David Bowie Vinyl Box Set Announced; Iman Pays Tribute
Tomorrow (Jan. 10) marks three years to the day we lost David Bowie, two days after what would have been his 72nd birthday.
Bowie’s memory will be celebrated this spring with the release of a new box set–Spying Through a Keyhole (Demos and Unreleased Songs)–of seven-inch vinyl discs featuring nine rare early demos.
home demo recordings that Bowie made solo, accompanying himself on acoustic guitar. The tracks include two demo versions of “Space Oddity,” with one that could be the first-ever recording of the song.
Yesterday (June 8) on Twitter, Bowie’s widow, Iman, posted two sweet remembrances of the icon, writing: “My memory loves you. It asks about you all the time.”
The second features two photos of David and Iman, tagged: “Jan 8th Eternal Memories, Eternal Love #BowieForever.”
Here is the track list of the set, which as of now does not have an official release:
“Mother Grey” (demo)
“In the Heat of the Morning” (demo)
“Goodbye 3d (Threepenny) Joe” (demo)
“Love All Around” (demo)
“London Bye, Ta-Ta” (demo)
“Angel, Angel, Grubby Face” (demo version 1)
“Angel, Angel, Grubby Face” (demo version 2)
“Space Oddity” (demo excerpt)
“Space Oddity” (demo — alternative lyrics) — with Hutch