Two Rare David Bowie Albums To Be Released For Record Day

Two previously unreleased David Bowie albums are set to be released to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day. Both of these albums will be limited edition.

‘Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles 1974)’ is a three album set that was recorded in September 1974 for the Philly Dogs Tour which had never officially been released. ‘Bowpromo’ is a 1971 promo album that original featured songs from both David Bowie and Dana Gillespie. The limited edition re-release will only contain David Bowie tracks. The album features alternative version of songs that later went on to appear on Hunky Dory, which was also was released in 1971.

Two David Bowie Record Store Day releases have been announced
Two David Bowie Record Store Day releases have been announced Credit: Getty

At the moment, it is not known how many of these limited edition albums will be released but it is said that less than 500 copies of ‘Bowpromo’ were made

Full set list of both albums below.

Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles 1974)

Side 1:



Rebel Rebel

Moonage Daydream

Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing

Side 2:


Suffragette City

Aladdin Sane

All The Young Dudes

Cracked Actor

Side 3:

Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me

Knock on Wood

It’s Gonna Be Me

Space Oddity

Side 4:

Diamond Dogs

Big Brother


Side 5:

The Jean Genie

Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide

John, I’m Only Dancing (Again)

Side 6:

David Bowie logo etching


Oh! You Pretty Things

Eight Line Poem


It Ain’t Easy

Queen Bitch

Quicksand Bombers / Andy Warhol Intro

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