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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust (Discontinued) by David Bowie

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust (Discontinued)
180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP + DVD - Sealed
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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust (Discontinued)
by David Bowie

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SOUN-VIR-1417
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Virgin
Genre:
Rock
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180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP + DVD - Sealed
UPC:
5099946361417
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Ranked 35/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

EMI is excited to announce the release of the 40th Anniversary Edition of David Bowies truly groundbreaking and hugely influential album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars!

Originally released through RCA Victor on June 6, 1972, Ziggy Stardust was David Bowies fifth album, co-produced by Bowie and Ken Scott. Incredibly, the album was written whilst Bowie was recording 1971s Hunky Dory, with recording beginning a couple of months before that albums release. It was recorded at Trident Studios, London between November 8, 1971 and February 4, 1972, with the line up: Mick Ronson (guitar/piano/backing vocals/string arrangements), Trevor Bolder (bass), Mick Woodmansey (drums), Rick Wakeman (keyboards) and backing vocals on "It Aint Easy" by Dana Gillespie. As well as performing vocals, Bowie also played acoustic guitar, saxophone and harpsichord on the album and was involved in the arrangements too.

The album eventually peaked at #5 on the UK Album Chart on July 22nd having entered the chart at #15 on July 1st. Key to the albums rise in the UK were the two TV performances of Starman on Granada TVs Lift Off With Ayshea and nationally on the BBCs Top Of The Pops. The albums influence is immeasurable, it converted legions of fans, becoming the zeitgeist and a major influence on the next generation, particularly those who were involved in the punk movement ie musicians, artists, designers and the subsequent re-birth of rock and pop.

Famously Bowie killed Ziggy at his peak at Londons Hammersmith Odeon, on July 3rd, 1973, though Ziggy Stardusts influence was to redefine popular culture forever: pop music was never the same again.

This 40th Anniversary Edition has been remastered by original Trident Studios engineer Ray Staff (at Londons Air Studios). It will be available here on limited edition 180g vinyl featuring the new 2012 remaster with a 5.1 mix and high resolution audio on DVD. The DVD also features previously unreleased 5.1 and stereo bonus 2003 Ken Scott mixes of "Moonage Daydream" (instrumental), "The Supermen," "Velvet Goldmine" and "Sweet Head."

LP
1. Five Years (2012 Remaster)
2. Soul Love (2012 Remaster)
3. Moonage Daydream (2012 Remaster)
4. Starman (2012 Remaster)
5. It Aint Easy (2012 Remaster)
6. Lady Stardust (2012 Remaster)
7. Star (2012 Remaster)
8. Hang On to Yourself (2012 Remaster)
9. Ziggy Stardust (2012 Remaster)
10. Suffragette City (2012 Remaster)
11. Rock N Roll Suicide (2012 Remaster)

DVD-Audio
1. Five Years (2012 Remaster)
2. Soul Love (2012 Remaster)
3. Moonage Daydream (2012 Remaster)
4. Starman (2012 Remaster)
5. It Aint Easy (2012 Remaster)
6. Lady Stardust (2012 Remaster)
7. Star (2012 Remaster)
8. Hang On to Yourself (2012 Remaster)
9. Ziggy Stardust (2012 Remaster)
10. Suffragette City (2012 Remaster)
11. Rock N Roll Suicide (2012 Remaster)
12. Five Years (5.1 mix)
13. Soul Love (5.1 mix)
14. Moonage Daydream (5.1 mix)
15. Starman (5.1 mix)
16. It Aint Easy (5.1 mix)
17. Lady Stardust (5.1 mix)
18. Star (5.1 mix)
19. Hang On To Yourself (5.1 mix)
20. Ziggy Stardust (5.1 mix)
21. Suffragette City (5.1 mix)
22. Rock N Roll Suicide (5.1 mix)
23. Moonage Daydream (Instrumental) PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MIX
24. The Supermen PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MIX
25. Velvet Goldmine PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MIX
26. Sweet Head PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MIX

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