladdin Sane
  8. All The Young Dudes

CD - DAVID LIVE (2005 MIX)(DISC 2) [Released on EMI 874 3042 on CD and also in 5.1 on the DVD-Audio EMI 874 3049 on 14th November, 2005]

  1. Cracked Actor
  2. Rock 'n' Roll With Me
  3. Watch That Man
  4. Knock On Wood
  5. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
  6. Space Oddity
  7. Diamond Dogs

CD - DAVID LIVE (2005 MIX)(DISC 3) [Released on EMI 874 3042 on CD and also in 5.1 on the DVD-Audio EMI 874 3049 on 14th November, 2005]

  1. Panic In Detroit
  2. Big Brother
  3. Time
  4. The Width Of A Circle
  5. The Jean Genie
  6. Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

CD - THE GOUSTER [Previously unreleased as a complete album]

  1. John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)(not on 'Young Americans,' first released as a single in 1979 to promote the 'Changestwobowie' compilation)
  2. Somebody Up There Likes Me (alternative early previously unreleased mix)
  3. It's Gonna Be Me (not on 'Young Americans,' first released as a bonus track on the EMI/Ryko edition of 'Young Americans' in 1990. An alternative mix with strings was released on the 2007 EMI edition of 'Young Americans.')
  4. Who Can I Be Now? (not on 'Young Americans', first released as a bonus track on the EMI/Ryko edition of 'Young Americans' in 1990)
  5. Can You Hear Me (alternative early previously unreleased version)
  6. Young Americans (same version that ended up on 'Young Americans')
  7. Right (alternative early previously unreleased version)

CD - YOUNG AMERICANS [Released on RCA RS 1006 (U.K.)/AQL1-0998 (U.S.) on 7th March, 1975]

  1. Young Americans
  2. Win
  3. Fascination
  4. Right
  5. Somebody Up There Likes Me
  6. Across The Universe
  7. Can You Hear Me
  8. Fame

CD - STATION TO STATION (2010 HARRY MASLIN MIX) [Released on RCA APL1 1327 on 23rd January, 1976/Mix released on EMI BOWSTSD 2010 in 5.1 and in stereo at 48kHz/24bit on the DVD format within the Station To Station deluxe set on 20th September, 2010]

  1. Station To Station
  2. Golden Years
  3. Word On A Wing
  4. TVC 15
  5. Stay
  6. Wild Is The Wind

CD - LIVE NASSAU COLISEUM '76 (DISC 1) [Recorded live at the Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY, U.S.A., 23rd March, 1976/Released on EMI BOWSTSD 2010 within the Station To Station deluxe set on 20th September, 2010]

  1. Station To Station
  2. Suffragette City
  3. Fame
  4. Word On A Wing
  5. Stay
  6. Waiting For The Man
  7. Queen Bitch

CD - LIVE NASSAU COLISEUM '76 (DISC 2) [Recorded live at the Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY, U.S.A., 23rd March, 1976/Released on EMI BOWSTSD 2010 within the Station To Station deluxe set on 20th September, 2010]

  1. Life On Mars?
  2. Five Years
  3. Panic In Detroit
  4. Changes
  5. TVC 15
  6. Diamond Dogs
  7. Rebel Rebel
  8. The Jean Genie

CD - RE:CALL 2 [Non Album Singles, Single Versions and B-Sides]

  1. Rebel Rebel (original single mix)
  2. Diamond Dogs (Australian single edit)
  3. Rebel Rebel (U.S. single version)
  4. Rock 'n' Roll With Me (live - promotional single edit)
  5. Panic In Detroit (live)
  6. Young Americans (original single edit)
  7. Fame (original single edit)
  8. Golden Years (original single version)
  9. Station To Station (original single edit)
  10. TVC 15 (original single edit)
  11. Stay (original single edit)
  12. Word On A Wing (original single edit)
  13. John, I'm Only Dancing (Again) (1975) (single version)

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