Loving The Alien (1983-1988)

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Vinyl LP
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Rhino / Parlophone
RELEASE DATE: 19/07/2019
Limited 15 vinyl LP box set including 88-page hardback book. Contains the albums Let's Dance (remastered), Serious Moonlight (Live '83/2LP), Tonight (remastered), Never Let Me Down (remastered), Never Let Me Down (2018/2LP - Side 4 is etched), Glass Spider (Live Montreal '87/3LP), Dance (2LP), Re: Call 4 (non-album singles, edits, single versions, b-sides and soundtrack music/3LP). David Bowie Loving The Alien (1983 - 1988), the fourth in a series of box sets spanning his career from 1969. Among the studio and live albums from the period, the set also contains an exclusive new production of the 1987 album Never Let Me Down, by Bowie producer/engineer Mario McNulty with new instrumentation by Bowie collaborators Reeves Gabrels, David Torn, Sterling Campbell and Tim Lefebvre. Never Let Me Down (2018) also boasts a string quartet with arrangements by Nico Muhly and a guest cameo by Laurie Anderson on 'Shining Star (Makin' My Love)'. The accompanying book features rarely seen and previously unpublished photos by photographers including Denis O'Regan, Greg Gorman, Herb Ritts and many others as well as historical press reviews and technical notes about the albums from producers/engineers Nile Rodgers, Hugh Padgham, Mario McNulty and Justin Shirley-Smith.
  1. Modern Love - Let's Dance
  2. China Girl
  3. Let's Dance
  4. Without You
  5. Ricochet
  6. Criminal World
  7. Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
  8. Shake It
  9. Look Back in Anger - Serious Moonlight (Live83)
  10. Heroes
  11. What in the World
  12. Golden Years
  13. Fashion
  14. Let's Dance
  15. Breaking Glass
  16. Life on Mars?
  17. Sorrow
  18. Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
  19. China Girl
  20. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
  21. Rebel Rebel
  22. White Light/White Heat
  23. Station to Station
  24. Cracked Actor
  25. Ashes to Ashes
  26. Space Oddity/Band Introduction
  27. Young Americans
  28. Fame
  29. Modern Love
  30. Loving the Alien - Tonight
  31. Don't Look Down
  32. God Only Knows
  33. Tonight
  34. Neighborhood Threat
  35. Blue Jean
  36. Tumble and Twirl
  37. I Keep Forgettin'
  38. Dancing with the Big Boys
  39. Day-In Day-Out - Never Let Me Down
  40. Time Will Crawl
  41. Beat of Your Drum
  42. Never Let Me Down
  43. Zeroes
  44. Glass Spider
  45. Shining Star (Makin' My Love)
  46. New York's in Love
  47. '87 and Cry
  48. Bang Bang
  49. Day-In Day-Out - Never Let Me Down (2018)
  50. Time Will Crawl
  51. Beat of Your Drum
  52. Never Let Me Down
  53. Zeroes
  54. Glass Spider
  55. Shining Star (Makin' My Love) (FT Laurie Anderson)
  56. New York's in Love
  57. 87 & Cry
  58. Bang Bang
  59. David Bowie 1987 Logo Etching
  60. Up the Hill Backwards - Glass Spider (Live Montreal '87)
  61. Glass Spider
  62. Day-In Day-Out
  63. Bang Bang
  64. Absolute Beginners
  65. Loving the Alien
  66. China Girl
  67. Rebel Rebel
  68. Fashion
  69. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
  70. All the Madmen
  71. Never Let Me Down
  72. Big Brother
  73. '87 and Cry
  74. Heroes
  75. Sons of the Silent Age
  76. Time Will Crawl / Band Introduction
  77. Young Americans
  78. Beat of Your Drum
  79. The Jean Genie
  80. Let's Dance
  81. Fame
  82. Time
  83. Blue Jean
  84. Modern Love
  85. Shake It (Re-Mix Aka Long Version) - Dance (Originally Released on the B-Side of the 'China Girl' 12" Single on EMI America 12Ea 157 (U.K.) and V-7809 (U.S.) in May, 1983.)
