(CD) David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars O.S.T. (2CD & Bluray) 50th Ann.

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ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS: THE MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK (50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION) [2CD & Bluray] David Bowie retired Ziggy Stardust, his most famous alter-ego, in front of 5000 stunned fans at London’s Hammersmith Odeon. Now, the fully restored film and soundtrack will be released for the first time for the 50th anniversary of the show.

“Of all the shows on this tour, this particular show will remain with us the longest, because not only is it the last show of the tour, but it's the last show that we'll ever do.” David Bowie, 1973 “A truly great star knows not only how to make a grand entrance, but a grand exit.” Charles Shaar Murray 2023 On July 3rd, 1973, David Bowie retired Ziggy Stardust, his most famous alter-ego, in front of 5000 stunned fans at London’s Hammersmith Odeon.

Now, the fully restored film and soundtrack will be released for the first time for the 50th anniversary of the show. Renowned filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker (Monterey Pop, Bob Dylan - Don’t Look Back, Depeche Mode - 101) captured the momentous event by filming Bowie and The Spiders From Mars backstage and onstage. The digital 4K restoration of the new version of the film has been overseen by his son, Frazer Pennebaker with remastered audio. Although filmed 50 years ago, the film was not widely seen for over a decade. However, the film and its soundtrack have been newly remastered with the medley of ‘The Jean Genie/Love Me Do’ medley and ‘Round And Round’ featuring the late legendary Jeff Beck reinstated - the latter track making its very first appearance anywhere. Both performances were newly mixed by long-time Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti. The show featured Bowie’s famous speech just before the final encore, "Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide," where he revealed that he was retiring the Ziggy Stardust persona. The shocking announcement came as a surprise to all in attendance – including members of his band and was the first proclamation of its kind in rock and roll.

TRACKLIST:

1. Opening Credits/Introduction (Incorporating: Beethoven Ninth Symphony) [2023 Remaster]
2. Hang On To Yourself (2023 Remaster)
3. Ziggy Stardust (2023 Remaster)
4. Watch That Man (2023 Remaster)
5. Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud (2023 Remaster)
6. All The Young Dudes (2023 Remaster)
7. Oh! You Pretty Things (2023 Remaster)
8. Moonage Daydream (2023 Remaster)
9. Changes (2023 Remaster)
10. Space Oddity (2023 Remaster)
11. My Death (2023 Remaster)
12. Cracked Actor (2023 Remaster)
13. Time (2023 Remaster)
14. The Width Of A Circle (2023 Remaster)
15. Let's Spend The Night Together (2023 Remaster)
16. Suffragette City (2023 Remaster)
17. White Light/White Heat (2023 Remaster)
18. Medley: The Jean Genie / Love Me Do / The Jean Genie (feat. Jeff Beck) ; Round And Round (feat. Jeff
19. Farewell Speech (2023 Remaster)
20. End Credits (Finale incorporates `Pomp And Circumstance' by Sir Edward Elgar and Beethoven's `Ninth
21. Opening Credits/Introduction (Incorporating: Beethoven Ninth Symphony) [2023 Remaster]
22. Hang On To Yourself (2023 Remaster)
23. Ziggy Stardust (2023 Remaster)
24. Watch That Man (2023 Remaster)
25. Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud (2023 Remaster)
26. All The Young Dudes (2023 Remaster)
27. Oh! You Pretty Things (2023 Remaster)
28. Moonage Daydream (2023 Remaster)
29. Changes (2023 Remaster)
30. Space Oddity (2023 Remaster)
31. My Death (2023 Remaster)
32. Cracked Actor (2023 Remaster)
33. Time (2023 Remaster)
34. The Width Of A Circle (2023 Remaster)
35. Let's Spend The Night Together (2023 Remaster)
36. Suffragette City (2023 Remaster)
37. White Light/White Heat (2023 Remaster)
38. Medley: The Jean Genie / Love Me Do / The Jean Genie (feat. Jeff Beck) ; Round And Round (feat. Jeff
39. Farewell Speech (2023 Remaster)
40. Rock `N' Roll Suicide (2023 Remaster)
41. End Credits (Finale incorporates `Pomp And Circumstance' by Sir Edward Elgar and Beethoven's `Ninth

 

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