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|Posté le: Sam 4 Fév - 00:42 (2017) Sujet du message: Earthling released 20 years ago today
3 FEBRUARY 2017
Earthling released 20 years ago today
“My, my, the time do fly”
David Bowie’s 1997 album Earthling was released in the UK on February 3rd 1997, with the usual worldwide regional variations, note earlier French release date in our graphic.
The album produced a run of superb singles (most of them accompanied by some of Bowie’s best ever videos), in the shape of Telling Lies, Little Wonder, Dead Man Walking, I'm Afraid of Americans and Seven Years In Tibet.
Produced by David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels and Mark Plati, Earthling reached #6 on the UK album chart and entered the top ten in several other countries.
The band personnel for this release was Reeves Gabrels, Mark Plati, Gail Ann Dorsey, Mike Garson and Zachary Alford, with some brilliant and possibly overlooked solos from Gabrels and Garson. (Listen to Looking For Satellites and Battle for Britain (The Letter) respectively)
Earthling is a remarkable album that not only stands the test of the last twenty years but still sounds fresh and vital. But don’t take our word for it, check it out here.