  86. Blue Jean (Extended Dance Mix) (Originally Released on 12" Single on EMI America 12Ea 181 (U.K.) and V-7838 (U.S.) in September, 1984.)
  87. Dancing with the Big Boys (Extended Dance Mix) (Originally Released on the B-Side of the 'Blue Jean' 12" Single Alongside An Extended Dub Mix of the Same, Release Details As Above.)
  88. Tonight (Vocal Dance Mix) (Originally Released on 12" Single on EMI America 12Ea 187 (U.K.) and V-7846 (U.S.) in November, 1984.)
  89. Don't Look Down (Extended Dance Mix) (Originally Released on the B-Side of the 'Loving the Alien' (Extended Dance Mix) 12" Single Alongside the 'Loving the Alien' (Extended Dub Mix) on EMI America 12Ea 195 (U.K.) and VG-7858 (U.S.) in May, 1985.)
  90. Loving the Alien (Extended Dub Mix) (Originally Released on the B-Side of the 'Loving the Alien' (Extended Dance Mix) 12" Single, Release Details As Above.)
  91. Tumble and Twirl (Extended Dance Mix) (Originally Released on the B-Side of the 'Tonight' 12" Single Alongside a 'Tonight' (Dub Mix), Release Details As Above.)
  92. Underground (Extended Dance Mix) (Originally Released on 12" Single on EMI America 12Ea 216 (U.K.) and V-19210 (U.S.) in June, 1986.)
  93. Day-In Day-Out (Groucho Mix) (Originally Released on 12" Single on EMI America 12Eax 230 (U.K.) and V-19239 (U.S.) in March, 1987.)
  94. Time Will Crawl (Dance Crew Mix)
  95. (Originally Released on 12" Single on EMI America 12Eax 237 (U.K.) in June, 1987.)
  96. Shining Star (Makin' My Love) (12" Mix)
  97. (Originally Released on the 'Never Let Me Down' Digital E.P. on EMI 0094639278954 in May, 2007.)
  98. Never Let Me Down (Dub/Acapella)
  99. (Originally Released on the B-Side of the 'Never Let Me Down' (Extended Dance Mix) 12" Single on EMI America 12Ea 239 (U.K.) and V-19255 (U.S.) in August, 1987.)
  100. Let's Dance (Single Version) - Re:Call 4
  101. China Girl (Single Version)
  102. Modern Love (Single Version)
  103. This Is Not America (The Theme from 'The Falcon and the Snowman') - David Bowie / Pat Metheny Group
  104. Loving the Alien (Re-Mixed Version)
  105. Don't Look Down (Re-Mixed Version)
  106. Dancing in the Street (Clearmountain Mix) - David Bowie and Mick Jagger
  107. Absolute Beginners (From Absolute Beginners)
  108. That's Motivation (From Absolute Beginners)
  109. Volare (From Absolute Beginners)
  110. Labyrinth Opening Titles/Underground (From Labyrinth)
  111. Magic Dance (From Labyrinth)
  112. As the World Falls Down (From Labyrinth)
  113. Within You (From Labyrinth)
  114. Underground (From Labyrinth)
  115. When the Wind Blows (Single Version) (From When the Wind Blows)
  116. Day-In Day-Out (Single Version)
  117. Julie
  118. Beat of Your Drum (Vinyl Album Edit)
  119. Glass Spider (Vinyl Album Edit)
  120. Shining Star (Makin' My Love) (Vinyl Album Edit)
  121. New York's in Love (Vinyl Album Edit)
  122. '87 and Cry (Vinyl Album Edit)
  123. Bang Bang (Vinyl Album Edit)
  124. Time Will Crawl (Single Version)
  125. Girls (Extended Edit)
  126. Never Let Me Down (7" Remix Edit)
  127. Bang Bang (Live - Promotional Mix)
  128. Tonight (Live) Tina Turner with David Bowie
  129. Let's Dance (Live) Tina Turner with David Bowie
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