David Bowie: 50th Anniversary Remake of ALADDIN SANE

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    A reissue of David Bowie’s sixth album ALADDIN SANE will be released on April 14th – to mark the 50th anniversary of the record. It is to be released as a Half Speed ​​Master LP and Picture Disc LP to be published. A 4K remastered version of the music video for “The Jean Genie” was also released to coincide with the release.

    New edition: All the facts

    According to a press release, the new pressing “was cut on a custom-built Neumann VMS80 lathe. Featuring fully remastered electronics from the restored 192kHz masters of the original master tapes. Without additional processing during transfer”.

    The half-speed recording was edited by John Webber at London’s AIR Studios.

    4K Remastered Version of The Jean Genie Music Video

    “Aladdin Sane”: More about the album

    The album is the follow-up to 1972’s THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS and was released in April 1973. The work was produced and written during Bowie’s post-Ziggy years while traveling in the United States.

    The record was originally co-produced by Bowie and Ken Scott and recorded at Trident Studios in London and RCA Studios in New York. It would be the last to feature the line-up of Mick Ronson (guitar, piano, backing vocals), Trevor Bolder (bass) and Mick “Woody” Woodmansey (drums), and also feature avant-jazz pianist Mike Garson .

    2022 became Bowie’s fourth Studio album HUNKY DORY released as a deluxe reissue containing unreleased demos, live recordings and other rarities from the period.

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