The Genius of David Bowie playing Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) (40th anniversary show)
GoDBowie plays ‘Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)’ 40th anniversary show.
The 1st album after the so called ‘Berlin Trilogy’ and his final for RCA label, it was Bowie’s 14th studio album. It achieved much critical acclaim and was described as “the perfect balance” of creativity and mainstream success. Unlike the Berlin albums it was a commercial success too and marked a departure from his writing collaborations with others. A strong line up featured Tony Visconti and Robert Fripp reunited from the ‘Heroes’ plus Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen) from Station To Station and featuring a guest appearance from Pete Townsend. Also back was Major Tom and a no 1 single in ‘Ashes To Ashes’. This was also the last album to feature the core band of Carlos Alomar, Dennis Davis and George Murray who first appeared on Station To Station.
First 50-minute set is dedicated to playing the whole album in track order plus a couple of extras. The 2nd half is dedicated to classic Bowie tunes drawn from across 5 decades from Bowie’s most popular songs and a couple of mavericks with an emphasis on an up tempo danceable finale.
David Bowie songs played by David Bowie fans for David Bowie fans.