David Bowie Serious Moonlight 1983

Serious Moonlight is a recording of the David Bowie concert in Vancouver on September 12, 1983.

It is available as an official live DVD and an unofficial live album CD. I would like David Bowie to tidy up this mess and release it as an authorised CD as there is definitely a place for it within the group of David Bowie live albums.

I haven’t been featuring live concert DVDs without an accompanying CD but I thought I’d make an exception. I’m not sure about the legality of the Serious Moonlight live album but it’s being sold by Play.com and cduniverse.com so I’m guessing that it has a grey status. Legal but not approved by David Bowie.

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David Bowie Live 2013 – He Won’t Tour But He Might Perform

David Bowie has made front page news in the UK in early January 2013 with the announcement of his new single and album.

The world woke up to find out about the single Where Are We Now and the album that is coming in March 2013, The Next Day.

Here is the video for the new single Where Are We Now that goes back to his time in the late 1970s in Berlin when he recorded and released Low, Heroes and Lodger.

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David Bowie Plays Ziggy Stardust Live

In this article I am going to look at how the tracks on the classic David Bowie album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars have featured in his live albums.

I prefer my music live as you will have gathered. The songs are terrific on the Ziggy Stardust studio album but I feel it lacks a bit of punch that you can only get from a live recording.

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David Bowie Glass Spider Live 1987

Glass Spider Live is a live album by David Bowie recorded from performances on 7th and 9th November 1987 performances in Sydney, Australia.

This is recording when Bowie’s star was waning after his extraordinary success in the 70s when his innovations were so popular.

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David Bowie Ziggy Stardust The Motion Picture 1973

Ziggy Stardust The Motion Picture is a live recording of David Bowie in concert at the Hammersmith Odeon, London on 3 July 1973.

This was the final time that David Bowie performed as Ziggy Stardust and is a legal version of the bootleg recording,  His Masters Voice – Bowie and the Spiders From Mars’ Last Stand.

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What Are The Best David Bowie Live & Studio Albums?

This page has two readers polls to help find the best albums by rock superstar David Bowie:

  • best live album by David Bowie
  • best studio album by David Bowie

What are the best David Bowie live albums?

What is the best David Bowie live album? Is it David Live, Stage, one of the more recent albums or one that’s hidden away and you may have missed?

If you are a fan, I’d like you to vote in my poll to find out what popular opinion believes is the best live album by David Bowie.

Because there’s no obvious stand-out favourite with David Bowie – like The Who Live At Leeds or Thin Lizzy’s Live & Dangerous – I’m only letting you vote for your favourite.

I would imagine that David Bowie, the glam rock superstar will attract votes for Santa Monica and the Ziggy Stardust Soundtrack Album.

Other will love the sound of Aladdin sane and Diamond Dogs turned into soul on David Live. Others will like the move out of soul back into rock on Nassau Coliseum and others will love the Brian Eno inspired electronic Bowie found on Stage.

Some might prefer the superior sound quality of the later David Bowie live albums.

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David Bowie Live Nassau Coliseum ’76

Live Nassau Coliseum ’76 is a live concert recording of David Bowie performing in 1976 issued as a bonus to Station To Station Special Edition.

This is a legal version of one of the most famous and best David Bowie bootleg live albums.

It was recorded live at the Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York on 23 March 1976. Chronologically, it fits neatly between David Live from 1974 and Stage in 1978.

It also acts as a transition of Bowie moving into from his plastic soul days to the Brian Eno inspired Berlin based albums.

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