The first in a series of box sets spanning his career.
The thirteen-piece vinyl set features all of the material
officially released by Bowie during the nascent stage of his career from
1969 to 1973.
The Vinyl boxset includes tracks that have never before appeared on
CD/digitally as well as new remasters.
Exclusive to the box sets will be Re:Call 1 a new compilation of
non-album singles, single versions & b-sides.
It features a previously unreleased single edit of All The Madmen,
which was originally set for a U.S. release but was never actually
Also included is the original version of Holy Holy, which was only
ever released on the original 1971 Mercury single and hasn’t been
available on any release since.
Also exclusive to all versions of Five Years 1969 – 1973 will be a
2003 stereo remix of ‘The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From
Mars’ by the album’s original co-producer Ken Scott, previously only
available on DVD with the LP/DVD format of the 40th anniversary edition of
The vinyl box set has the same content as the CD set on pressed on
audiophile quality 180g vinyl.
The box set’s accompanying book, 84 pages in the vinyl set, features
rarely seen photos as well as technical notes about each album from
producers Tony Visconti and Ken Scott, an original press review for each
album and a short foreword by legendary Kinks front man Ray Davies.
An alternate cover has been created for the 2003 mix of Ziggy
Stardust by Ken Scott, which features an outtake from the original Heddon
Street photo session. There is also newly originated artwork for Re:Call 1
featuring a 1973 in-studio image from renowned photographer Mick
DAVID BOWIE FIVE YEARS 1969 – 1973 includes:
6 Original Studio Albums: David Bowie AKA Space Oddity* The Man Who
Sold The World* Hunky Dory* The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The
Spiders From Mars Aladdin Sane PinUps* *New 2015 Remasters.
2 Live Albums: Live Santa Monica ‘72 Ziggy Stardust: The Motion
Exclusive to the Box Sets: The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And
The Spiders From Mars (2003 Ken Scott mix) ‘Re:Call 1’ 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)* 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)
Velvet Goldmine All tracks stereo except *mono.
Pictures are of the actual item.
Box is opened but records have never been played so mint - brand new.
Box will be shipped in original shipping cardboard box for added protection.
Apart from a scuff on the cover of Ziggy 2003 mix which is barely noticeable and slight mark on book cover (see pics), everything is in mint condition.