David Bowie – Underground
EMI America – EA 216
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Misprint
Electronic, Stage & Screen
A Underground (Edited Version) 4:25
B Underground (Instrumental) 5:42
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Jones Music
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Labyrinth Enterprises
Copyright (c) – Jones Music
Copyright (c) – Labyrinth Enterprises
Licensed To – EMI America Records
Published By – EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Manufactured By – EMI Records Ltd.
Alto Saxophone – Bob Gay
Arranged By – Arif Mardin, David Bowie, Robbie Buchanan
Art Direction – Henry Marquez
Backing Vocals – A. Marie Foster, Beverly Ferguson, Chaka Khan, Cissy Houston, Daphne Vega*, Eunice Peterson, Fonzi Thornton, Garcia Alston, James Glenn, Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller, Mary Davis Canty, Rennele Stafford*
Design – Carol Chen
Effects [Drum Effects] – Steve Ferrone
Engineer [Assisting] – Eddie Garcia
Keyboards [Additional] – Ed Terry
Keyboards, Synthesizer, Programmed By – Robbie Buchanan
Lead Guitar – Albert Collins
Mixed By [Assisted By] – Phil Castellano
Piano [Acoustic], Organ [Hammond B-3] – Richard Tee
Producer – Arif Mardin, David Bowie
Producer [Additional] – Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero
Programmed By [Additional] – Andy Thomas
Recorded By – Michael O'Reilly
Rhythm Guitar – Nicky Moroch*
Written-By – David Bowie
Featured on the EMI America Film Soundtrack album "Labyrinth".
℗ 1986 original sound recordings made by Jones Music and Labyrinth Enterprises under licence to EMI America Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.
© 1986 Jones Music and Labyrinth Enterprises under licence to EMI America Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.
The instrumental version on the UK 7" is different to that on the UK 12", featuring a gospel choir not heard on the 12" instrumental.
This issue comes without "(instrumental)" stamped on label of side B, another UK release exists where "(instrumental)" is printed.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Label, Side A): EA 216A
Matrix / Runout (Label, Side B): EA 216B
Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A - variant 1): EA 216 A-3-1-1-X1 D
Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B - variant 1): EA 216 B-2-1-1 D
Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A - variant 2): EA 216 A-2-1-2-X1 D NICKZ
Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B - variant 2): EA 216 B-1-1-1-X1 D
Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A - variant 3): EA 216 A-3-1-2 — 1 D
Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B - variant 3): EA 216 B-1-1-1 — X1 D