David Bowie Tired Of My Life (EP) (recorded at Haddon Hall in Spring 1970) - SQ -9

David Bowie Tired Of My Life (EP) (recorded at Haddon Hall in Spring 1970)
Sound Quality Rating

01. Tired Of My Life – “Clean” Version
02. Tired Of My Life – Needledrop
03. Steve Dickson Interview – (Radio One, broadcast 9th June 1973)
04. Tired Of My Life Needledrop 24:96 – version

Label : From The Hunky Geordie Tapes – HUG100CD
Audio Source : Soundboard recording
Lineage : TDK AD90 Tape (Tired Of My Life) and D90 tape (Dickson)
Taping Gear : Unknown
Taper: Unknown
Recording Location: Unknown
Total running time : 0:19:58
Sound Quality : very good. Equals record or radio apart from a slight noise and some dullness.
Artwork : by Steve23yh

Tired of My Life.
No one’s sure when exactly this dreary thing was recorded—the best guess (by Nicholas Pegg, the most reliable of Bowie chroniclers) is that it was taped around the time of The Man Who Sold The World, ca. May 1970, at Bowie’s residence in Haddon Hall. The song’s a return to the folkie ruminations of Space Oddity, now with a more pronounced Crosby, Stills & Nash influence (especially in the bridge). Mick Ronson likely sings harmony.

Bowie left it in the bottom drawer for a decade, then dragged it out and tarted it up (recycling a few lines and the vocal melody) for a much better song on Scary Monsters, “It’s No Game.”



1. Hiss removed using iZotope RX2 denoiser tool.
Crackles and pops removed using iZotope RX2 Declick and Decrackle tool twice: 1. vinyl record (default) and 2. vinyl crackle (slow)
2. Straight transfer
3. Hiss removal using iZotope RX2 denoiser tool.
24:96. Straight transfer

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