David Bowie ‎– Station To Station

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RCA Victor ‎– AQL1-1327, RCA ‎– AQL1-1327
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Indianapolis Pressing
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A1 Station To Station 10:08
A2 Golden Years 4:03
A3 Word On A Wing 6:00
B1 TVC 15 5:29
B2 Stay 6:08
B3 Wild Is The Wind
Written-By – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
5:58

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"I" stamped in the run-out areas indicates that this version
was pressed by: RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis

RCA on sleeve, RCA Victor on labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched [I A4 stamped]): AQ▩L1 A̸P̸L̸1̸-1327A-25 I A4C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched [I A1 stamped]): AQL1 A̸P̸L̸1̸-1327B-25 I A1 V

Other Versions (5 of 168) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
APL1 1327, APLI-1327, APL1-1327 David Bowie Station To Station(LP, Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA APL1 1327, APLI-1327, APL1-1327 UK 1976 Sell This Version
TOCP-53541 David Bowie Station To Station(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) EMI TOCP-53541 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
none David Bowie Station To Station(Box, Ltd, Promo + CD, Album, Promo + CD, Album, Pr) EMI Music France none France 2010 Sell This Version
64 7964354 David Bowie Station To Station(Cass, Album, RE) EMI 64 7964354 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
0190295990299 David Bowie Station To Station(CD, RE, RM) Parlophone 0190295990299 Canada 2017 Sell This Version

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jazzerciser81

jazzerciser81

November 5, 2019
Low end prominent on this mix. I'd recommend the latest remaster that seems more balanced and brighter.
ballptpentheif

ballptpentheif

August 22, 2017

From what I can gather this is a 3rd pressing with the album having had previous US pressings in 76', and 79'. Generally the go to pressings for Station to Station are the UK and German first pressings with the Japanese pressing a far away third while audiophile tends to avoid the US pressings.

The US pressing is typically dismissed due to being cut from copies of the master tapes as well as the typical RCA US market tinkering with the mix. Having never heard the initial UK master I really can't validate or deny such claims.

However I can say that this iteration of the album is head and shoulders above the 2016 digital remaster. Even for a US pressing the bass has a concussive bleating to it that pops where the digital version does not. The soundstage is also much broader than the digital version with vacuous space and textured sounds tucked away within the depths of the mix. Elements in the tracks that are blatant and present on the digital version are subtle and more distant on the vinyl making attentive listening more rewarding and engaging.

The digital version did have brighter highs and more resonant tones on Bowie's vocals but their soundstage presence didn't extend as wide as the vinyl version.

So far I'm in love with this pressing as I was lucky enough to score a very clean copy of it for only $15. I can't imagine what the UK and German pressings must sound like if this one was so enjoyable.