Released exclusively to ‘bricks & mortar’ record stores (and their online storefronts) on the 45th anniversary of the album’s original release in 1977, see “Heroes”. 2017 remastered version.
Comes with hype sticker on bottom right hand corner of shrink wrap front: white rectangle with black lettering – ‘Bowie Official 75’ with the 75 being a trade marked logo to mark Bowie’s birthday.
Includes insert with lyrics and publishing details, and a facsimile of the original UK white inner sleeve with rounded corners.
The first of Bowie’s legendary Berlin trilogy and the one that broke the most ground. It also caused so much consternation in the NME offices that they ran two reviews, one praising it to the skies, the other bewildered by Bowie’s move towards the chilly electronic sounds that bore the influence of krautrock, particularly that of Kraftwerk and Neu! Collaborating with Brian Eno and produced by the genius Tony Digitally remastered edition. Heroes is the twelfth studio album by the iconic singer/songwriter, originally released on RCA Records in October 1977. The second installment of his Berlin Trilogy recorded with Brian Eno and Tony Visconti, Heroes continued the ambient experiments of Bowie’s previous album Low (released earlier that year) and featured the contributions of King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp. Of the three albums, it was the only one wholly recorded in Berlin. Recorded at Hansa Tonstudio in what was then West Berlin, Heroes reflected the zeitgeist of the Cold War, symbolized by the divided city. Co-producer Tony Visconti considered it “one of my last great adventures in making albums.
(Parlophone – DB 77822, Parlophone – 0190295842840 )