The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust - 1st - EX

DAVID BOWIE The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (Original 1972 UK first issue 11-track vinyl LP with 'Titantic/Chrysalis' credit on the labels, picture sleeve & illustrated lyric inner. This first issue pre-dates the Mainman contract and as such has no reference to Mainman anywhere on the cover or label. The sleeve displays only mild signs of storage, and the inner has no splits or rips remaining near mint. The labels both remain very clean whilst the vinyl remains excellent condition with minimal signs of play. A very nice example! SF8287)

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Release Year 1972 - 47 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format vinyl LP album (LP record)
Record Label RCA Victor
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Product Catalogue No SF8287
Music Genre Rock, Male Solo
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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Tracklisting & More Information

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Every track on Ziggy Stardust & The Siders From Mars sounds like it was pulled from the rock 'n' roll bible. The album created a mythology that reached beyond the Chuck Berry folklorisms of the everyday rocker to create a new type of rockstar.

With Ziggy, Bowie created a viable alter-ego to descend onto the planet and wreak havoc on rock's fertile soil and in doing so, he created the most original rock creation since the music's inception 20 years before.

Musically, the album was as inspired as Ziggy's persona. Mick Ronson's snarling guitar evoked the triumphant power of the late '60s guitar heroes, but added a flash so dynamic fans knew why the Spiders were labelled 'glitter rockers'.

History
This first issue pre-dates the Mainman contract and as such there are NO Mainman references or logos anywhere on the sleeve or record label. There is a logo on the rear of the sleeve with the text 'A Gem Production'

The matrix numbers in the run out groove are:
BGBS 0864 -1E & BGBS 0865-2E

Tracklisting
1. Five Years
2. Soul Love
3. Moonage Daydream
4. Starman
5. It Ain't Easy
6. Lady Stardust
7. Star
8. Hang on to Yourself
9. Ziggy Stardust
10. Suffragette City
11. Rock & Roll Suicide

LP RECORD  
Recording Artist David Bowie
Product Title The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust - 1st - EX
Product Information David Bowie The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust - 1st - EX UK vinyl LP album (LP record).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
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