David Bowie ‎– Lodger

Label:
RCA Victor ‎– BOW LP 1, RCA Victor ‎– PL 13254
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold
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Tracklist

A1 Fantastic Voyage
A2 African Night Flight
A3 Move On
A4 Yassassin
A5 Red Sails
B1 D.J.
B2 Look Back In Anger
B3 Boys Keep Swinging
B4 Repetition
B5 Red Money

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

℗ 1979 RCA Corporation
© 1979 RCA Records
A1, A2, A5, B3: © 1979 Bewlay Bros Music, Fleur Music, and E. G. Music Ltd
A3, A4: © 1979 Bewlay Bros Music and Fleur Music
B1: © 1979 Bewlay Bros Music, Fleur Music, E. G. Music Ltd., and 100 MPH Music
Includes a inner sheet with lyrics. Orange labels.
Track A4 is subtitled (Turkish For: Long Live) on the lyrics insert.
Roger Powell appears through the courtesy of Bearsville Records
For non-gatefold single sleeve variant see David Bowie - Lodger

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Price Code: ZZ
  • Matrix / Runout (Sides A & B, runout, stamped): STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Sides A & B label): AQL1 3254
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched, variant 1): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - A - I NO SENSE IS BETTER…
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched, variant 1): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - B - 2 …THAN NONE AT ALL
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched, variant 2): gc. BOW LP-1 (PL13254)-A-2 NO SENSE IS BETTER… A4L
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched, variant 2): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL13254)-B-2 …THAN NONE AT ALL A/AB
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched variant 3): BOW LP-1 (PL13254)-A-2 GC A4K NO SENSE IS BETTER THAN...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched variant 3): BOW LP-1 (PL13254) B-2 GC A2AL A2 ...THAN NONE AT ALL
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched variant 4): BOW LP-1 (PL13254)-A-2 GC A3T NO SENSE IS BETTER THAN...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched variant 4): BOW LP-1 (PL13254) B-2 GC A1AA ...THAN NONE AT ALL
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched variant 5): gc. BOW LP-1 (PL13254)-A-2 NO SENSE IS BETTER… A4D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched variant 5): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL13254)-B-2 …THAN NONE AT ALL A2Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched variant 6): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL13254)-A-2 NO SENSE IS BETTER... A1Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched variant 6): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL13254)-B-2 ...THAN NONE AT ALL A1AF
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched, variant 7): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - A - 1 NO SENSE IS BETTER… A4A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side b, runout, etched, variant 7): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - B - 1 A3C …THAN NONE AT ALL
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched, variant 8): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - A - 1 NO SENSE IS BETTER… A1J
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched variant 8): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - B - 2 A2D …THAN NONE AT ALL
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched, variant 9): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL13254)-A-2 NO SENSE IS BETTER… A1O
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched, variant 9): gc BOW LP 1 (PL13254-B-1) ...THAN NONE AT ALL. A1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched, variant 10): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - A - I NO SENSE IS BETTER… AIL
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched, variant 10): gc. BOW LP 1 (PL - 13254) - B - 2 A2 …THAN NONE AT ALL A2G
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched, variant 11): BOW LP 1 (PL13254)-A-1 NO SENSE IS BETTER THAN... A1K gc.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched, variant 11): BOW LP-1 (PL13254)-B-2 A2E A2 ...THAN NONE AT ALL. gc.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched variant 12): gc. BOWLP1 (PL13254A)-A-2 NO SENSE IS BETTER... A1AH
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched variant 12): gc. BOWLP1 (PL13254)-B-2 ...THAN NONE AT ALL. A2AG

Other Versions (5 of 140) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDP 79 7724 2, CDEMD 1026 David Bowie Lodger(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI, EMI CDP 79 7724 2, CDEMD 1026 UK & Europe 1991 Sell This Version
AN99-0340 David Bowie Lodger(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Unofficial) ArsNova AN99-0340 Russia 1999 Sell This Version
TCEMD 1026, TC-EMD 1026, 79 7724 4 David Bowie Lodger(Cass, Album, RE, RM) EMI, EMI, EMI TCEMD 1026, TC-EMD 1026, 79 7724 4 UK & Europe 1991 Sell This Version
TOCP-65316 David Bowie Lodger(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI TOCP-65316 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
INTS-5212 David Bowie Lodger(LP, Album, RE, Gat) RCA International INTS-5212 Netherlands 1983 Sell This Version

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Ghostdriver

Ghostdriver

September 28, 2019
edited 12 months ago
I have just acquired a copy of this but i cannot find correct details here, label is not orange but beige, it has the PL13254, but not
BOW LP 1, but IKAY 32931on the label and this is also stamped into the run out ? and yes it is the gatefold with lyric sheet edition, and was purchased in 79 according to who i got it from.
Any ideas anyone....is it a rare one worth loads ha ha !
LesClark

LesClark

July 21, 2017
Theres a neat RCA A3 folded to A4 and lip Press pack, with a typed Lodger intro and 1979 magazine cuttings
TheMadcapLass

TheMadcapLass

March 24, 2017
My copy:

Sides A & B label: AQL1 3254
'STERLING' stamped both sides.

Etched Runouts
Side A: AC3 gc BOW LP 1
(PL - 13254) - A - 2
NO SENSE IS BETTER…

Side B: A12 gc BOW LP 1
(PL - 13254) - B - 2
...THAN NONE AT ALL.

Inc. Original inner sleeve & Lyric Sheet
wilmer

wilmer

March 31, 2016
As the sleeve is without any musician credits here they are:

David Bowie – vocals, backing vocals, piano, guitar, synthesizer, Chamberlin, producer
Tony Visconti – backing vocals, guitar, mandolin, bass guitar, producer, recording engineer, mixing engineer
Brian Eno – synthesizers, ambient drone, prepared piano, cricket menace, guitar treatments, horse trumpet, eroica horn, piano, backing vocals
Adrian Belew – guitar, mandolin
Carlos Alomar – guitar, drums on "Boys Keep Swinging"
Dennis Davis – percussion, drums, bass guitar on "Boys Keep Swinging"
George Murray – bass guitar
Sean Mayes – piano
Simon House – violin, mandolin
Roger Powell – synthesizer
vinylshrine7

vinylshrine7

November 23, 2015
I thought gold stamped promo's were not allowed to be listed separately?