David Bowie - Reality
NME.COM feature on David Bowie - Reality album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 30 November 2002
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- New Killer Star
- Pablo Picasso
- Never Get Old
- The Loneliest Guy
- Looking For Water
- She'll Drive The Big Car
- Fall Dog Bombs The Moon
- Try Some, Buy Some
- Bring Me The Disco King
- Waterloo Sunset
Rather than reinventing Bowie, it absorbs his past and moves it on, hungry for more
- Mar 4, 2013
Downbeat lead track from 'The Next Day', his first album in 10 years
- Jan 8, 2013
Live Santa Monica ’72
- Jul 1, 2008
The artist released his last album 'The Next Day' in 2013
Tony Visconti and Mick Woodmansey will lead band in recreating 'The Man Who Sold The World'
Film was previously shown for one day only to coincide with the 'David Bowie Is' exhibition
David Bowie - Reality: Wikipedia Album Entry
Reality is an album by the British singer-songwriter David Bowie, released in 2003. The album was well received by fans and critics and was one of Bowie's most critically acclaimed albums since Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps), alongside Heathen. It is his latest album to date.
Some of the lyrics found in Reality deal with Bowie's perception of himself as an old person, as in the songs "The Loneliest Guy", "Days", the ironic "Never Get Old", and especially on the nostalgic "Bring Me The Disco King". The album also makes reference to the 9/11 attacks in "New Killer Star" and the concept of Reality as subjective.
Over the promotional period, the album was released in a variety of formats. The standard release was a single jewel case CD version, followed by the CD with a three track bonus CD in digipak format. The album was then released as a multichannel hybrid SACD, and then reissued with a bonus live DVD recorded in London.
All songs written by David Bowie except where noted.
1. "New Killer Star" – 4:40
2. "Pablo Picasso" (John Cale/Jonathan Richman) – 4:06
3. "Never Get Old" – 4:25
4. "The Loneliest Guy" – 4:11
5. "Looking for Water" – 3:28
6. "She'll Drive the Big Car" – 4:35
7. "Days" – 3:19
8. "Fall Dog Bombs the Moon" – 4:04
9. "Try Some, Buy Some" (George Harrison) – 4:24
10. "Reality" – 4:23
11. "Bring Me the Disco King" – 7:45
Limited Edition Bonus Disc
1. "Fly" – 4:10
2. "Queen of All the Tarts (Overture)" – 2:53
3. "Rebel Rebel" (2002 re-recording) – 3:10
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