David Bowie Hunky Dory Deluxe Edition

David Bowie Hunky Dory Deluxe 4CD/1BluRay Box Set Due

Quite possible my favourite album by David Bowie and it is also good to see this is a CD only Box Set and not bundled in with the vinyl which will be available separately. Phil 

Parlophone Records are releasing David Bowie: Divine Symmetry, a four-CD, one blu-ray box set. The collection celebrates the twelve months running up to the release of the album Hunky Dory in December 1971 via home demos, BBC radio sessions and live and studio recordings.

Due 25th November 2022

Divine Symmetry contains 48 previously unreleased tracks/demos from the period, and new alternative mixes of Hunky Dory tracks by original co-producer Ken Scott.

Two books accompany Divine Symmetry, a 100-page hardback book featuring exclusive memorabilia and photos alongside a 60-page replica composite of Bowie’s notebooks from the era featuring handwritten lyrics, costume drawings, recording notes and set lists.

The sleeve notes have been written for the release by David Bowie expert Tris Penna, along with contributions from Hunky Dory co-producer Ken Scott, lifelong Bowie friends Geoff MacCormack and George Underwood, singer Dana Gillespie, guitarist Mark Pritchett, Friars Aylesbury promoter David Stopps, publisher Bob Grace and photographer Louanne Richards.

Tracklist
[CD1: The Songwriting Demos Plus]
1. Tired Of My Life (demo) *
2. How Lucky You Are (aka Miss Peculiar) (demo) *
3. Shadow Man (demo)
4. Looking For A Friend (demo) *
5. Waiting For The Man (San Francisco hotel recording) *
6. Quicksand (San Francisco hotel recording) *
7. King Of The City (demo) *
8. Song For Bob Dylan (demo) *
9. Right On Mother (demo) *
10. Quicksand (demo)
11. Queen Bitch (demo) *
12. Kooks (demo) *
13. Amsterdam (demo) *
14. Life On Mars? (demo) *
15. Bonus acetate dubs:
16. Changes (demo) *
17. Bombers (demo) *

[CD2: BBC Radio In Concert: John Peel]
David Bowie and Friends (mono)
1. Queen Bitch *
2. Bombers
3. The Supermen *
4. Looking For A Friend
5. Almost Grown
6. Kooks
7. Song For Bob Dylan *
8. Andy Warhol *
9. It Ain’t Easy

David Bowie and Friends (stereo)
10. Queen Bitch *
11. The Supermen *
12. Looking For A Friend *
13. Kooks *
14. Song For Bob Dylan *
15. Andy Warhol *
16. It Ain’t Easy *

[CD3: BBC Radio Session And Live]
1. The Supermen
2. Oh! You Pretty Things
3. Eight Line Poem
4. Kooks *
5. Fill Your Heart *
6. Amsterdam *
7. Andy Warhol *
8. Introduction*
9. Fill Your Heart*
10. Buzz The Fuzz*
11. Space Oddity*
12. Amsterdam*
13. The Supermen*
14. Oh! You Pretty Things*
15. Eight Line Poem*
16. Changes*
17. Song For Bob Dylan*
18. Andy Warhol*
19. Looking For A Friend*
20. Round And Round*
21. Waiting For The Man*

[CD4: Alternative Mixes, Singles And Versions]
BOWPROMO mixes
1. Oh! You Pretty Things
2. Eight Line Poem
3. Kooks
4. Queen Bitch
5. Quicksand
6. Bombers – Andy Warhol intro
7. Lightning Frightening (aka The Man)*
8. Amsterdam (early mix)
9. Changes (mono single)
10. Amsterdam (single b-side mix)
11. Life On Mars? (2016 mix)

2021 mixes
13. Changes (2021 alternative mix)
14. Life On Mars? (original ending version)*
15. Quicksand (2021 mix – early version)*
16. Fill Your Heart (2021 alternative mix)*
17. Bombers (2021 alternative mix)*
18. Song For Bob Dylan (2021 alternative mix)*
19. The Bewlay Brothers (2021 alternative mix)*

[Blu-ray Audio]

All PCM Stereo 96kHz/24bit except ‘Life On Mars?’ (2016 mix):
DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and PCM Stereo 96kHz/24bit

HUNKY DORY 2015 REMASTER
Changes
Oh! You Pretty Things
Eight Line Poem
Life On Mars?
Kooks
Quicksand
Fill Your Heart
Andy Warhol
Song For Bob Dylan
Queen Bitch
The Bewlay Brothers

Produced by Ken Scott (assisted by The Actor)
Recorded by Ken Scott at Trident Studios, London

A DIVINE SYMMETRY (AN ALTERNATIVE JOURNEY THROUGH HUNKY DORY)

Changes (2021 alternative mix)
Oh! You Pretty Things (BOWPROMO mix)
Eight Line Poem (BOWPROMO mix)
Life On Mars? (original ending version)*
Kooks (BOWPROMO mix)
Quicksand (2021 mix – early version)
Fill Your Heart (2021 alternative mix)*
Bombers (2021 alternative mix)*
Andy Warhol (original mix)*
Song For Bob Dylan (2021 alternative mix)*
Queen Bitch (BOWPROMO mix)
The Bewlay Brothers (2021 alternative mix)*

Bonus mix
Life On Mars? (2016 mix)

SOUNDS OF THE 70S: BOB HARRIS
The Supermen
Oh! You Pretty Things
Eight Line Poem
Kooks*
Fill Your Heart*
Amsterdam*
Andy Warhol*

*Denotes Previously Unreleased Track

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Phil Aston | Now Spinning Magazine

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