Bowie box set, A New Career in a New Town

David Bowie box set,
A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982)

The 11-CD, 13-LP set centers on Bowie's Berlin Trilogy

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The third instalment in a series of career-spanning David Bowie box sets has been announced. Due for release on September 29th, David Bowie A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982) is an 11-CD, 13-LP set centered around the “Berlin Trilogy.”

A New Career in a New Town includes the three albums making up the “Berlin Trilogy” — 1977’s Low, 1977’s “Heroes”, and 1979’s Lodger. Lodger have been newly mixed by Bowie’s longtime producer Tony Visconti, done with the blessing of Bowie prior to his death in January 2016.

The set also includes a new mix of the 1978 live album Stage featuring two unreleased tracks; the “Heroes” EP, a compilation collecting the German and French album and single versions of the track in one place for the first time; and Re:Call 3, a new compilation featuring remastered contemporary single versions, non-album singles and b-sides, and songs featured on soundtracks.

To complete this fab box set  there are also copies of 1980’s Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) and 1982’s Baal EP , as well as an expansive photo book featuring contributions from Anton Corbijn, Helmut Newton, Andrew Kent, Steve Schapiro, Duffy, and many others as well as historical press reviews and technical notes about the albums from Visconti.

Available on September 29, 2017 - Sure to be a collectors piece on vinyl.

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Written by David Breathnach

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