Recent David Bowie Demos Reveals A Rare “Space Oddity” Track and More

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Another Good News For Rock Fans!

A new David Bowie demo collection is on its way, and it’s entitled; ‘THE ‘MERCURY’ DEMOS will be available on June 28 via Parlophone.

The collections will consist of 10 one-take demo recordings that Bowie made with John “Hutch” Hutchinson on guitars and vocals.

The release will also have an early version of “Space Oddity,” and the demo recordings are previously unreleased.

‘The Mercury’ Demos were recorded in one take in the late musician’s home in his early career in 1969.

The new release will be issued by Parlophone on June 28. An official statement notes that the early version of the classic track ‘Space Oddity’ is “presented here in its true context for the first time.”

While the rest will be released as an original which includes ‘Conversation Piece’ and ‘An Occasional Dream’, a cover of Roger Bunn’s ‘Life Is A Circus’, and Lesley Duncan’s ‘Love Song’.

The full tracklist for ‘The Mercury Demos’ is as follows:

‘Space Oddity’


‘An Occasional Dream’

‘Conversation Piece’


‘I’m Not Quite (aka Letter To Hermione)’

‘Lover To The Dawn’

‘Love Song’

‘When I’m Five’

‘Life Is A Circus’

The release will also include one mono 33 1/3 RPM vinyl, one print, two photo contact sheets, and sleeve notes by Mark Adams.