David Bowie – Welcome To The Blackout (Live London ’78) (2018) [FLAC 24bit/192kHz]

David Bowie – Welcome To The Blackout (Live London ’78) (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 01:47:28 minutes | 4,08 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Rhino

After completing Low and Heroes, the first two albums of his Berlin trilogy, David Bowie spent most of 1978 touring the world. During this huge tour, baptised as Isolar II, he sang in front of a million people across 70 concerts in 12 countries! The star was free from his addiction problems which up until then had seen him go on stage only after having ingested astronomical quantities of cocaine… Recorded in April and May 1978 and released in September the same year, the live Stage album showed a Bowie in full transition, struggling with his glam beginnings, his soul music future and his present new wave. First published for the occasion of the Record Store Days in April 2018, Welcome To The Blackout (Live London’78) also captures this period. Recorded at Earls Court in London on June 30th and July 1st 1979 by Tony Visconti, this is a previously unreleased double live album offering more energetic versions than those on stage. The fascinating tracks from Low and Heroes lose some of their eccentricity on stage. And the “old hits” like Rebel Rebel and Ziggy Stardust gain in luxury what they lose in violence, even if on Suffragette City the singer does seem totally possessed. Finally, the lead guitarist Adrian Belew and rhythmic guitarist Carlos Alomar knit together stunning interventions to accompany the Thin White Duke. An unmissable document for Bowie fans. – Marc Zisman

1. David Bowie – Warszawa (Live) (06:27)
2. David Bowie – Heroes (Live) (07:33)
3. David Bowie – What In The World (Live) (04:01)
4. David Bowie – Be My Wife (Live) (02:45)
5. David Bowie – The Jean Genie (Live) (06:34)
6. David Bowie – Blackout (Live) (03:42)
7. David Bowie – Sense Of Doubt (Live) (03:25)
8. David Bowie – Speed Of Life (Live) (02:37)
9. David Bowie – Sound And Vision (Live) (03:10)
10. David Bowie – Breaking Glass (Live) (03:31)
11. David Bowie – Fame (Live) (03:52)
12. David Bowie – Beauty And The Beast (Live) (04:58)
13. David Bowie – Five Years (Live) (06:08)
14. David Bowie – Soul Love (Live) (02:51)
15. David Bowie – Star (Live) (02:30)
16. David Bowie – Hang On To Yourself (Live) (02:39)
17. David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust (Live) (03:24)
18. David Bowie – Suffragette City (Live) (03:50)
19. David Bowie – Art Decade (Live) (03:08)
20. David Bowie – Alabama Song (Live) (03:58)
21. David Bowie – Station To Station (Live) (11:08)
22. David Bowie – TVC 15 (Live) (04:17)
23. David Bowie – Stay (Live) (06:58)
24. David Bowie – Rebel Rebel (Live) (03:51)