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New Book Features Previously Unseen David Bowie Photos
Christian Eede , November 2nd, 2017 13:48

A new limited edition book features pictures of David Bowie captured during his 1983 Serious Moonlight tour

Hundreds of unseen photos of David Bowie will be featured in a new limited edition book put together by tour photographer Denis O'Regan who followed Bowie for nine months during his 1983 Serious Moonlight tour.

Bowie embarked on that tour in support of his 1983 album Let's Dance and played nearly 100 gigs in 15 countries.

"Bowie started playing to venues of 10,000, moved to 50-60,000 and he became a superstar," O'Regan tells The Guardian where you can find some of the photos featured in the book. "He really enjoyed playing to that many people. Everything went right for him, the reviews were incredible, the album was a huge success and he was a very happy man."

The photographs are to be published in May 2018 in a limited edition book accompanied by a wealth of memorabilia including handwritten lyrics, tickets, set lists, three large limited edition prints and a 12" picture disc of 'Ricochet' and 'Let's Dance' remastered by Nile Rodgers. The publisher, Moonlight Books, describes the set as a "museum-quality collectible".

2000 copies, each costing £3,000, are being published. Moonlight and Penguin Random House are also producing a smaller book of the photographs in Autumn 2018.

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