David Bowie’s ‘Diamond Dogs’ feat. ‘Rebel Rebel'” is his eighth studio album released on May 24, 1974 by RCA.
Track Listing : 1.Future Legend (David Bowie) – 01:05 . 2.Diamond Dogs (David Bowie) – 05:56 . 3.Sweet Thing (David Bowie) – 03:39 . 4.Candidate (David Bowie) – 02:40 . 5.Sweet Thing (Reprise) (David Bowie) – 02:31 . 6.Rebel Rebel (David Bowie) – 04:30 . 7.Rock ‘N’ Roll With Me (David Bowie, Warren Peace) – 04:00 . 8.We Are The Dead (David Bowie) – 04:58 . 9.1984 (David Bowie) – 03:27 . 10.Big Brother (David Bowie) – 03:21 . 11.Chant Of The Ever Circling Skeletal Family (David Bowie) – 02:00
Musicians : David Bowie – Vocals, Guitars, Saxes, Moog Synthesizer, Mellotron . Earl Slick – Guitar On (7) . Mike Garson – Keyboards . Herbie Flowers – Bass Guitar . Tony Newman – Drums . Aynsley Dunbar – Drums . Alan Parker – Guitar On (9) . Tony Visconti – Strings
Production : Produced By David Bowie Tony Visconti – Mixing . Keith Harwood – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Lee Black Childers – Photography . Ken Regan – Photography . Guy Peellaert – Painting
Recorded January 1974 – February 1974 At Olympic Studios And Island Studios, London; Ludolph Studios, Nederhorst Den Berg.
Released On May 24, 1974 By Rca.
The Hideous Ecstasy Of Fear: Diamond Dogs 40 Years On Perhaps it is one of the 1970s’ key works: a bit glamorous, a bit grim, pulling wildly in different directions. It is a testament to the rock star as more than a false idol or wild mutation – a tarted-up vessel, teasing hip-swivelling artifice, but containing sad messages and strange warnings for the human condition. […]
His bleakest album until recent swansong Blackstar, Diamond Dogs is a bummer, a bad trip, “No Fun”—a sustained work of decadence and dread that transforms corrosion into celebration. […]
It was also the first time he heavily experimented with the ‘cut-up’ writing technique famously deployed by author William Burroughs – a creative process Bowie would return to throughout his career. […]
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