Sometimes a band or artist records an album that never sees the light of day. The LP can be scrapped entirely or songs can end up re-worked and recycled for a later release. Hardcore fans can often find dribs and drabs of these songs floating around as bootlegs.
The new David Bowie box Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) will give fans a listen to his “lost” album The Gouster — according to Bowie’s longtime producer Tony Visconti, includes music Bowie deemed “too personal” to release.
Here’s a sample of some of the tracks previously unreleased. Read the full story from Ultimate Classic Rock on the official box arriving September 23.