A deluxe boxset edition, named Divine Symmetry (An Alternate Journey
Through Hunky Dory arrives on 25 November. Pre-order info here
Content: Unreleased home demos, live recordings, radio
sessions, and more from the rock legend’s fertile 1971.
The 4CD/1Blu-ray set, features 48 unreleased tracks in total, including Bowie’s own home and hotel recordings for tracks that wound up on Hunky Dory, as well as unreleased songs like ‘King of the City’, ‘Tired of My Life” ‘Right On Mother’, ‘How Lucky You Are (Miss Peculiar)‘ and more.
The additional discs are filled out with Bowie’s entire John Peel session from June 1971 — only a handful of the recordings previously appeared on the Bowie at the Beeb compilation, plus additional never-officially-released BBC recordings, the unearthed BOWPROMO EP, single mixes, b-sides, and alternate versions of the Hunky Dory tracks.
Hear a taster here.
Bowie’s unreleased rendition of the LP’s track Kooks
from the BBC’s Sounds of the 70s With Bob Harris.
Original full album via Spotify