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‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’: Soundtrack to David Bowie Film Finally Being Released

The enigmatic drama celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

“The Man Who Fell to Earth”

One of David Bowie’s most revered films turns 40 this year, a milestone being marked two different ways: “The Man Who Fell to Earth” is returning to English cinemas and its soundtrack is finally being released for the first time. The CD version will be available on September 9, the same day English moviegoers will have the chance to revisit Nicolas Roeg’s film about an alien (Bowie) experiencing our humble planet, while a box set including a 2xLP is set to follow on November 18.

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The soundtrack, which is finally seeing the light of day “due to the recent discovery of lost master tapes,” will include a 48-page hardcover book, photos, an essay from Paolo Hewitt and notes from editor Graeme Clifford. Here’s the tracklist for the vinyl version:

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LP 1

  1. Stomu Yamashta: “Poker Dice”
  2. Louis Armstrong: “Blueberry Hill”
  3. John Phillips: “Jazz II”
  4. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: “Venus: The Bringer of Peace”
  5. John Phillips: “Boys From the South”
  6. Stomu Yamashta: “33 ⅓”
  7. John Phillips: “Rhumba Boogie”
  8. The Kingston Trio: “Try to Remember”
  9. Stomu Yamashta: “Mandala”
  10. John Phillips: “America”
  11. Stomu Yamashta: “Wind Words”
  12. John Phillips: “Jazz”

LP 2

  1. Stomu Yamashta: “One Way”
  2. John Phillips: “Space Capsule”
  3. John Phillips: “Bluegrass Breakdown”
  4. John Phillips: “Desert Shack”
  5. Stomu Yamashta: “Memory of Hiroshima”
  6. John Phillips: “Window”
  7. John Phillips: “Alberto”
  8. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: “Mars: The Bringer of War (Excerpt)”
  9. John Phillips: “Liar, Liar”
  10. John Phillips: “Hello Mary Lou”
  11. Robert Farnon: “Silent Night”
  12. Genevieve Waite: “Love Is Coming Back”
  13. John Phillips: “The Man Who Fell to Earth (Demo)”

The Man Who Fell to Earth box set

The Man Who Fell to Earth soundtrack

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