DAVID BOWIE – ” Brilliant Adventure (E.P.) and Toy (E.P.) ” Two Bowie Releases For Record Store Day 2022

Posted: March 6, 2022 in MUSIC

“A real life adventure…” ISO Records and Parlophone Records are proud to announce the release of two very special David Bowie limited edition vinyl/CD E.P.s for Record Store Day 2022, on 23rd April.

Brilliant Adventure” (E.P.) and “Toy” (E.P.) (You’ve Got It Made With All The Toys). Both feature unreleased versions, live tracks and mixes from the era covered in the recent “Brilliant Adventure” and “Toy:Box” boxsets. LIMITED EDITION RSD 2022 RELEASES OUT 23rd APRIL FEATURING PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED VERSIONS, LIVE TRACKS & MIXES

Brilliant Adventure” E.P. (12” Vinyl / CD) & “Toy” E.P. (You’ve Got It Made With All The Toys) (10” Vinyl / CD) The Brilliant Adventure E.P. has four previously unreleased tracks from the “Outside” era. ‘Johnny Downloader’ is an early version of ‘I’m Afraid Of Americans’ recorded during the sessions with Brian Eno for the album and mixed in November 1994. An alternative single mix of ‘I Have Not Been To Oxford Town’. The “Brilliant Adventure” ep has four unheard tracks from the 1Outside era; ‘Johnny Downloader’, an early version of ‘I’m Afraid of Americans’ recorded during the sessions with Brian Eno for the album and mixed in November 1994 but not released on a Bowie album until 1997’s Earthling, an alternative single mix of ‘I Have Not Been To Oxford Town’ and two tracks, 1.

Outside’s ‘A Small Plot of Land’ and the Jacques Brel cover ‘My Death’, performed by Bowie and pianist Mike Garson at a fundraiser for the New York public theatre at the Shakespeare festival in New York on 18th September, 1995.

DAVID BOWIE – “Brilliant Adventure” 4 Track E.P. (12” VINYL / CD) – All Tracks Previously Unreleased Tracklisting: Side 1: 1 – JOHNNY DOWNLOADER (AKA I’M AFRAID OF AMERICANS EARLY VERSION) 2 – I HAVE NOT BEEN TO OXFORD TOWN (ALTERNATIVE SINGLE MIX)

Side 2: 3 – A SMALL PLOT OF LAND (LIVE AT THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, NEW YORK, 18th SEPTEMBER, 1995) 4 – MY DEATH (LIVE AT THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, NEW YORK, 18th SEPTEMBER, 1995).

The 6-track 10” vinyl and CD Toy E.P. (You’ve Got It Made With All The Toys) features the following…

“Shadow Man” (Vocal and Piano Mix)’, a previously unreleased alternative stripped back mix of the Toy album track. Three tracks previously only available as streaming singles making their physical debut: ‘YOU’VE GOT A HABIT OF LEAVING’ (RADIO EDIT), ‘SILLY BOY BLUE’ (ALTERNATIVE ENDING MIX) and ‘CAN’T HELP THINKING ABOUT ME’ (LIVE MARK RADCLIFFE SHOW BBC RADIO 1 SESSION).~ Live versions of ‘I DIG EVERYTHING’ and ‘THE LONDON BOYS’ recorded at the Glastonbury warm-up BowieNet show at the Roseland Ballroom, New York on 19th June, 2000.

SIDE 1 TRACK 2 AND SIDE 2 TRACKS 2 AND 3 ARE PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED. ALL TRACKS ARE PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE ON CD AND VINYL

SIDE 1: 1 – YOU’VE GOT A HABIT OF LEAVING (RADIO EDIT) 2 – SHADOW MAN (VOCAL AND PIANO MIX) 3 – SILLY BOY BLUE (ALTERNATIVE ENDING MIX)

SIDE 2: 1 – CAN’T HELP THINKING ABOUT ME (LIVE RADIO SESSION) (Mark Radcliffe Show 1999) 2 – I DIG EVERYTHING LIVE (LIVE) (Roseland Ballroom 2000) 3 – THE LONDON BOYS (LIVE) (Roseland Ballroom 2000).

“Brilliant Adventure” E.P. (12” VINYL / CD) Toy E.P.(You’ve Got It Made With All The Toys) (10” VINYL / CD)

Released By ISO Records/Parlophone ON 23rd April 2022

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