Loving The Alien: new David Bowie box set to be released later this year

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The fourth in a series of career-spanning David Bowie box-sets is set for release later this year.

The Loving the Alien collection features eight albums from 1983-1988, as well as previously unreleased music.

It boasts a remastered version of 1987’s Never Let Me Down, and a brand new production of the record is also included.


The new iteration features fresh instrumentation from frequent Bowie collaborators Reeves Gabrels, David Torn and Sterling Campbell.

The box also includes the live album ‘Serious Moonlight,’ which has never previously been released.The recording occurred on July 13th, 1983 in Montreal during Bowie’s ‘Serious Moonlight Tour’.

Bowie’s new collection is completed by a three-LP live album, consisting of 1987’s ‘Glass Spider’ which has been pressed on vinyl for the first time; 1983’s Let’s Dance and 1984’s Tonight.

Other additions include a double-LP remix collection called Dance; and the inclusion of a triple-LP called Re:Call 4,which featuring non-album singles,  B-sides, and a selection of soundtrack songs taken from Labyrinth, Absolute Beginners, and When the Wind Blows.

‘Loving the Alien’ directly follows the release of David Bowie Five Years (1969-1973), David Bowie Who Can I Be Now? (1974-1976), and David Bowie A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982), which dropped released respectively in 2015, 2016, and 2017.