Thursday, July 27, 2017

FLAC: David Bowie "Smiling Through The Darkness" - 2CD - 1987 soundboard collection

David Bowie
August - November 1987
"Smiling Through The Darkness"

Soundboard compilation - EX Stereo

CD-R > PC > TLH > FLAC

01 Intro / Up The Hill Backwards - Ottawa 28Aug87
01 Up The Hill Backwards - Ottawa 28Aug87
02 Glass Spider - Ottawa 28Aug87
03 Day In Day Out - Ottawa 28Aug87
04 Bang Bang - Ottawa 28Aug87
05 Absolute Beginners - Ottawa 28Aug87
06 Loving The Alien - Ottawa 28Aug87
07 China Girl - Ottawa 28Aug87
08 Rebel Rebel - Ottawa 28Aug87
09 Fashion - Ottawa 28Aug87
10 Scary Monsters - Ottawa 28Aug87
11 All the Madmen - Sydney 3Nov87
12 Never Let Me Down - Sydney 3Nov87
13 Big Brother  - Sydney 3Nov87
14 drum solo - Sydney 3Nov87
15 87 and Cry - Sydney 3Nov87

CD 2

16 Heroes - Sydney 3Nov87
17 Sons of the Silent Age - Sydney 3Nov87
18 Time Will Crawl - Sydney 3Nov87
19 Young Americans - Sydney 4Nov87
20 The Jean Genie - Sydney 4Nov87
21 Let's Dance - Sydney 4Nov87
22 Fame - Sydney 4Nov87
23 Time - Sydney 4Nov87
24 I Wanna Be Your Dog - Sydney 4Nov87
25 White Light / White Heat - Sydney 4Nov87
26 Modern Love - Sydney 4Nov87

This is from a CD-R set I have, compiled from three shows - Ottawa 28th August 1987, Sydney 3rd November 1987, and Sydney 4th November 1987

Loving The Alien is particularly good here - nice flute at start + echo on Bowie's voice. Never Let Me Down and Big Brother seem worthy of mention too as standouts here too.

There is a sign of a little disc rot here and there - most noticeably as Modern Love starts. But it's a good compilation, and the 4th November 87 tracks seem harder to find - from what I've seen - than the rest here.

Download this bootleg here
                     

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