David Bowie is releasing a 7″ picture disc of “Diamond Dogs” on June 16.
The single was originally released in June, 1974. For this fortieth anniversary reissue, it will be a double A-side with Tony Visconti’s 2005 mix of the version of the song that appears the David Live album.
This is the latest in the run of 40th anniversary 7″ picture discs released by Parlophone Records, following on from “Starman”, “John I’m Only Dancing”, “The Jean Genie”, “Drive In Saturday”, “Live On Mars”, “Sorrow”, “Rebel Rebel”. Last week, Bowie released “Rock’n’Roll Suicide” picture disc for Record Store Day.
DIAMOND DOGS LIMITED EDITION 40th ANNIVERSARY PICTURE DISC 33 1/3RPM
A-Side Diamond Dogs
Arranged & produced by David Bowie
Mixed by David Bowie & Tony Visconti
Recorded at Olympic & Island Studios, London
AA – Side Diamond Dogs (David Live – 2005 mix)
Produced & mixed by Tony Visconti
Recorded live at Tower Theater, Philadelphia, July 1974
Catalogue Number DBDOGS 40
The image on the A side of the picture disc is an outtake from the famous session shot by photographer Terry O’Neill and the AA side features a previously unseen image from the 1974 US tour.