12" singles treats all of Bowie's 12" maxi-singles in detail, in this section The Continuing Story Of Major Tome (1980) to The Manish Boys/The Lower 3rd (1982). Larger, high quality pictures of sleeves and labels can be accessed by clicking the 12" title. Mixes are named as they appear on the 12" label; if there is no specification, the album version is used. Promos are treated under the stock copies, unless the single was promo-only of course.
|The Continuing Story Of Major Tom (RCA DJL1-3795) |
A Space Oddity-Ashes To Ashes (Edited Version)
'Space Oddity' has been segued into the single version of 'Ashes to Ashes'.
|Ashes To Ashes (RCA PC 9631) |
A Ashes To Ashes
All German RCA 12"es state 'Disco-Remix' on the cover, but they contain just the albums versions.
|Fashion (RCA BOW T7) |
|Scary Monsters (RCA PC 9657) |
A Scary Monsters
|Up The Hill Backwards (RCA PD-12249) |
A Up The Hill Backwards
This 12" contains a set of limited edition Scary Monsters stamps designed by Bowie himself.
|Under Pressure (with Queen) (EMI 1A 052Z-64626) |
The Netherlands (1981)
A Under Pressure
|Don't Be Fooled By The Name (PRT DOW1) |
A I'm Not Losing Sleep/I Dig Everything/Can't Help Thinking About Me
10" with the familiar collection of Bowie's Pye singles. Also released on 12" record, but this issue is treated here as a mini-album rather than a 12"; see Early Works.
|Wild Is The Wind (RCA BOW T10) |
A Wild Is The Wind
Released in Germany (RCA PC 9773; bottom) in a slightly modified sleeve.
|Heroes (RCA PC 9821) |
|David Bowie In Bertolt Brecht's Baal (RCA PG 45092) |
A Baal's Hymn/Remembering Marie A.
|Cat People (with Giorgio Moroder) (MCA MCAT 770) |
A Cat People
|Alabama Song (RCA PC 9854) |
A Alabama Song/Amsterdam