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Album : 1 disk - 14 tracks Total length : 00:53:00

  1. 1 The Next Day (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Guitar - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Other - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - David Torn, Guitar - Gail Ann Dorsey, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Antoine Silverman, Strings - Maxim Moston, Strings - Hiroko Taguchi, Strings - Anja Wood, Strings - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Other - Tony Visconti, Producer - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  2. 2 Dirty Boys (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - Earl Slick, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Tony Levin, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Steve Elson, Baritone Saxophone - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  3. 3 The Stars (Are Out Tonight) (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Acoustic Guitar - David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Other - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - David Torn, Guitar - Gail Ann Dorsey, Background Vocal - Gail Ann Dorsey, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Steve Elson, Baritone Saxophone - Steve Elson, Contrabass - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Other - Tony Visconti, Producer - Tony Visconti, Recorder - Antoine Silverman, Strings - Maxim Moston, Strings - Hiroko Taguchi, Strings - Anja Wood, Strings - Janice Pedarvis, Background Vocal - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under license to Sony Music Entertainment

  4. 4 Love Is Lost (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Keyboards - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - Gail Ann Dorsey, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  5. 5 Where Are We Now? (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Keyboards - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - Tony Levin, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Henry Hey, Piano - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Tony Visconti, Strings - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under license to Sony Music Entertainment

  6. 6 Valentine's Day (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Earl Slick, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Bass - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Sterling Campbell, Drums - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  7. 7 If You Can See Me (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Keyboards - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - David Torn, Guitar - Tony Levin, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Zachary Alford, Percussion - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Gail Ann Dorsey, Background Vocal - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  8. 8 I'd Rather Be High (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Tony Levin, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  9. 9 Boss Of Me (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Composer - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - Gerry Leonard, Lyricist - Tony Levin, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Steve Elson, Baritone Saxophone - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Tony Visconti, Recorder - Gail Ann Dorsey, Background Vocal - Janice Pedarvis, Background Vocal - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  10. 10 Dancing Out In Space (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Keyboards - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - David Torn, Guitar - Gail Ann Dorsey, Bass - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Zachary Alford, Drums - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  11. 11 How Does The Grass Grow? (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Keyboards - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Jerry Lordan, Composer - Jerry Lordan, Lyricist - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - David Torn, Guitar - Gail Ann Dorsey, Background Vocal - Gail Ann Dorsey, Bass - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Zachary Alford, Drums - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  12. 12 (You Will) Set The World On Fire (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Earl Slick, Guitar - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Bass - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Producer - Sterling Campbell, Drums - Sterling Campbell, Tambourine - Gail Ann Dorsey, Background Vocal - Janice Pedarvis, Background Vocal - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  13. 13 You Feel So Lonely You Could Die (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Acoustic Guitar - David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Other - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - David Torn, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Other - Tony Visconti, Producer - Gail Ann Dorsey, Background Vocal - Gail Ann Dorsey, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Henry Hey, Piano - Antoine Silverman, Strings - Maxim Moston, Strings - Hiroko Taguchi, Strings - Anja Wood, Strings - Janice Pedarvis, Background Vocal - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  14. 14 Heat (Album Version)

    David Bowie, Acoustic Guitar - David Bowie, Composer - David Bowie, Lyricist - David Bowie, Other - David Bowie, Performer - David Bowie, Producer - David Bowie, Vocal - Gerry Leonard, Guitar - David Torn, Guitar - Tony Visconti, Engineer - Tony Visconti, Mixing Engineer - Tony Visconti, Other - Tony Visconti, Producer - Gail Ann Dorsey, Bass - Zachary Alford, Drums - Antoine Silverman, Strings - Maxim Moston, Strings - Hiroko Taguchi, Strings - Anja Wood, Strings - Mario McNulty, Engineer - Brian Thorn, Assistant Engineer - Kabir Hermon, Assistant Engineer - Dave McNair, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 ISO Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

About

Say this for David Bowie: he has a flair for drama. This abiding love of the theatrical may not be as evident in the production of The Next Day as it is in its presentation, how Bowie sprung it upon the world early in 2013 following a decade of undeclared retirement. Reasons for Bowie's absence were many and few, perhaps related to a health scare in 2004, perhaps due to a creative dry spell, perhaps he simply didn't have songs to sing, or perhaps he had a lingering suspicion that by the time the new millennium was getting into full swing he was starting to be taken for granted. He had settled into a productive purple patch in the late '90s, a development that was roundly ignored by all except the devoted and the press, who didn't just give Hours, Heathen, and Reality a pass, they recognized them as a strong third act in a storied career. That same sentiment applies to The Next Day, an album recorded with largely the same team as Reality -- the same musicians and the same producer, his longtime lieutenant Tony Visconti -- and, appropriately, shares much of the same moody, meditative sound as its predecessor Heathen. What's different is the reception, which is appropriately breathless because Bowie has been gone so long we all know what we've missed. And The Next Day is designed to remind us all of why we've missed him, containing hints of the Thin White Duke and Ziggy Stardust within what is largely an elegant, considered evocation of the Berlin Bowie so calculating it opens with a reworking of "Beauty & The Beast," and is housed in an artful desecration of the Heroes LP cover. Unlike his Berlin trilogy of the late '70s, The Next Day is rarely unsettling. Apart from the crawling closer "Heat" -- a quiet, shimmering, hallucination-channeling late-'70s Scott Walker -- the album has been systematically stripped of eeriness, trading discomfort for pleasure at every turn. And pleasure it does deliver, as nobody knows how to do classic Bowie like Bowie and Visconti, the two life-long collaborators sifting through their past, picking elements that relate to what Bowie is now: an elder statesman who made a conscious decision to leave innovation behind long ago. This persistent, well-manicured nostalgia could account for the startling warmth that exudes from The Next Day; even when a melody sighs with an air of resigned melancholia, as it does on "Where Are We Now?," it never delves into sadness, it stays afloat in a warm, soothing bath. That overwhelming familiarity is naturally quite appealing for anyone well-versed in Bowie lore, but The Next Day isn't a career capper; it lacks the ambition to be anything so grand. The Next Day neither enhances nor diminishes anything that came before, it's merely a sweet coda to a towering career. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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