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Arranged By [String Arrangement] – David BowieStrings – Tony Visconti
|A2||'Tis A Pity She Was A Whore
Backing Vocals – Erin Tonkon
Electric Guitar [Fender Guitar] – David Bowie
|B1||Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)
Music By – Bob Bharma*, Maria Schneider, Paul Bateman (7)Percussion – James Murphy
|B2||Girl Loves Me
Percussion – James Murphy
|B4||I Can't Give Everything Away||5:47|
- Record Company – Sony Music Entertainment
- Record Company – Sony Music Entertainment International Services GmbH
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – ISO Records
- Copyright (c) – ISO Records
- Licensed To – Columbia Records
- Published By – Nipple Music
- Published By – RZO Music, Inc.
- Published By – MSF Music
- Published By – ArtistShare Music Publishing LLC.
- Published By – Flex Publishing (2)
- Published By – Sherlock Holmes Music Ltd.
- Recorded At – The Magic Shop
- Recorded At – Human Worldwide Studios
- Mixed At – Electric Lady Studios
- Mastered At – Sterling Sound
- Pressed By – MPO
- Manufactured By – Columbia Records
- Distributed By – Columbia Records
- Artwork [Star Image] – NASA (10)
- Bass – Tim Lefebvre
- Design [Album Design By] – Barnbrook
- Drums, Percussion – Mark Guiliana
- Engineer [Assistant Engineer At Human Worldwide] – Erin Tonkon
- Engineer [Assistant Engineer At Magic Shop] – Kabir Hermon
- Engineer [Assistant To Tom Elmhirst] – Joe Visciano
- Engineer [Engineer At Human Worldwide] – Tony Visconti
- Engineer [Engineer At Magic Shop] – Kevin Killen
- Guitar – Ben Monder
- Lacquer Cut By – RJ*
- Mastered By – Joe LaPorta
- Mixed By – David Bowie, Tony Visconti
- Mixed By [Final Master Mix] – Tom Elmhirst
- Photography By – Jimmy King (6), Johan Renck
- Piano, Organ [Wurlitzer Organ], Keyboards – Jason Lindner
- Producer – David Bowie, Tony Visconti
- Saxophone, Flute, Woodwind – Donny McCaslin
- Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – David Bowie
- Words By, Music By – David Bowie
Other European First Press version:
- The first European release pressed at Celebrate Records is David Bowie - ★ (Blackstar). Recognisable by "© & ℗ 2015 ISO Records" on the back cover, Celebrate Records GmbH matrix numbering, and no pressing rings.
Other European Repress versions:
- European repress pressed at MPO is David Bowie - ★ (Blackstar). Recognisable by "© 2016 ℗ 2015, 2016 ISO Records" on the back cover, "MPO" in the runout etching, and three concentric pressing rings on the labels. There is also a weight difference in the sealed package between the first MPO release, 517 gr and the second pressing from MPO, 472 gr.
- European repress pressed at Celebrate Records is David Bowie - ★ (Blackstar). Recognisable by "© 2016 ℗ 2015, 2016 ISO Records" on the back cover.
Album title and track 1 title generally referred to as "Blackstar" but printed as "★"
Released in a gatefold sleeve with clear plastic wallet housing the vinyl, and 16 page 12" x 12" square booklet insert.
Includes a coupon with a download code for a digital copy of the full album.
Paul Bateman and Bob Bharma appear as Plastic Soul.
All songs published by Nipple Music (BMI), administered by RZO Music, Inc.
Except for Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) Nipple Music (BMI) administered by RZO Music, Inc.
MSF Music (ASCAP) administered by Artistshare Music Publishing LLC, Flex Publishing / Sherlock Holmes Music Ltd.
This composition contains elements of 'Brand New Heavy' (Bateman/ Bharma). Used by Permission.
© & ℗ 2015 ISO Records under exclusive license to Columbia Records,
a division of Sony Music Entertainment.
Made in the EU.
Catalogue number on front cover sticker:
Front cover has 2 stickers:
The new album
180 gram vinyl
"Parental advisory explicit content"
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (As printed): 8 88751 73871 3
- Barcode (Scanned): 888751738713
- Matrix / Runout (A side runout, etched): MPO 15-0736 A 88875-17387-1A RJ
- Matrix / Runout (B side runout, etched): MPO 15-0736 B 88875-17387-1B RJ
- Matrix / Runout (A & B sides runout, stamped): STERLING
- Matrix / Runout (Side 1 centre label, A side matrix #): C-139259/AL88875173871
- Matrix / Runout (Side 1 centre label, B side matrix #): C-139259/BL88875173871
- Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA
- Label Code: LC00162
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|88875173862||David Bowie||★ (Blackstar) (CD, Album)||ISO Records, Columbia, Sony Music||88875173862||UK & Europe||2016||Sell This Version|
|none||David Bowie||★ (Blackstar) (CDr, Album, Promo)||Columbia, ISO Records||none||US||2016||Sell This Version|
|none||David Bowie||★ (Blackstar) (Cass, Album, Ltd, S/Edition, Unofficial, Ext)||Blackstar||none||Italy||2017||Sell This Version|
|88875173871||David Bowie||★ (Blackstar) (LP, Album, RP, MPO)||ISO Records, Columbia||88875173871||US||2016||Sell This Version|
|88875188762||David Bowie||★ (Blackstar) (CD, Album + Box, S/Edition, MSD)||ISO Records, Columbia||88875188762||Germany||2016||Sell This Version|