Sticker on shrinkwrap:
Record Store Day Exclusive
A previously officially unreleased live recording from Los Angeles on 5th September, 1974, between the Diamond Dogs tour and the Philly Dogs tour. Produced by David Bowie and mixed by Tony Visconti at Human Studios, NYC in October/November 2016. 3 LP set with etching on sixth side.
Recorded live at Los Angeles Amphitheatre, L.A. California, USA 1974, September 5, as part of the BBC coverage of Bowie's 1974 tour and then current period. Some recordings and footage from the concert were first broadcast in 1975 on the BBC TV special "Cracked Actor". In 1990 the professionally recorded tapes were first made available unofficially in a different mix than the one included on the official release. There is a myriad of releases, including some that contain the full intro (here reduced to less than two minutes), and more of the stage commentary from Bowie himself than is included on the official release. See David Bowie - Strange Fascination
for the master release of the unofficial releases.
Record Store Day 2017 available in independent record shops, 3-LP set with etched vinyl. Limited edition of 17,000 copies worldwide (5000 for UK).
Artist name given simply as 'Bowie' (in the style of Diamond Dogs
) on front cover, spines, labels, and etching.
D1 is preceded by an (unlisted) pre-recorded tape of 'Future Legend', from Diamond Dogs
Mastered at Air Mastering, London
Timings not listed on sleeve or labels.
Front cover and centre panel © 1974 The David Bowie Archive
Inside panel and back cover © 1974 Terry O'Neill courtesy of Iconic Images
℗ 2017 Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment Company LLC under exclusive license to Parlophone Records Ltd.
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Made in the EU