BOWIE, DAVID - PARLAPHONE LET'S DANCE DEMO
ISSUED FOR RECORD STORE DAY 2018 WITH SILVER HYPE STICKER ON TOP LEFT HAND SHRINK WRAP STATING ‘RECORD STORE DAY’ (PRINTED) FOLLOWED BY ‘EXCLUSIVE’ (EMBOSSED).
THE TRACK, WHICH FEATURED ON THE 1983 ALBUM OF THE SAME NAME, WAS RECORDED A YEAR PREVIOUSLY AFTER CHIC FOUNDER NILE RODGERS HEADED TO BOWIE’S SWITZERLAND HOME TO WORK ON NEW SONGS THAT THE MUSIC ICON HAD PENNED.
AFTER JOINING FORCES WITH BASSIST ERDAL KIZILCAY AND ENGINEER DAVID RICHARDS, THEY THEN HEADED INTO MONTREUX’S MOUNTAIN STUDIOS TO RECORD AN EARLY STRIPPED-BACK DEMO OF THE TRACK.
NOW, THE DEMO HAS BEEN RELEASED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 35 YEARS AFTER IT WAS MIXED BY RODGERS – AND IT’S A FAR CRY FROM THE FULLY ROUNDED SOUND THAT WOULD EVENTUALLY END UP ON BOWIE’S SEMINAL 1983 ALBUM.
READ MORE AT HTTP://WWW.NME.COM/NEWS/MUSIC/LETS-DANCE-DEMO-RELEASED-TO-MARK-BOWIES-71ST-BIRTHDAY-2215613#HSDTEQJ8GPBQOBIX.99
A SIDE MIXED NOVEMBER, 2017. RECORDED ON 19TH DECEMBER 1982 AT MOUNTAIN STUDIOS, MONTREUX SWITZERLAND
B SIDE RECORDED LIVE AT
- NEW RELEASE
Issued for Record Store Day 2018 with silver hype sticker on top left hand shrink wrap stating ‘Record Store Day’ (printed) followed by ‘Exclusive’ (embossed).
The track, which featured on the 1983 album of the same name, was recorded a year previously after Chic founder Nile Rodgers headed to Bowie’s Switzerland home to work on new songs that the music icon had penned.
After joining forces with bassist Erdal Kizilcay and engineer David Richards, they then headed into Montreux’s Mountain Studios to record an early stripped-back demo of the track.
Now, the demo has been released for the first time in 35 years after it was mixed by Rodgers – and it’s a far cry from the fully rounded sound that would eventually end up on Bowie’s seminal 1983 album.
Read more at http://www.nme.com/news/music/lets-dance-demo-released-to-mark-bowies-71st-birthday-2215613#hsdTEqj8gpbqObiX.99
A side mixed November, 2017. Recorded on 19th December 1982 at Mountain Studios, Montreux Switzerland
B side Recorded live at
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