David Bowie to reissue 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust...' in June

Seminal album celebrates its 40th anniversary this summer

David Bowie to reissue 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust...' in June
David Bowie has announced that he will be reissuing his seminal 1972 album 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars' in June.

The record, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this summer, will be re-released on June 5 on both CD and vinyl.

The re-release will contain remastered audio of all 11 of the album's tracks. In addition, the vinyl includes an audio DVD featuring previously unreleased mixes of some of the album's tracks.

'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars' is a concept album based around a character named Ziggy Stardust, an alien who arrives on Planet Earth in its dying years and attempts to convey a message of hope via a career as a rock 'n' roll star. It is a constant feature of lists which seek to name the best albums of all time.

To read more about David Bowie and the making of 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust', pick up the new issue of NME's sister titleUncut, which is on UK newsstands now or available digitally.

The tracklisting for the new reissues of'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars' are as follows:

CD Version

'Five Years'
'Soul Love'
'Moonage Daydream'
'Starman'
'It Ain't Easy'
'Lady Stardust'
'Star'
'Hang On To Yourself'
'Ziggy Stardust'
'Suffragette City'
'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide'


180-gram vinyl and DVD package

Side 1

'Five Years'
'Soul Love'
'Moonage Daydream'
'Starman'
'It Ain't Easy'


Side 2

'Lady Stardust'
'Star'
'Hang on to Yourself'
'Ziggy Stardust'
'Suffragette City'
'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide'


DVD [audio only]

'Five Years'
'Soul Love'
'Moonage Daydream'
'Starman'
'It Ain't Easy'
'Lady Stardust'
'Star'
'Hang On To Yourself'
'Ziggy Stardust'
'Suffragette City'
'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide'
'Five Years
'Soul Love'
'Moonage Daydream'
'Starman'
'It Ain't Easy'
'Lady Stardust'
'Star'
'Hang On To Yourself'
'Ziggy Stardust'
'Suffragette City'
'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide'
'Moonage Daydream' (Instrumental) *
'The Supermen' *
'Velvet Goldmine' *
'Sweet Head'*


* = Previously unreleased mixes

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