Review: David Bowie: The Lost Sessions

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Okay, so the quality of some of these recordings is variable,but at least these are now available.

At nearly two hours, this compilation features previously unreleased radio sessions from 1966-1972.

From Bowie’s Anthony Newley period, through his Lindsay Kemp mime time, through his ‘man dress’ to the mighty red mullet, this is a great insight into the trajectory of his burgeoning career. There’s a sense of plotting, waiting, then pouncing. And nothing could ever be the same again.

Highlights include the Velvet Underground ‘Sunday Morning’-esque twinkle of ‘When I’m Five’, an incredibly jaunty ‘Love You Til Tuesday’, ‘Andy Warhol’, Brel’s classic ‘Amsterdam’ and oodles more. And there’s interviews, and that famously filthy cackle…

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(Taken from Radio Caroline, Top Gear and Sounds Of The Seventies, among others)

Out now via Left Field Music

 

 

http://www.davidbowie.com

 

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