Sunday, May 10, 2020

David Bowie to launch streaming series with rare 1990s live album

David Bowie’s team will launch a new live streaming series with a May 15 digital debut of a rare album, “”

Previously only available in limited quantities to BowieNet subscribers in 2000, the project presents material from the singer’s 1997 tour in support of his album, “Earthling”, and includes songs from that record and 1995’s “Outside.”

Recorded in New York, Amsterdam, Rio De Janeiro and at the UK’s Phoenix festival, “” has been expanded for the digital edition with two bonus tracks: “Pallas Athena” and “V-2 Schneider” – both were released as a 12” single under the name The Tao Jones Index, which was the name Bowie and his band used when they played unannounced special sets in dance tents at festivals.

“” is being previewed with a performance of “Little Wonder” from an October 1997 show at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.

Bowie’s 20th studio record, “Earthling” was a Top 20 record in several countries; the set received two nominations for the 1998 Grammy Awards, including Best Alternative Music Performance for the album, and Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for the single, "Dead Man Walking."

In the coming months, Bowie will stream two more live releases from the 90’s that will be available digitally, as well.

David Bowie
Release date: May 15

01 - I'm Afraid Of Americans (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997)
02 - The Hearts Filthy Lesson (Long Marston, Phoenix Festival, 20th July, 1997)
03 - I'm Deranged (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)
04 - Hallo Spaceboy (Rio de Janeiro, Metropolitan, 2nd November, 1997)
05 - Telling Lies (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)
06 - The Motel (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)
07 - The Voyeur Of Utter Destruction (As Beauty) (Rio de Janeiro, Metropolitan, 2nd November, 1997)
08 - Battle for Britain (The Letter) (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997
09 - Seven Years In Tibet (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997)
10 - Little Wonder (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997)
11 - Pallas Athena (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)
12 - V-2 Schneider (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)

See also:

Dave Grohl recounts encounters with David Bowie
David Bowie streams rare version of The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie streams unreleased 1996 track from Earthling sessions
David Bowie streams unreleased version of Tin Machine classic
Search David Bowie at hennemusic