DAVID BOWIE - Lets Dance / Cat People (Putting Out Fire) - 7" Vinyl Single picture Sleeve

It's hard to find any 7" single which is still in MINT condition, in this case both vinyl and picture sleeve are MINT


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Album Description:


David Bowie, the legendary musician and cultural icon, left an indelible mark on the world of music and art. His discography is replete with timeless classics and groundbreaking hits. Among his many releases, the 1983 "Let's Dance / Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" 7" vinyl single, with its distinctive picture sleeve, stands as a testament to Bowie's artistic vision and enduring impact. T

The release of the "Let's Dance / Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" single marked a significant turning point in Bowie's career. The album "Let's Dance," from which these songs were taken, catapulted him into the mainstream, reaching new heights of commercial success. This period witnessed a reinvention of Bowie's image and sound, demonstrating his ability to adapt and evolve as an artist.

Bowie's impact extended far beyond his music. He challenged societal norms, embraced individuality, and inspired countless artists across various disciplines. The picture sleeve of the "Let's Dance" single encapsulates his ability to create compelling visual representations of his music, cementing his status as a visionary artist who transcended boundaries.

Music Genre:

 Pop Rock Dance Music,
Producers:  Produced by Nile Rodgers and David Bowie
Tracks side 1: 

Let's Dance  

"Let's Dance" is undoubtedly one of Bowie's most popular and recognizable songs. It showcases his ability to adapt and explore different genres, moving away from his previous experimental sound. The track fuses elements of rock, pop, and dance music, with a catchy rhythm and infectious hooks. Bowie's lyrics convey a sense of joy and liberation, encouraging listeners to let loose and embrace the power of dance.

Tracks side 2: 

Cat People (Putting Out Fire)  

"Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" was originally written for the 1982 movie of the same name. Bowie's haunting vocals and atmospheric instrumentation create an eerie and mysterious atmosphere, perfectly complementing the film's dark and intense themes. The song gained further prominence with its inclusion in the 1983 album "Let's Dance," propelling it to new heights of popularity

Record Label Information:

 EMI America 2C 008-86.660 Bob Clearmountain for Fast Forward Productions  

Vinyl Record Format:

 7" Single, PS Picture Sleeve    

Year & Country:

 1983 Made in France  
Photos of DAVID BOWIE Lets Dance / Cat People (Putting Out Fire) 7" Sleeve

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DAVID BOWIE - Vinyl Discography and Biography

David Bowie Biography

  David Bowie, born David Robert Jones, was a British singer, songwriter, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of popular music. With a career that spanned over five decades, Bowie continuously reinvented himself, pushing the boundaries of musical genres and styles.

  Bowie was born in 1947, in Brixton, London, England. As a child, he showed an interest in music and began playing the saxophone at a young age. He later learned to play the guitar, piano, and other instruments, and began performing in bands as a teenager.

  In 1969, Bowie released his first hit single, "Space Oddity," which tells the story of an astronaut named Major Tom who becomes lost in space. The song became an instant classic and launched Bowie's career as a solo artist. Over the next few years, Bowie released a series of albums that showcased his ability to blend rock, pop, and other musical styles into a unique and innovative sound.

  In the mid-1970s, Bowie began to experiment with theatricality and gender ambiguity, adopting the persona of Ziggy Stardust, a flamboyant androgynous rock star. This period of his career, which included the albums "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" and "Aladdin Sane," cemented Bowie's reputation as a visionary artist who was unafraid to take risks and push boundaries.

  Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Bowie continued to innovate, incorporating elements of electronic and dance music into his sound. He collaborated with other artists, including Queen, Tina Turner, and Mick Jagger, and released a string of hit albums and singles, including "Let's Dance," "Modern Love," and "Under Pressure."

  In addition to his music, Bowie was also an accomplished actor, appearing in films such as "The Man Who Fell to Earth," "Labyrinth," and "The Prestige." He was also a fashion icon, known for his unique sense of style and his ability to blend different fashion elements into a cohesive whole.

  Bowie's impact on popular culture cannot be overstated. He inspired generations of musicians and artists with his fearlessness, creativity, and willingness to experiment. He was a true original, and his influence can be seen in everything from fashion to film to music.

  Tragically, Bowie passed away in 2016, just two days after his 69th birthday. His death was a shock to the music world and to his legions of fans, who mourned the loss of one of the greatest and most innovative artists of all time.

David Bowie Personal Life:

 David Robert Jones was born in Brixton, Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom on 08/01/1947. He was the second child of Haywood Stenton "John" Jones 21/11/1912 and Margaret Mary "Peggy" Burns 2/10/1913. His only brother was Terence Guy Adair Burns 05/11/1937./p>

 When he was 22 years old, his father Haywood Stenton "John" Jones died (5/8/1969). When he was 54 years old, his mother Margaret Mary "Peggy" Burns died (2/4/2001)./p>

 He married Iman Mohamed "Iman" Abdulmajid in Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland. His partner was Lindsay Kemp. His partner was Hermione Farthingale. On 19/3/1970, he married Mary Angela Barnett. He was 23 years old when he married Mary Angela Barnett. He got seperated from Lindsay Kemp in 1968. He got seperated from Hermione Farthingale in 1969. He got divorced from Mary Angela Barnett in Switzerland on 8/2/1980. He had one son with Mary Angela Barnett: Duncan Jones 30/5/1971. He had one daughter with Iman Mohamed "Iman" Abdulmajid: Alexandria "Lexi" Zahra Jones 2000./p>

 On 10/1/2016, he died in New York City, New York County, New York, United States when he was 69 years old.