David Bowie’s mid-70’s Berlin trilogy Low, Heroes, and Lodger is set to be reissued on individual 180-gram vinyl releases through Parlophone records in February.
The albums, which were recently made available in a box set, will be released individually on vinyl for the first time since 1991.
The label, who recently released a demo of Bowie’s hit 1983 single ‘Let’s Dance’ to commemorate what would have been his 71st birthday, will also put out a reissue of Stage – a live album that documents Bowie’s band.
The release will come on February 23rd.
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ANCIANT BREAK OUTS DUE FEBRUARY – “'Cause Low is on sale again…” – Following the release of last year’s acclaimed ‘A New Career In A New Town (1977 – 1982)’ box set, break outs of five selected albums from the set as stand-alone releases will be released on February 23rd and are now available on the links below for pre-order: – Low – https://lnk.to/LowMP – "Heroes" – https://lnk.to/HeroesMP – Stage 2017 – https://lnk.to/StageMP – Lodger – https://lnk.to/LodgerMP – Scary Monsters – https://lnk.to/ScaryMMP – These releases haven’t been available on vinyl officially for more than a quarter of a century since the very limited EMI reissues in 1991. – Go here for the press release: http://smarturl.it/ANCIANTbreakoutsPR – #ANCIANTbox #ANCIANTBreakouts #ANewCareerInANewTownBox #BowieVinyl
The aforementioned demo version of ‘Let’s Dance’, which became a major worldwide hit and featured on the 1983 album of the same name, was recorded a year previously after Nile Rodgers travelled to Bowie’s home in Switzerland to work on new material.
“I woke up on my first morning in Montreux with David peering over me,” Rodgers explained in a statement. “He had an acoustic guitar in his hands and exclaimed, ‘Nile, darling, I think this is a HIT!’
“The time we spent mixing it just before Christmas was full of tears as it felt like David was in the room with us. Happy Birthday David, I love you and we all miss you!”