David Bowie ‎– Welcome To The Blackout (Live London '78)

Parlophone ‎– DBRSD 7782, Parlophone ‎– 0190295730277
3 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, 180 Gram


A1 Warszawa 6:27
A2 "Heroes" 7:34
A3 What In The World 4:07
B1 Be My Wife 2:53
B2 The Jean Genie 6:34
B3 Blackout 3:43
B4 Sense Of Doubt 3:40
C1 Speed Of Life 2:37
C2 Sound And Vision 3:12
C3 Breaking Glass 3:31
C4 Fame 3:52
C5 Beauty And The Beast 4:58
D1 Five Years 6:09
D2 Soul Love 2:52
D3 Star 2:30
D4 Hang On To Yourself 2:40
D5 Ziggy Stardust 3:25
D6 Suffragette City 4:02
E1 Art Decade 3:08
E2 Alabama Song 3:59
E3 Station To Station 11:10
F1 TVC 15 4:18
F2 Stay 6:59
F3 Rebel Rebel 3:53

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Record Store Day 2018 Exclusive (latter word embossed), as per the silver hype sticker that appears on the bottom right hand corner of the shrink wrap. Trifold sleeve, black inner sleeves with plastic lining.

Recorded live by Tony Visconti with The Manor Mobile.
Recording engineered by Jeremy Allom and Ken Capper
Mixed by David Bowie and David Richards at Mountain Studios, Montreux, 17th - 22nd January, 1979
'Sound and Vision' and 'TVC 15' mixed by John Prestage at Air Studios, London.

Recorded live at Earls Court, London, 30th June and 1st July, 1978.

Mastered by Ray Staff at Air Mastering, London with thanks to Cicely Balston and John Webber.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 190295730277
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): 0190295730277 BH09086-01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): 0190295730277 BH09086-01 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, etched): 0190235730277 BI14520-01 C1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, etched): 0190295730277 BH09086-02 D1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side E, etched): 0190295730277 BH09086-03 E1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side F, etched): 0190295730277 BH09086-03 F1
  • Label Code: LC30419
  • Rights Society: GEMA / MCPS

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDDBS 7782, 0190295672645 David Bowie Welcome To The Blackout (Live London '78)(2xCD, Album, Jew) Parlophone, Parlophone CDDBS 7782, 0190295672645 Europe 2018 Sell This Version
none David Bowie Welcome To The Blackout (Live London '78)(24xFile, MP3, Album, 256) Parlophone none US 2018
WPCR-18060/1 David Bowie Welcome To The Blackout (Live London '78)(2xCD, Album, SHM) Parlophone WPCR-18060/1 Japan 2018 Sell This Version
CDDB 7782, 0190295730260 David Bowie Welcome To The Blackout (Live London '78)(2xCD, Album) Parlophone, Parlophone CDDB 7782, 0190295730260 UK, Europe & US 2018 Sell This Version
none David Bowie Welcome To The Blackout (Live London '78)(24xFile, FLAC, Album, 24b) Rhino Records (2) none US 2018


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January 21, 2020
Anyone else notice the labels are misprinted? The sleeve has the correct tracklisting for side 3, with “Fame” first, followed by “Beauty and the Beast” closing the side. Meanwhile the label incorrectly lists them backwards, with “Beauty and the Beast” as track 4, then followed by “Fame” as track 5.


December 29, 2018
for me the best live recording of the master. better then the stage, more dynamic, all.are on fire. the intro to station is breathtaking and heroes never sounded better. a must have.


October 31, 2018
edited about 1 year ago
Is it an upgrade to the soundboard bootleg that has been circulating for a few years now?


July 5, 2018
Easily one of the best live Bowie recordings ever. Best part is hearing Zappa introduce Bowie in the opening rap to TCV15 - this taking place right after Adrian Belew left the Zappa tour to join Bowie's outfit.


July 1, 2018

A fantastic trip down Memory Lane. Even better than the 2017 3-LP version of STAGE. Buy both of them!


June 14, 2018
Is there any record of which song is from which show?


May 11, 2018
edited over 2 years ago
Does there seem to be any quality issues with this pressing? The whole set sounds phenomenal to me, except for about midway through side 4 (at around “Star”). A lot of static and hiss during those tunes... but it’s not apparent on any other side of the three LP set for me. Maybe I just got an unfortunate shoddy pressing?

I did manage to have all three of the correct LPs (I’ve been seeing that some folks wound up with duplicates) so at least there’s that,


May 3, 2018
How many of this album was pressed upon release for RSD ???


May 1, 2018
I'm fortunate enough to have the 3 right discs in the package.



April 30, 2018
edited over 2 years ago

I just opened my copy due to reading some of the reviews earlier about mis-presses and duplicate lps, and am happy to say that mine is fine. Records all sound great, no defects and the labels are all correct. This is also a fine press, as the sound mix is pretty darn good for a show that's 40 years old. LP cover is a nice tri-fold sleeve with high quality record inner sleeves. As for the music, well, this is classic BOWIE that is a must have for any fan.