Parlophone Records announced the second installment in their David Bowie boxset series will be released on September 23rd. David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) follows 2014's David Bowie: Five Years (1969 - 1973), picking up where the first set left off and largely focusing on Bowie's "American" years. Released as a 12 CD or 13 LP set, the collection includes Diamond Dogs, David Live (original mix), David Live (2005 mix), The Gouster (previously unreleased as a complete album), Young Americans, Station To Station (1976), Station To Station (2010 Harry Maslin Mix), Live Nassau Coliseum '76, and Re:Call 2. A book featuring rare and previously unpublished photos, press releases, reviews, and technical notes from the album comes with the set (CD edition has 128 page book; LP edition has 84 pages).
Pre-order info will be announced shortly, but in the meantime take a look the tracklisting for The Gouster from the set below and read the press statement for David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 - 1976) here.
1. John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)*
2. Somebody Up There Likes Me
3. It's Gonna Be Me
1. Who Can I Be Now?
2. Can You Hear Me
3. Young Americans
*According to Tony Visconti, the version of "John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)" on the Gouster is an "outrageous...funkafied version of David's classic "John, I'm Only Dancing," a single he wrote and recorded in 1972, only this time our version sounded like it was played live in a loft party in Harlem and he added (Again) to the title."
Published July 26th, 2016