David Bowie Nacht Musik

Nacht Musik is a fortuitously planned, rather than hastily cobbled, exhibition and collectors catalogue spotlighting 45 7” David Bowie single covers.

David Bowie Breaking Glass RCA Photography Gilles Riberolles Spain 1978
David Bowie Nacht Musik

Organised by vinyl aficionados The Vinyl Factory and punk curator and collectors The Mott Collection, Nacht Musik presents Bowie as Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, the Thin White Duke, and through the Berlin years – with a weighting toward the latter.

David Bowie Heroes RCA Photography by Masayoshi Sukita Germany 1977
David Bowie Breaking Glass RCA Photography Gilles Riberolles Spain 1978

This period, in the mid to late 70s, was one of his most prolific, and the inspiration for his nostalgic new single Where Are We Now? which features cover design by Barnbrook.

David Bowie Heroes RCA Photography by Masayoshi Sukita Germany 1977
David Bowie Heroes RCA Photography by Masayoshi Sukita Germany 1977

The exhibition is really a celebration of the photographers, artists and designers behind each incarnation, graphic representation and shoot.

David Bowie Heroes RCA Photography by Masayoshi Sukita Germany 1977
David Bowie Golden Years RCA Germany 1975

 The collection of 45 7” singles will be framed and sold as artworks and the Vinyl Factory has created a commemorative catalogue, limited to a run of 300, showing artwork from 45 Bowie singles, and also containing a 7” single of a Bowie interview.

David Bowie Heroes RCA Photography by Masayoshi Sukita Germany 1977
David Bowie Soul Love RCA Japan 1978

David Bowie Nacht Musik will be held at The Vinyl Factory Chelsea, 91 Walton St, SW3 from 7 February – 4 March

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