David Bowie Record Announced for Record Store Day

Record Store Day is on April 20, and a special David Bowie release is among the offerings.

The announcement came on what would have been David Bowie’s 77th birthday on Jan 8.

Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth, which features recordings made at Trident Studios in December 1971, will be available in record stores on April 20.

The record features an early track list of songs for what would become Bowie’s classic 1972 album, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars.

The special release features four songs that didn’t make it on Ziggy Stardust: “Round and Round,” “Amsterdam,” “Holy Holy” and “Velvet Goldmine.” Missing from the album is “Starman,” which was actually one of the last songs recorded for the album.  

Here is the track list for Waiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth):

Side 1

“Five Years”
“Soul Love”
“Moonage Daydream”
“Round And Round”

Side 2

“Hang On To Yourself”
“Ziggy Stardust”
“Velvet Goldmine”
“Holy Holy”
“Lady Stardust”

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