New David Bowie Boxed Set Spotlighting 1969-1973 Coming Out

'Five Years' (Rhino)
‘Five Years’ (Rhino)

By David Chiu

One of David Bowie’s memorable songs from the 1972 classic Ziggy Stardust album is the anthemic “Five Years.” Now it’s the title of an upcoming 10-album boxed set, announced Tuesday via a press release, spotlighting the legend’s output from 1969 to 1972—including key studio albums Space Oddity, The Man Who Sold the World, Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Aladdin Sane, and Pin-Ups—along with the Ziggy Stardust motion picture soundtrack, Live Santa Monica ’72, and the 2003 Ken Scott remixed version of Ziggy Stardust. An added bonus to the set will be two discs of b-sides, non-album tracks, and singles versions from the period, with a foreword by Ray Davies. Five Years comes out on Sept. 25. Below is the track list of the bonus discs of rare material: Re:Call 1 Disc One “Space Oddity” (Original UK Mono Single Edit)* “Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud” (Original UK Mono Single Version)* “Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola” “The Prettiest Star” (Original Mono Single Version)* “Conversation Piece”* “Memory Of A Free Festival (Part 1)” “Memory Of A Free Festival (Part 2)” “All The Madmen” (Mono Single Edit)* previously unreleased “Janine”* “Holy Holy” (Original Mono Single Version)* only ever issued on original ’71 Mercury single “Moonage Daydream” (The Arnold Corns Single Version)* “Hang On To Yourself” (The Arnold Corns Single Version)* Disc Two “Changes” (Mono Single Version)* “Andy Warhol” (Mono Single Version)* “Starman” (Original Single Mix) “John, I’m Only Dancing” (Original Single Version) “The Jean Genie” (Original Single Mix) “Drive-In Saturday” (German Single Edit) “Round And Round” “John, I’m Only Dancing” (Sax Version) ‘Time” (U.S. Single Edit) “Amsterdam” “Holy Holy” (Spiders Version)


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