Aladdin Sane, the landmark 1973 album from David Bowie, is getting the reissue therapy for its fiftieth anniversary. On April 14th, the document can be re-released on a half-speed mastered LP, in addition to an image disc LP pressed from the identical grasp.
With hit singles resembling “The Jean Genie” and “Drive-In Saturday,” Aladdin Sane — launched lower than a yr after Bowie’s momentous breakthrough album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars — marked the Brit’s debut on the US charts. As one of many closing examples of his Ziggy Stardust persona earlier than he was “laid to relaxation” in July 1973, Aladdin Sane additionally boasts maybe essentially the most iconic cowl artwork in Bowie’s mammoth discography, and arguably one of the vital recognizable album covers of all time.
Pre-orders for the fiftieth anniversary reissue of Aladdin Sane are ongoing; together with LP gross sales, you may also take a look at an array of restricted Aladdin Sane-themed merch together with attire, posters, water bottles, stickers, and way more. Take a look at a 4K upgraded remaster of the only “The Jean Genie” under, after which maintain scrolling to see the Aladdin Sane art work and tracklist.
That is simply the most recent within the ever-growing assortment of posthumous Bowie releases; final November, Parlophone shared Divine Symmetry, an enormous field set archiving the musician’s Hunky Dory period. Should you’re unfamiliar his work and uncertain the place to begin, revisit our listing of his 10 most important songs, in addition to our listing of the highest 10 occasions he was cool as hell.
Aladdin Sane fiftieth Anniversary Paintings:
Aladdin Sane fiftieth Anniversary Tracklist:
01. Watch That Man
02. Aladdin Sane (1913–1938–197?)
03. Drive-In Saturday
04. Panic in Detroit
05. Cracked Actor
02. The Prettiest Star
03. Let’s Spend the Night time Collectively
04. The Jean Genie
05. Woman Grinning Soul