February 4, 2023

Aladdin Sane, the landmark 1973 album from David Bowie, is getting the reissue therapy for its fiftieth anniversary. On April 14th, the document might 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 ultimate examples of his Ziggy Stardust persona earlier than he was “laid to relaxation” in July 1973, Aladdin Sane additionally boasts maybe probably the most iconic cowl artwork in Bowie’s mammoth discography, and arguably one of the 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 try an array of restricted Aladdin Sane-themed merch together with attire, posters, water bottles, stickers, and far more. Take a look at a 4K upgraded remaster of the one “The Jean Genie” under, after which hold 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, a large field set archiving the musician’s Hunky Dory period. Should you’re unfamiliar his work and not sure the place to start out, revisit our record of his 10 most important songs, in addition to our record of the highest 10 instances he was cool as hell.

Aladdin Sane fiftieth Anniversary Art work:

Aladdin Sane fiftieth Anniversary Tracklist:
Aspect One:
01. Watch That Man
02. Aladdin Sane (1913–1938–197?)
03. Drive-In Saturday
04. Panic in Detroit
05. Cracked Actor

Aspect Two:
01. Time
02. The Prettiest Star
03. Let’s Spend the Evening Collectively
04. The Jean Genie
05. Woman Grinning Soul

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