David Bowie 1997-08-02 Liverpool ,Royal Court Theatre (off Master) (1) – SQ 8+

David Bowie 1997-08-02 Liverpool ,Royal Court Theatre (off Master) (1) - SQ 8+

David Bowie 1997-08-02 Liverpool ,Royal Court Theatre (off Master) (1)  
Sound Quality Rating

01. Quicksand.flac
02. The Man Who Sold The World.flac
03. Queen Bitch.flac
04. The Jean Genie.flac
05. Outside.flac
06. I’m Afraid of Americans.flac
07. Battle for Britain.flac
08. Fashion.flac
09. Seven Years in Tibet.flac
10. Fame.flac
11. Stay.flac
12. Looking for Sattilites.flac
13. Under Pressure.flac

Label : No label
Audio Source : Audience recording
Lineage : DAT master > Incomplete [Due to Battery failure]
Taping Gear : Unknown
Taper: Unknown
Recording Location: Unknown
Total running time : 1:07:53
Sound Quality : very good. Equals record or radio/TV apart from a slight noise and some dullness.
Attendance : Unknown
Artwork : None
Information : The DAT recorder from the taper was bought second hand and batteries were hard to get and would only last about 75-80 mins well the spare I had was faulty so the rest of the show was missed.

No Artwork but there are some pics and ticket stub included.

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Nostalgia: David Bowie on stage at the Royal Court theatre on August 2, 1997

As the world mourns the passing of David Bowie , we look back at one of his Liverpool shows.

The legendary musician appeared at the Royal Court Theatre back in August 1997.

It wasn’t his first show in the city – early performances included one at the Liverpool Stadium in June 1972 when he appeared with the Spiders From Mars, including guitarist Mick Ronson.

The Ziggy Stardust tour returned to Liverpool the following year when Bowie and his band played two shows at the Empire on June 10.

David Bowie on stage at the Royal Court theatre on August 2, 1997


But it was the first time he had been back in 24 years, and on August 2, 1997, excited Bowie fans queued up to see the star perform a set at the Roe Street art deco theatre as part of his Earthling tour.

The show opened with Quicksand from Hunky Dory, the lyrics including the lines “I’m not a prophet or a stone-age man, just a mortal with potential of a superman”.

It also included Fashion, Fame, Jean Genie and Under Pressure.

Bowie obviously enjoyed the experience as he returned to the Royal Court in November 1991 with his Tin Machine tour.

Thanks : liverpolecho.co.uk / by Mike Price

David Bowie Tour band 1997 Earthling Tour
Superb Bowie Performance From The Earthling Tour. David Bowie’s 20th studio album was originally released in February 1997 on Arista Records. Earthling showcased an electronica-influenced sound partly inspired by the industrial and drum and bass culture of the 1990s. It was the first album Bowie self-produced since 1974’s Diamond Dogs.
The Earthling Tour started on 7 June 1997 at Flughafen Blankensee in Lübeck, Germany, continuing through Europe and North America before reaching a conclusion in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 7 November 1997. On August 14, ‘97, Bowie performed at Hungary’s Student Island Festival in Budapest, where he put on a quite extraordinary show, accompanied as he was by Reeves Gabrels on guitar, Gail Ann Dorsey on bass, Zack Alford on drums and Mike Garson on keyboards. Playing just a few tracks from the new record plus a fine selection of back catalogue gems, the entire show was broadcast, both across Eastern Europe and indeed in the US too on selected FM stations. Previously unreleased this remarkable gig is now available on this priceless CD for the first time..

The Tour band
David Bowie: vocals
Reeves Gabrels: guitar, backing vocals
Gail Ann Dorsey: bass guitar, vocals
Zachary Alford: drums
Mike Garson: keyboards, backing vocals
Mike Garson: keyboards,

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1 thought on “David Bowie 1997-08-02 Liverpool ,Royal Court Theatre (off Master) (1) – SQ 8+”

  1. This was my first Bowie gig !
    Plenty of video cameras and audio recorders in plain sight but I’ve never seen or heard this…

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