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Austin Texas 83

Frank Erwin Centre Special Events Centre, Austin, TX, USA on 20 August 1983

 

   

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Source: Audience Sound Quality: CCC Art Work: CCC

Each disc recorded as 2 tracks.  Disc one has a break before the end of Life On Mars.  There is also a break at the end of TVC 15, after which the final tracks are in aoppalling quality.  This show has been reassembled from at least 2 sources.

 

Track Listing

 

Disc 1 Disc 2
Announcement Station To Station
The Jean Genie/Star Cracked Actor
"Heroes" Ashes To Ashes
What In The World? Space Oddity
Golden Years Band Introductions
Fashion Young Americans
Let's Dance Fame
Breaking Glass TVC 15
Life On Mars? Stay
Sorrow The Jean Genie
Cat People (Putting Out Fire) Modern Love
China Girl
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
Rebel Rebel
White Light White Heat

 

 

Quite a reasonable recording, as 83 shows go (apart from the final three tracks).  'Mmm, you smell good!', Bowie says before "Heroes".  During the Band Intro, 'This is probably Austin, that's right?' and goes on to introduce each member.  'I'd like to thank you personally, each and every one of you for coming tonight'.  He rapidly starts pointing at individuals saying 'thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you...'