David Bowie – Low
RCA Victor – PL 12030
Vinyl, LP, Album
14 Jan 1977
Art Rock, Ambient, Experimental
A1 Speed Of Life
A2 Breaking Glass
A3 What In The World
Backing Vocals – Iggy Pop
Organ [Farfisa] – Roy Young
A4 Sound And Vision
Backing Vocals – Brian Eno, Mary Visconti
Saxophone – David Bowie
A5 Always Crashing In The Same Car
Cello – David Bowie
Effects [Guitar Treatments] – Brian Eno
Organ – Roy Young
A6 Be My Wife
A7 A New Career In A New Town
Harmonica – David Bowie
Piano – Brian Eno
B2 Art Decade
Cello – Eduard Meyer
Chamberlin [Chamberlain] – David Bowie
B3 Weeping Wall
Vibraphone, Xylophone, Synthesizer – David Bowie
Saxophone – David Bowie
Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
Manufactured By – RCA Ltd.
Published By – Bewlay Bros. S.A.R.L.
Published By – Fleur Music
Published By – E.G. Music Ltd.
Published By – Chrysalis Music Ltd.
Printed By – Garrodprint Ltd.
Made By – Garrodprint Ltd.
Recorded At – Studio Hérouville
Recorded At – Hansa Tonstudios
Mixed At – Hansa Tonstudios
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Washington, UK
Arranged By – Brian Eno (tracks: B1), David Bowie
Bass – George Murray (tracks: A1 to A7, B4)
Composed By – Brian Eno (tracks: B1), David Bowie, Dennis Davis (tracks: A2), George Murray (tracks: A2)
Guitar – David Bowie (tracks: A6, B2 to B4), Ricky Gardner* (tracks: A3 to A7)
Percussion – Dennis Davis (tracks: A1 to A7)
Piano – David Bowie (tracks: A7, B2 to B4), Roy Young (tracks: A1, A3 to A7)
Producer – David Bowie, Tony Visconti
Rhythm Guitar – Carlos Alomar (tracks: A1 to A7, B4), Ricky Gardner* (tracks: A2)
Synthesizer – Brian Eno (tracks: A2, A3, A5, B1, B2)
Issued with a 12" paper insert with credits; most copies with an orange sticker with the track list on rear cover.
A1 to A6, B4 Bewlay Bros. S.A.R.L./Fleur Music.
B1 Bewlay Bros. S.A.R.L./Fleur Music/E.G. Music Ltd.
A7, B2, B3 Bewlay Bros. S.A.R.L./Chrysalis Music Ltd./Fleur Music.
Recorded at The Chateau and Hansa By The Wall.
Mixed at Hansa By The Wall.
Cover photo from 'The Man Who Fell to Earth', a Cinema 5 release.
(CPL1 2030) appears as reference on labels only.
Initial copies included a small black and white pamphlet advertising the official David Bowie Fan Club and back catalogue.
Generic white die-cut inner sleeve of the Variant 1 shows printer run date 12/76. Copies also exist with printer run date of 11-76 upon initial release.
NB. The sticker shown in the photos here "Featuring the hit single Sound and Vision", would not have appeared on initial copies and not until at least later in February when the single was released and charted in the UK).