Label: Not On Label (David Bowie) - none • Format: Vinyl LP, Unofficial Release Red Marbled • Genre: Rock • Style: Art Rock, Experimental, Glam
Originally, Brian Eno planned to be a part of the tour band, but had to drop out due to health reasons. The band only had two weeks to rehearse for the tour.
Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie - Berlin 78 Alomar was the tour's band leader and drove Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie - Berlin 78 rehearsals. The set list for the performances consisted of material from the previous years' albums, Low and Sugar Shack (Surfin On The Clouds Mix) - Various - Reactivate - The Years 91 - 01 (File)with the second half of each performance opening with a five-song sequence from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars album.
Bowie had the band learn the entirety of the Ziggy Stardust album in rehearsals, although most of the songs were never performed live on the tour. The instrumental track " Art Decade " typically followed the Ziggy Stardust tracks, a mellow track to follow the energy of the Ziggy Stardust material. In the late s, Bowie regarded some of the songs he performed live on the tour as a bit "ponderous", referring specifically to some of the long instrumental performances such as " Warszawa.
A short intermission split a typical night's show into two Dig A Pony - Laibach - Let It Be, and for the second Bowie wore a snakeskin drapecoat and "huge baggy white pants.
The stark fluorescent tube lighting approach of the previous tour, was further developed and expanded to create a large cage of tube lighting, which enclosed the stage with the ability to pulsate moodily during the slower instrumental pieces and Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie - Berlin 78 frantically during the faster songs. The show in Marseille was disrupted by a blown PA coincidentally during the song " Blackout ". The Australian leg of the tour included Bowie's first concert performances in Australia and his first large-scale outdoor concerts.
Tour pianist Sean Mayes recalled that for the show that night, they slowed the tempo down of most songs for the recording, the only night such a change was made. The film has yet to be released. The final night of the Earls Court performance was recorded by the RCA mobile unit with the live performance premiere of the song, " Sound and Vision ", later released on the compilation album, RarestOneBowie.
It was recorded at Earls Court on 30 June and 1 July The tour band remembered that "every show was taped" for Bowie's private use, and the tapes were carefully guarded by Alomar.
This is the typical setlist for all tour dates except for some dates. Originally, the whole album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars was set to be performed in the middle of the setlist.
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LSU Assembly Center. Municipal Auditorium. Arie Crown Theatre. Ottawa Civic Centre. Providence Civic Center. Madison Square Garden. Palais des Sports de Gerland. Palais des Sports de Marseille. Kungliga Tennishallen. Newcastle upon Tyne. Newcastle City Hall. New Bingley Hall. Earl's Court. Perth Entertainment Centre. Melbourne Cricket Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie - Berlin 78 . RAS Showgrounds.
Queen Elizabeth II Park. Western Springs Stadium. Koseinenkin Kaikan.