US album release: Diamond Dogs

David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs album was released in the USA on 31 May 1974.

Diamond Dogs album cover

The album was given a $400,000 promotional campaign in America, which included huge billboards in Times Square and Sunset Boulevard, subway posters, adverts in the press, and a made-for-television promo clip.

Diamond Dogs topped the album charts in the United Kingdom and Canada, and peaked at number five in America – Bowie’s highest placing there to date.

Last updated: 18 May 2023
UK album release: Diamond Dogs
Rehearsal: Capitol Theatre, New York
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