Preview ‘Moonage Daydream’ with Unique Mix of David Bowie’s “Modern Love”; Documentary/Album Out 9/16


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Moonage Daydream is a new film from director Brett Morgen (who helmed 2012’s Crossfire Hurricane Rolling Stones documentary, 2015’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck and 2017’s Jane) set for release this fall. Officially sanctioned by the David Bowie estate, it promises to answer — or at least discuss — some major storylines pertaining to the late musician/cultural icon.

The documentary, which will be released on Sept. 16, comes with anticipation that was only amplified by the alluring tones and aesthetics of the official trailer, which can be seen below:

A companion soundtrack album will also be made available on release day, and like the film promises to be a special collection for Bowie fans. A news release states that the album features songs spanning Bowie’s career and includes previously unheard material, unique mixes created for the film and this release, along with dialogue from Bowie himself.

Highlights include a previously unreleased live medley of ‘The Jean Genie / Love Me Do / The Jean Genie” recorded live at the final Ziggy Stardust concert at Hammersmith Odeon in 1973, featuring Jeff Beck on guitar. Other rarities include an early version of the Hunky Dory favorite “Quicksand” and a previously unreleased live version of “Rock ’n’ Roll With Me” from the legendary 1974 Soul Tour.

As a preview of the album, a unique mix of the Bowie classic “Modern Love” was debuted on Thursday. Emphasizing the piano and instrumentation of the original song, this is a fresh take on one of Bowie’s biggest hits:

Pre-orders for the Moonage Daydream album are expected to be up shortly in our Rock Cellar Store

The album will be released digitally on Sept. 16, with a 2-CD edition following on Nov. 18 and a 3-LP set in 2023.

The track listing for the 2-CD set:

CD1

1. “Time… one of the most complex expressions…”
2.  Ian Fish U.K. Heir (Moonage Daydream Mix 1)
3.  Hallo Spaceboy (Moonage Daydream Remix Edit)
4.  Medley: Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud / All The Young Dudes / Oh! You Pretty Things (Live)
5.  Life On Mars? (2016 Mix Moonage Daydream Edit)
6.  Moonage Daydream (Live)
7.  The Jean Genie / Love Me Do / The Jean Genie (Live) (featuring Jeff Beck)
8.  The Light (Excerpt)*
9.  Warszawa (Live Moonage Daydream Edit)
10. Quicksand (Early Version 2021 Mix)
11. Medley: Future Legend / Diamonds Dogs intro / Cracked Actor
12. Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me (Live in Buffalo 8th November 1974)
13. Aladdin Sane (Moonage Daydream Edit)
14. Subterraneans
16. Space Oddity (Moonage Daydream Mix)
17. V-2 Schneider

CD2

1.  Sound And Vision (Moonage Daydream Mix)
2.  A New Career In A New Town (Moonage Daydream Mix)
3.  Word On A Wing (Moonage Daydream Excerpt)
4. “Heroes” (Live Moonage Daydream Edit)
5.  D.J. (Moonage Daydream Mix)
6.  Ashes To Ashes (Moonage Daydream Mix)
7.  Move On (Moonage Daydream acappella Mix Edit)
8.  Moss Garden (Moonage Daydream Edit)
9.  Cygnet Committee/Lazarus (Moonage Daydream Mix)
10. Memory Of A Free Festival (Harmonium Edit)
11. Modern Love (Moonage Daydream Mix)
12. Let’s Dance (Live Moonage Daydream Edit)
13. The Mysteries (Moonage Daydream Mix)
14. Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide (Live Moonage Daydream Edit)
15. Ian Fish U.K. Heir (Moonage Daydream Mix 2)
16. Word On A Wing (Moonage Daydream Mix)
17. Hallo Spaceboy (live Moonage Daydream Mix)
18. I Have Not Been To Oxford Town (Moonage Daydream Acappella Mix Edit)
19. “Heroes”: IV. Sons Of The Silent Age (Excerpt) *
20. ★ (Moonage Daydream Mix Edit)
21. Ian Fish U.K. Heir (Moonage Daydream Mix Excerpt)
22. Memory Of A Free Festival (Moonage Daydream Mix Edit)
23. Starman
24. “You’re aware of a deeper existence…”
23. Changes
24. “Let me tell you one thing…”
25. “Well, you know what this has been an incredible pleasure…”

*Performed by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop



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