David Bowie – Scary Monsters
Last birthday my sister got me a whole batch of records, including loads of Bowie. I didn’t have this and wouldn’t have thought to bought it. I remember Ashes to Ashes and Fashion from when I was a young teenager and though I’d self consciously dance to them they weren’t really my thing. Too Steve Strange, too St Martins.
The front cover looks like an art college fashion drawing, with textures torn out mood sheet style.
Re-listening to the tracks I know from Scary Monsters I’m realising I like the industrial noises, the scratchy, grinding metallic sounds. I don’t like the more poppy, bland tracks like Teenage Wildlife. Most of side B isn’t my thing at all.
Vinyl, LP, Album
- A1 It’s No Game (No. 1) 4:17
- A2 Up The Hill Backwards 3:13
- A3 Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 5:10
- A4 Ashes To Ashes 4:24
- A5 Fashion 4:48
- B1 Teenage Wildlife 6:55
- B2 Scream Like A Baby 3:35
- B3 Kingdom Come 3:42
- B4 Because You’re Young 4:51
- B5 It’s No Game (No. 2) 4:20