The Hearts Filthy Lesson
David Bowie (UK CD Single)

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David Bowie ~ The Hearts Filthy Lesson CD Single




Format: CD single (CD5 / 5")
Record Label: Bmg.
Catalogue No: 7432130703-2
Country of Origin: UK


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1995 UK 4-track CD single including the Radio Edit along with Bowie and Trent Reznor's Alternate mixes plus I Am With Name [Album Version], housed in a hype-stickered slimline jewel case with picture sleeve inlay

Track Listing:

1. The Hearts Filthy Lesson - Radio Edit 3:32
2. I Am With Name - Album Version 4:06
3. The Hearts Filthy Lesson - Bowie Mix 4:56
4. The Hearts Filthy Lesson - Alt. Mix 5:19

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The CD singles from the 1995 album, 1. Outside, are an interesting one. I've long thought that the album was one of the most underrated of all time. With Brian Eno returning as producer after all those years, it's spellbindingly dark and yet the critics have sniffed at it ever since. Absurd and you wonder if they have actually listened to it. It's Bowie's latter masterpiece, a kind of 90s equivalent to Low and 'Heroes', or, the middle between the aforementioned titles and The Next Day and Blackstar.

Since his death, the CD singles lifted from the album have really gone up in value. You only have to check the exquisite CD sinle Strangers When We Meet @ ebay.co.uk to know what I mean. Why is that? CD singles from subsrquent albums have also gone up but the Outside singles have really gone up.


I think this is due to a wider public discovering this album, realising just how astonishing it is, and trying to get every last drop from it through the CD singles. Also, alot of the great Bowie singles came out before CD singles were readily available so you are really talking about releases from the late 1980s onwards. Most or alot of Bowie fans would agree that Bowie in the late 80s has never really been collectable.

At the time of their release in the UK, they did enjoy some chart success but it wasn't massive. it was kind of eclipsed by all that Cool Britannia rubbish that has long since beeb forgotten. Oasis, Blur, Pulp or Bowie - which do you think has aged the best.

Of course it is Bowie and the releases from Outside just get better with every listen. So, at last, the album and its singles are being found by a wider audience.

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David Bowie on Songwriting:

"Writing does not come easy to me. When I was an art student I used to paint but when I decided I was no good at painting, I set myself to writing, to say the things I'd wanted to say through painting in words, and it wasn't easy." (1973)

"I always write the melody first. Then I put poems I've written to the melody, adapting where necessary." (May, 1973)

"I draw the music, the shape that it should look like. I have to draw the feeling because I can't explain it. The musicians who have worked with me have now learned the language. It's very contributive music." (June 1978)

Quotes from Bowie in His Own Words Book.


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