David Bowie Record Store DayTwo exciting David Bowie releases have been announced for this year’s Record Store DayBrilliant Adventure EP and Toy EP (You’ve Got It Made With All The Toys). Both feature unreleased versions, live tracks and mixes from the era covered in the recent Brilliant Adventure and Toy:Box boxsets.

The Brilliant Adventure EP has four unheard tracks from the 1. Outside era; Johnny Downloader, an early version of I’m Afraid Of Americans recorded during the sessions with Brian Eno for the album and mixed in November 1994 but not released on a Bowie album until 1997’s Earthling, an alternative single mix of I Have Not Been To Oxford Town, and two tracks, 1. Outside’s A Small Plot Of Land and the Jacques Brel cover My Death, performed by Bowie and pianist Mike Garson at a fundraiser for the New York Public Theatre at the Shakespeare Festival in New York on 18th September, 1995. The Brilliant Adventure EP will be available on 12” vinyl and CD.

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The 10” vinyl and CD Toy EP (You’ve Got It Made With All The Toys) features the previously unheard Shadow Man (Vocal & Piano Mix), an alternative stripped back mix of the Toy album track, along with the unreleased live versions of I Dig Everything and The London Boys recorded at the final Glastonbury warm-up show at the Roseland Ballroom, New York on 19th June, 2000.

The EP also contains three tracks You’ve Got A Habit Of Leaving (Radio Edit), Silly Boy Blue (Alternative Ending Mix) and Can’t Help Thinking About Me (Live Mark Radcliffe Show BBC Radio 1 Session), previously only available as streaming singles and which are making their physical debut.

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David Bowie Record Store Day
David Bowie Record Store Day 2022

BRILLIANT ADVENTURE E.P. (12” VINYL / CD) 

TOY E.P. (‘YOU’VE GOT IT MADE WITH ALL THE TOYS’) (10” VINYL / CD) 

 

DAVID BOWIE – BRILLIANT ADVENTURE E.P. (12” VINYL / CD) 

ALL TRACKS PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

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TRACKLISTING

1 JOHNNY DOWNLOADER (AKA I’M AFRAID OF AMERICANS EARLY VERSION)

(David Bowie/Brian Eno)

Produced by David Bowie and Brian Eno

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Engineered and mixed by David Richards

Mixed at Westside Studio

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – vocals, saxophone, guitars and keyboards

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Brian Eno – synthesizers, treatments and strategies

David Richards — samples, drum and keyboard programming

 

2 I HAVE NOT BEEN TO OXFORD TOWN (ALTERNATIVE SINGLE MIX) 

Produced by David Bowie and Brian Eno

Co-produced and engineered by David Richards

Recorded at Mountain Studios, Switzerland

Mixed and additional treatments by David Richards

Assisted by David Bowie

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – vocals, saxophone, guitars and keyboards

Brian Eno – synthesizers, treatments and strategies

Reeves Gabrels – lead guitar and vocals

Erdal Kizilcay – bass & keyboards

Mike Garson – grand piano

Sterling Campbell – drums

Carlos Alomar – rhythm guitar and vocals

Joey Barron – drums

Yossi Fine – bass

 

3 A SMALL PLOT OF LAND (LIVE AT THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, NEW YORK, 18th SEPTEMBER, 1995) 

(David Bowie/Brian Eno/Michael Garson/Sterling Campbell/Erdal Kizilcay/Reeves Gabrels)

Produced by David Bowie

Engineered by Roy Clark and assisted by Tom Miho

Recorded live at the Shakespeare Festival, The Grand Ballroom, The Manhattan Center, New York, 18th September, 1995

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – vocals

Mike Garson – grand piano

 

4 MY DEATH (LIVE AT THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, NEW YORK, 18th SEPTEMBER, 1995) 

(Jacques Brel/Eric Blau/Mort Shuman)

Carlin Music Corp.

