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David Bowie Releases Limited-Edition 'Young Americans' Picture Disc

Album Available February 24
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February 24, 2015 sees the release of the latest special limited David Bowie 7" picture disc, the 40th anniversary edition of YOUNG AMERICANS.

Originally released in the spring of 1975 and taken from the album of the same name, this "2007 Tony Visconti single mix" is making its vinyl debut.

The AA-side, which runs at 33 1/3 r.p.m, "It's Gonna Be Me (With Strings)" is an alternate version of an outtake from the 1974 Sigma Sound sessions in Philadelphia. It was first released on the Young Americans album special edition in 2007 and is also making its first appearance on vinyl.

DAVID BOWIE 


YOUNG AMERICANS LIMITED EDITION 40th ANNIVERSARY 7" PICTURE DISC


A-Side: Young Americans (2007 Tony Visconti mix single edit)
(David Bowie)
Produced & mixed by Tony Visconti
2007 Mix by Tony Visconti.
Pro-Tools engineer Mario McNulty
Mixed at Looking Glass Studio, Studio B. With thanks to Dave d'Arcy

AA-Side: It's Gonna Be Me (with strings)
(David Bowie)
Produced & mixed by Tony Visconti
Pro-Tools engineer Mario McNulty
Mixed at Looking Glass Studio, Studio B.
String arrangements by Tony Visconti
Vocal arrangements by David Bowie & Luther Vandross
Recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia, PA.

The image (see above) used on the A-side of the picture disc is by the famous Hollywood photographer of the 1940s/50s Tom Kelley. The photograph on the AA- side is a 1974 shot by Steve Schapiro.

YOUNG AMERICANS is released on Parlophone February 24, 2015.

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