David Bowie announces “Young Americans” 40th anniversary 7″ picture disc

2007 Tony Visconti's 2007 mix is coming soon...

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2007 Tony Visconti’s 2007 mix is coming soon…

David Bowie has announced the latest in his ongoing 7″ anniversary picture disc series.

He will release a 40th anniversary edition of “Young Americans” on February 23, 2015.

Originally released in Spring 1975 and taken from the album of the same name, this 2007 Tony Visconti single mix is making its vinyl debut.

The AA-side, which runs at 33 1/3 r.p.m, “It’s Gonna Be Me (with strings)” is an alternate version of an outtake from the 1974 Sigma Sound sessions in Philadelphia. It was first released on the Young Americans album special edition in 2007 and is also making it first appearance on vinyl.

The tracklisting is:
Young Americans (2007 Tony Visconti mix single edit)
(David Bowie)
Produced & mixed by Tony Visconti
2007 Mix by Tony Visconti.
Pro-Tools engineer Mario McNulty
Mixed at Looking Glass Studio, Studio B. With thanks to Dave d’Arcy

AA-Side (33 1/3 r.p.m)
It’s Gonna Be Me (with strings)
(David Bowie)
Produced & mixed by Tony Visconti
Pro-Tools engineer Mario McNulty
Mixed at Looking Glass Studio, Studio B.
String arrangements by Tony Visconti
Vocal arrangements by David Bowie & Luther Vandross
Recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia, PA.


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