Produced by David Bowie

Engineered by Roy Clark and assisted by Tom Miho

Recorded live at the Shakespeare Festival, The Grand Ballroom, The Manhattan Center, New York, 18th September, 1995

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – vocals

Mike Garson – grand piano

 

DAVID BOWIE – TOY E.P.  (‘YOU’VE GOT IT MADE WITH ALL THE TOYS’) (10” VINYL / CD) 

 

SIDE 1 TRACK 2 AND SIDE 2 TRACKS 2 AND 3 ARE UNRELEASED.

ALL TRACKS ARE PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE ON CD AND VINYL

TRACKLISTING

 

1 YOU’VE GOT A HABIT OF LEAVING (RADIO EDIT)

Produced by David Bowie and Mark Plati

Engineered by Pete Keppler

Mixed by Mark Plati

Assisted by Hector Castillo, Steve Mazur, and Todd Parker

Recorded at Sear Sound, The Looking Glass & Alice’s Restaurant in New York City, Summer 2000

Mixed at The Looking Glass

 

Musicians

David Bowie – lead and backing vocals

Sterling Campbell – drums

Gail Ann Dorsey – bass

Mike Garson – piano and keyboards

Lisa Germano – violin and backing vocals

Emm Gryner – backing vocals

Holly Palmer – backing vocals and percussion

Mark Plati – acoustic and electric guitars

Earl Slick – acoustic and electric guitars

 

2 SHADOW MAN (VOCAL AND PIANO MIX)

Produced by David Bowie and Mark Plati

Engineered by Pete Keppler

Mixed by Mark Plati

Assisted by Hector Castillo, Steve Mazur, and Todd Parker

Recorded at Sear Sound, The Looking Glass and Alice’s Restaurant in New York City, Summer 2000

Mixed at Alice’s Restaurant.

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – vocal

Mike Garson – piano 

 

3 SILLY BOY BLUE (ALTERNATIVE ENDING MIX) 

Produced by David Bowie and Mark Plati

Engineered by Pete Keppler

Mixed by Mark Plati

Assisted by Hector Castillo, Steve Mazur, and Todd Parker

Recorded at Sear Sound, The Looking Glass & Alice’s Restaurant in New York City, Summer 2000

Mixed at Alice’s Restaurant.

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – lead and backing vocals, keyboards and finger cymbals

Sterling Campbell – drums

Gail Ann Dorsey – bass

Mike Garson – piano

Lisa Germano – violin drone and recorder

Emm Gryner – backing vocals

Holly Palmer – backing vocals and finger Cymbals

Mark Plati – acoustic guitars

Earl Slick – electric guitars

Tony Visconti – string arrangement

 

1 CAN’T HELP THINKING ABOUT ME (LIVE RADIO SESSION)

Recorded and broadcast on 25th October, 1999 for the Mark Radcliffe Show at Maida Vale Studio 4

Produced by Will Saunders

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – vocals

Gail Ann Dorsey  – bass and backing vocals

Mark Plati – acoustic & electric guitar

Page Hamilton – electric guitar

Sterling Campbell  – drums

Mike Garson – piano and keyboards

Emm Gryner – backing vocals

Holly Palmer – backing vocals

 

2 I DIG EVERYTHING LIVE (LIVE) 

3 THE LONDON BOYS (LIVE)

Produced by David Bowie

Mixed by Pete Keppler at The Looking Glass

Recorded live at Roseland Ballroom, New York on 19th June, 2000

 

Musicians:

David Bowie – vocals

Gail Ann Dorsey  – bass on ‘I Dig Everything’, clarinet on ‘The London Boys’ and backing vocals

Mark Plati – guitars and backing vocals on ‘I Dig Everything’ and bass on ‘The London Boys’

Earl Slick – guitar

Sterling Campbell  – drums

Mike Garson – piano and keyboards

Emm Gryner – backing vocals, keyboard and clarinet on ‘The London Boys’

Holly Palmer – backing vocals and percussion

 

All songs written by David Bowie

 

DAVID BOWIE 

BRILLIANT ADVENTURE E.P. (12” VINYL / CD) 

TOY E.P.  (‘YOU’VE GOT IT MADE WITH ALL THE TOYS’) (10” VINYL / CD) 

RELEASED BY ISO RECORDS/PARLOPHONE ON 23rd APRIL 2022

 

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