Bowie, David

Cracked Actor

Release: 22-04-2017 | Label: Wea

VERY SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION DAVID BOWIE RELEASES TO CELEBRATE RECORD STORE DAY’S 10th ANNIVERSAY ON 22nd APRIL 2017

~ CRACKED ACTOR (LIVE IN LOS ANGELES 1974) 3 x LP SET

This is the first official release of this Philly Dogs Tour show from September 1974, some of which was featured in Alan Yentob’s BBC documentary, Cracked Actor. The full concert is documented on this triple vinyl five-sided album. The sixth side features an etching of the Diamond Dogs era Bowie logo.

All of the multi-track tapes were finally reunited in one place in November of last year and mixed officially for the first time by long time Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti. The packaging features newly commissioned artwork with rare and unseen photographs from the 1974 Universal Amphitheatre show by Terry O’Neill and Jamie Andrews in a gatefold sleeve.

The album differs greatly from Bowie’s David Live album (also from 1974), as it features a new band line up including soul legend Luther Vandross on vocals. It also has a different set list including two tracks that had just been recorded for the album The Gouster, which was finally released for the first time last year as part of the critically acclaimed ‘Who Can I Be Now?’ box set.

DAVID BOWIE – CRACKED ACTOR (LIVE LOS ANGELES ’74) (3 LP SET)

 

Side 1:

Introduction

1984

Rebel Rebel

Moonage Daydream

Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing

 

Side 2:

Changes

Suffragette City

Aladdin Sane

All The Young Dudes

Cracked Actor

 

Side 3:

Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me

Knock On Wood

It’s Gonna Be Me

Space Oddity

 

Side 4:

Diamond Dogs

Big Brother

Time

 

Side 5:

The Jean Genie

Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide

John, I’m Only Dancing (Again)

 

Side 6:

David Bowie logo etching

 

Recorded live at Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles on 5th September 1974. Produced by David Bowie. Mixed by Tony Visconti at Human Studios, NYC in October/November 2016.

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