David Bowie ‎– Occasional Dreaming

Vinyl, 12", Album, Limited Edition, Unofficial Release, Coke bottle green splatter vinyl


A1 David Bowie Let Me Sleep Beside You
A2 David Bowie A Social Kind Of Girl
A3 David Bowie The Gospel According To Tony Day Blues
A4 David Bowie Life Is A Circus
A5 David Bowie When I'm Five
A6 David Bowie C'est La Vie
A7 David Bowie London Bye Ta Ta
B1 David Bowie Occasional Dreaming
B2 David Bowie In The Heat Of The Morning
B3 David Bowie / Feathers (9) Lover To The Dawn
B4 Roger Bunn Life Is A Circus
B5 Scott Walker Next
B6 Jess Conrad Pussy Cat
B7 Pinky And The Fellas* Manchester And Liverpool

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- tr. A1 : A 'test mix' by Visconti from late 1967 is totally acoustic / orchestral - and not at all 'rock' and a great seductive album opener;
- tr. A2 : '68 rewrite of 1967's Summer Kind Of Girl - Demos exist for both versions;
- tr. A3 : The song was originally registered with this title;
- tr. A4 : Performed by DB in his cabaret act and by Feathers in 1968;
- tr. A5 : Written in 1968, performed by DB as late as 1969;
- tr. A6 : DB Original that he demoed many times - the last demo probably from 1968;
- tr. A7 : Decca 1968 version;
- tr. B1 : The hand written title on the tape box for 'An Occasional Dream' demo;
- tr. B2 : Decca 1968 version;
- tr. B3 : Written and performed by DB / Feathers in late 1968;
- tr. B4 : Roger Bunn - Life Is A Circus (Bunn);
- tr. B5 : Scott Walker - Next (Brel); performed by Feathers in 1968;
- tr. B6 : Jess Conrad - Pussy Cat (Blackwell);
- tr. B7 : Pinky And The Fellas - Manchester And Liverpool (Popp, Marnay, Fishman); European theatre / Lindsay Kemp type number - English lyrics to 'Manchester Et Liverpool';

tr. B4 - B7 : These originals by other artists were the inspiration for Bowie to include them on a scheduled second album. Bowie's own versions of the last 3 songs plus the songs 'Angel Angel Grubby Face' and 'Going Down' intended for this album remained unreleased until 2019 when two versions of the former song appear here officially on David Bowie - Conversation Piece.

(P) 1968 & (C) 2018 Casino Records Entertainment

Comes in a resealable plastic cover with hype sticker on right hand side, middle stating: “David Bowie Limited Edition LP Coke Bottle Green Splatter Vinyl” followed by individual pressing number.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): 177108E1/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): 177108E2/B