This collection celebrates the twelve months running up to the release of the album HUNKY DORY in December 1971 via home demos, BBC radio sessions and live and studio recordings. DIVINE SYMMETRY contains 48 previously unreleased tracks/demos from the period, and new alternative mixes of HUNKY DORY tracks by original co-producer Ken Scott.Two books accompany DIVINE SYMMETRY, a 100-page hardback book featuring exclusive memorabilia and photos alongside a 60-page replica composite of Bowie's notebooks from the era featuring handwritten lyrics, costume drawings, recording notes and set lists. The sleeve notes have been written for the release by Bowie expert Tris Penna, along with contributions from HUNKY DORY co-producer Ken Scott, lifelong Bowie friends Geoff MacCormack and George Underwood, singer Dana Gillespie, guitarist Mark Pritchett, Friars Aylesbury promoter David Stopps, publisher Bob Grace and photographer Louanne Richards. CD 1: THE SONGWRITING DEMOS PLUS. 1 Tired Of My Life (demo). 2 How Lucky You Are (aka Miss Peculiar) (demo). 4 Looking For A Friend (demo). 5 Waiting For The Man (San Francisco hotel recording). 6 Quicksand (San Francisco hotel recording). 7 King Of The City (demo). 8 Song For Bob Dylan (demo). 9 Right On Mother (demo).
CD 2: BBC RADIO IN CONCERT: JOHN PEEL. 4 Looking For A Friend. 7 Song For Bob Dylan. 9 It Ain't Easy.12 Looking For A Friend. 14 Song For Bob Dylan. 16 It Ain't Easy. BBC RADIO SESSION AND LIVE. 17 Song For Bob Dylan.
19 Looking For A Friend. 21 Waiting For The Man. Recorded live to 2 track tape. ALTERNATIVE MIXES, SINGLES AND VERSIONS. 6 Bombers - Andy Warhol intro.
7 Lightning Frightening (aka The Man). 10 Andy Warhol (full length mono single). 11 Amsterdam (single b-side mix). 13 Changes (2021 alternative mix).
15 Quicksand (2021 mix - early version). 16 Fill Your Heart (2021 alternative mix). 17 Bombers (2021 alternative mix). 18 Song For Bob Dylan (2021 alternative mix). 19 The Bewlay Brothers (2021 alternative mix).
9 Song For Bob Dylan. A DIVINE SYMMETRY (AN ALTERNATIVE JOURNEY THROUGH HUNKY DORY). 1 Changes (2021 alternative mix).
You Pretty Things (BOWPROMO mix). 3 Eight Line Poem (BOWPROMO mix).
6 Quicksand (2021 mix - early version). 7 Fill Your Heart (2021 alternative mix).8 Bombers (2021 alternative mix). 9 Andy Warhol (original mix).
10 Song For Bob Dylan (2021 alternative mix). 11 Queen Bitch (BOWPROMO mix). 12 The Bewlay Brothers (2021 alternative mix). SOUNDS OF THE 70S: BOB HARRIS. Pre-orders placed less than 2 weeks before release may not arrive until after the release date.
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