David Bowie is… Live And Well.com

Bowie vinyl news incoming! 15 January will see Parlophone Records release the third in its series of six live releases from his Nineties era.

The suitably-titled LIVEANDWELL.COM (yes, it’s intentionally-capitalised) references the Thin White Duke’s some might say, soothsayer-like obsession with the quaint old concept of “the information superhighway.” Previously released in 2000 in limited quantities to BowieNet subscribers, the LP has been expanded to include two bonus tracks – Pallas Athena and V-2 Schneider – to help stretch it across four sides.

The set was recorded in New York, Amsterdam and Rio De Janeiro during the 1997 Earthling tour. Its first 10 tracks have until now been physically available only on the BowieNet release, while the two bonus tracks were released as a 12” single under the name The Tao Jones Index (the alias Bowie and his band employed to play an unannounced set in the dance tent at the Phoenix Festival in England in 1997).

The new, limited edition vinyl edition of LIVEANDWELL.COM comes in newly-designed artwork featuring a cover shot of Bowie taken by Scarlet Page during rehearsals for the June 1997 London Hanover Grand shows.

Produced by David Bowie, co-produced by Reeves Gabrels and Mark Plati, the musicians featured include Zachary Alford (drums), Gail Ann Dorsey (bass, vocals, keyboards), Reeves Gabrels (guitars, synthesisers, vocals) and Mike Garson (piano, keyboards, synthesisers).

Detailed tracklist and side splits below. Shop for Bowie vinyl on Amazon.

Side 1:

  • I’m Afraid Of Americans (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997)
  • The Hearts Filthy Lesson (venue unknown, 1997)
  • I’m Deranged (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)

Side 2:

  • Hallo Spaceboy (Rio de Janeiro, Metropolitan, 2nd November, 1997)
  • Telling Lies (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)
  • The Motel (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)

Side 3:

  • The Voyeur Of Utter Destruction (As Beauty) (Rio de Janeiro, Metropolitan, 2nd Nov, 1997)
  • Battle for Britain (The Letter) (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997
  • Seven Years In Tibet (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997)
  • Little Wonder (Radio City Music Hall New York, 15th October, 1997)

Side 4:

  • Pallas Athena (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)
  • V-2 Schneider (Amsterdam, Paradiso, 10th June, 1997)

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