David Bowie ‎– Low

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Parlophone ‎– DB 77821
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Portrait Leaflet, 180g
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A1 Speed Of Life
Bass – George MurrayPercussion – Dennis DavisPiano – Roy YoungRhythm Guitar – Carlos AlomarSynthesizer, Tape – David BowieWritten-By – Bowie*
A2 Breaking Glass
Bass – George MurrayGuitar – Carlos AlomarPercussion – Dennis DavisRhythm Guitar – Ricky GardinerSynthesizer – Brian EnoVocals – David BowieWritten-By – Bowie*, Davis*, Murray*
A3 What In The World
Bass – George MurrayGuitar – Ricky GardinerPercussion – Dennis DavisPiano, Organ – Roy YoungRhythm Guitar – Carlos AlomarSynthesizer – Brian EnoVocals – David Bowie, Iggy PopWritten-By – Bowie*
A4 Sound And Vision
Bass – George MurrayGuitar – Ricky GardinerPercussion – Dennis DavisPiano – Roy YoungRhythm Guitar – Carlos AlomarSynthesizer, Saxophone, Vocals – David BowieVocals – Brian Eno, Mary ViscontiWritten-By – Bowie*
A5 Always Crashing In The Same Car
Bass – George MurrayEffects, Synthesizer – Brian EnoGuitar – Ricky GardinerPercussion – Dennis DavisPiano, Organ – Roy YoungRhythm Guitar – Carlos AlomarTape, Vocals – David BowieWritten-By – Bowie*
A6 Be My Wife
Bass – George MurrayGuitar – Ricky GardinerPercussion – Dennis DavisPiano – Roy YoungRhythm Guitar – Carlos AlomarVocals, Guitar, Bass – David BowieWritten-By – Bowie*
A7 A New Career In A New Town
Bass – George MurrayElectronics, Piano – Brian EnoGuitar – Ricky GardinerPercussion – Dennis DavisPiano – Roy YoungRhythm Guitar – Carlos AlomarTape, Harmonica, Piano – David BowieWritten-By – Bowie*
B1 Warszawa
Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards – Brian EnoVocals – David BowieWritten-By – Eno*, Bowie*
B2 Art Decade
Cello – Eduard MeyerKeyboards, Synthesizer, Piano – Brian EnoSynthesizer, Guitar, Piano, Percussion – David BowieWritten-By – Bowie*
B3 Weeping Wall
Synthesizer, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Vibraphone, Xylophone – David BowieWritten-By – Bowie*
B4 Subterraneans
Bass – George MurrayGuitar – Carlos AlomarPiano, Guitar, Vocals, Saxophone – David BowiePiano, Synthesizer – Peter And PaulWritten-By – Bowie*

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This Parlaphone DB 778121 2018 reissue was released with reproductions of the original 1977 fan club leaflets, including at least two different design and artwork versions of the bi-fold "Official International Fan Club" leaflet. In order to differentiate the artwork variations refer to the images or text below:

1. This version - cover portrait image of David Bowie facing forward and smoking a cigarette. "Official International Fan Club" text on two separate lines of print, "The Many Sides Of David Bowie" interior with a fan club application on the left side and album covers on the right, back page with additional album covers.
2. David Bowie - Low - cover profile image of David Bowie with his left arm raised. "Official International Fan Club" text on four separate lines of print, "Keeping Up With David's Changes" interior with album covers on both sides, and a single line of text at the bottom of the back page.

The back of both versions of the fan club leaflet read in small text along the bottom edge "This is a replica of the original issued in 1977 and is no longer valid."

Recorded at The Chateau and Hansa By The Wall
Mixed at Hansa By The Wall
Cover photo from "The Man Who Fell to Earth"

Sticker
Includes Lyric insert plus fanclub leaflet

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0190295842918
  • Matrix / Runout (Printed on A side label): DB 77821 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Printed on B side label): DB 77821 B
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: GEMA/MCPS
  • Label Code: LC30419
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, Etched): BH69481-01A3 0190295842918 VIS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, Etched): BH69481-01B1 0190295842918 TIS

Other Versions (5 of 160) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PL 12030 David Bowie Low(LP, Album) RCA Victor PL 12030 UK 1977 Sell This Version
CPL1-2030 David Bowie Low(LP, Album) RCA CPL1-2030 Israel 1977 Sell This Version
NL-13856 David Bowie Low(LP, Album, RE) RCA International NL-13856 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
WPCR-17975 David Bowie Low(CD, Album, RM) Parlophone WPCR-17975 Japan 2018 Sell This Version
RCD 10142 David Bowie Low(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rykodisc RCD 10142 US Unknown Sell This Version

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ratpackrecords

ratpackrecords

August 30, 2018
you can handle your copy very careful, after a while it sounds used,
surface noise cover an amazing sound !
BC96

BC96

August 20, 2018

You can have this pressing on the cheapest needle, the cheapest turntable, the cheapest speakers, and it will still sound amazing.
Incredible pressing, thick, rich, and crisp.
Squard

Squard

July 15, 2018
Is this full analog? I'm always skeptical of modern remasters.
CaptainPugwash

CaptainPugwash

March 23, 2018
Stunning. This is what people want from a reissue - proper remastering and nice thick 180g vinyl.
antonio-v

antonio-v

March 16, 2018
Can’t stand the orange label with the “BOWIE” writing.. it’s awful..
Parlophone should ask/pay Sony to allow a beautiful RCA label
Maslakoff

Maslakoff

March 15, 2018

I have mixed feelings : it's very different from my previous experience with this album.
It's very bass heavy, sometimes even too much. The synthetic "ticklinnes" of the original mastering is nonexistent : you really have to love this overly warm and flat sound, because that's what you get with these recent reissues.
I'm not sure if it was a real intention : Visconti or not, it's a radical departure from the trademark sound (and quite a shocking one to be honest).
MollyEp

MollyEp

March 13, 2018
Awesome quality. Sound is perfect, packaging is just wow. I've never heard the original pressing, but I think this one is really worth buying.
fgalvani

fgalvani

March 11, 2018
i ve never heard the original pressing but this sounds really amazing.....
Warszawa is a masterpiece.....
NewPathsToHeliconPII

NewPathsToHeliconPII

March 2, 2018
Sound is fantastic on this new edition.
Warsaw is a masterpiece !
mattinasi

mattinasi

March 1, 2018
Sounded great until about half way through side 1 - Sound & Vision sounds terrible! Seriously flawed pressing or mastering... hopefully a replacement LP will be better - I love this album