David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ is set to be reissued with the title the star originally wanted to use for it and new artwork.
The record, which was Bowie’s third studio album, was released in 1970 and included tracks including ‘All The Madmen’, ‘Running Gun Blues’ and the title track.
To mark its 50th anniversary, ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ will be re-released as ‘Metrobolist’. Bowie initially wanted to use this title as a tribute to the 1927 film of the same name by Fritz Lang. However, Mercury Records changed the name of the record at the last minute without seeking Bowie’s approval first.
‘Metrobolist’ will be re-released on November 6 via Parlophone Records with new artwork. It will also feature unseen images from a Keith MacMillan shoot at Haddon Hall and will be pressed on 180-gram black vinyl as well as limited edition, numbered gold and white vinyl. The latter two will be distributed randomly.
The artwork for David Bowie’s ‘Metrobolist’ CREDIT: Press
‘The Width Of A Circle’
‘All The Madmen’
‘Black Country Rock’
‘Running Gun Blues’
‘She Shook Me Cold’
‘The Man Who Sold The World’
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DAVID BOWIE Low (1977 UK first issue 11-track LP, part of a series of collaborative albums with Brian Eno including the influential tracks Warszawa & Sound & Vision, complete with album credits insert & rare fanclub booklet, tracklist stickered picture sleeve. The sleeve shows a fair degree of shelfwear and discolouration on the back but the contents remain near 'as new'. A nice of this LP, arguably one of Bowie's finest artistic statements, at an advantageous price PL12030)
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DAVID BOWIE Scary Monsters (Scarce 1980 Italian 10-track vinyl LP, his fourteenth studio album and his last on the RCA label, including Ashes To Ashes and Fashion. The matte picture sleeve shows only light wear and comes with its printed lyric insert and the vinyl remains in barely played condition PL13647)
- David Bowie - Sound & Vision '90 + ticket stub - UK - tour programme - £40.00, $50.00, €44.80 (New Item) (arrived 18-Nov-2020 15:15)on December 2, 2020 at 12:30 am
DAVID BOWIE Sound & Vision 1990 (Official 1990 UK 11½" x 16" 28-page glossy colour tour programme featuring many colour pictures plus lyrics and tour personnel, with superb 'Bowie Montage' cover shot. Also includes a ticket stub for the 26th March show at the London Arena)
- David Bowie - The Best Of Bowie - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.75, €16.80 (New Item) (arrived 18-Nov-2020 16:27)on December 2, 2020 at 12:30 am
DAVID BOWIE The Best Of Bowie (1980 UK 16-track compilation LP of non-stop Bowie favourites including Life On Mars, The Jean Genie & 'Heroes' to name a few, picture sleeve with great liner notes on Bowie's emergence into the eighties. The sleeve shows minimal shelfwear & the vinyl is flawless NE1111)