May 30, 2012 11:52

David Bowie streams remastered 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust...' in full – listen

Thin White Duke's classic album is being re-released to celebrate its 40th anniversary

David Bowie streams remastered 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust...' in full – listen
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David Bowie is streaming the reissued version of his seminal 1972 album 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars' online in full, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to listen to it.

The record, which is 40 years old this summer, will be re-released on Monday (June 4) on both CD and vinyl, but you can hear it now.

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 regularly appears in lists of the best albums of all time.

To read more about 'The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars', including new interviews about its creation and its influence on the last 40 years of music, pick up next week's issue of NME, which is on newsstands and available digitally from next Wednesday (June 6).

Meanwhile, NME's sister title Uncut have launched a new iPad app which allows you to take a look back on the history of the iconic singer.

'David Bowie: The Ultimate Music Guide' gives an overview of The Thin White Duke's five-decade long career with rare interviews taken from the archives of NME and Melody Maker, as well as newly-commissioned reviews of each of the singer's studio albums.

The package costs £2.99 and is available from iTunes. A lite version of the app, which can be downloaded for free, is also available from iTunes.

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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