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David Bowie - Lodger - Original 1979 US RCA Victor label 1st Issue 10-track LP - Indianapolis Pressing

€ 47
ArtistDavid Bowie
TitleLodger - Original 1979 US RCA Victor label 1st Issue 10-track LP - Indianapolis Pressing
Price € 47
Record labelRCA Victor Records
Catalogue noAQL1-3254
Year of release1979
GradingVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+(+) (Insert)/VG+(+) (Cover)
Stock listDavid Bowie
Additional infoOriginal 1979 US RCA Victor label 10-track LP - The 3rd and final installment of Bowies 'Berlin' trilogi.

Vinyl has the generic black, top right 'Nipper' logo company labels - with top horizontal, large and outline 'RCA' logo and solid, medium sized 'Victor' vertical text to the far right of centre hole.

Vinyl has machine stamped (ms) and handetched (he) matrix information:

Side 1: AQL1-3254-A-2 NO SENSE IS BETTER... I Sterling gc A2D
'1', 'Sterling' and 'A-2' text is machine stamped

Side 2: AQL1-3254B 10 I A2CC
All machine stamped except for 'CC' - 'Q' in AQL is etched below a scratched out G.

The GC matrix info states that the New York City based 'Sterling Sound Studios' mastering engineer Greg Calbi did the mastering job for the album, the I stresses that the album was manufactured by RCA's pressing plant in Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Vinyl comes complete with illustrated lyric inner sleeve - ultimately housed in a matt finish gatefold picture.

Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Insert)/VG+(+) (Cover):

Vinyl is bright and lustrous - hardly any sleeve inflicted wear - mint labels. Vinyl is overall easily graded near mint.

Inner sleeve has almost no signs of handling - a slight mid-side split and otherwise mint - graded close to near mint/excellent overall.

Cover has a little light wrinkling from edges - extremely marginal top corner dents and hardly any corners rubbing overall - very nice and graded close to near mint/excellent.


Side 1:
1. Fantastic Voyage (Bowie, Eno)
2. African Night Flight (Bowie, Eno)
3. Move On (Bowie)
4. Yassassin (Bowie)
5. Red Sails (Bowie, Eno)

Side 2:
1. D.J. (Bowie, Eno, Carlos Alomar)
2. Look Back in Anger (Bowie, Eno)
3. Boys Keep Swinging (Bowie, Eno)
4. Repetition (Bowie)
5. Red Money (Bowie, Alomar)

Recorded at Mountain Studio, Montreux, Switzerland.
Mixed at Record Plant Studios, New York City.
Mastered at Sterling Sound Studios, New York City.
Pressed at RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis, USA

David Bowie - Vocals, Piano, Synthesizer, Keyboards [Chamberlain], Guitar
Brian Eno - Drone [Ambient], Effects [Cricket Menace, Guitar Treatments], Piano, Piano [Prepared], Synthesizer, Trumpet [Horse Trumpet], French Horn [Eroica Horn]
Adrian Belew, Simon House - Guitar, Mandolin
Carlos Alomar - Guitar
Tony Visconti - Mandolin, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals
George Murray - Bass
Dennis Davis - Percussion
Stanley Herbert Harrison - Saxophone
Roger Powell - Synthesizer
Erdal Kizilcay - Drums & Bass (on 'Look Back in Anger')
Reeves Gabrels - Guitar (on 'Look Back in Anger')

Technical Credits:
David Bowie - Production
Tony Visconti - Production, mix, engineer
David Richards - recording engineer
Eugene Chaplin - Assistant Engineer
Gregg Calbi (At Sterling Sound) - Mastering Engineer
Rod O'Brien - Mix
Gregg Caruso - Mix Assistant

Duffy - Cover photograph