DVD/album release: Glass Spider

Glass Spider, a live album and DVD recorded in 1987, was released on 31 July 2007.

It was initially released as a special edition package, containing a DVD of David Bowie’s 1987 world tour of the same name, and a two-CD set recorded in Montreal, Canada.

David Bowie – Glass Spider (live, 2007)

Director David Mallet filmed eight shows during the tour’s stop in Sydney, with much of the material taken from the 6 November show. The resulting film was reissued on DVD, with remixed audio, in 2007. There was a standard edition, and a special edition with the live double album.

The bonus album contained an almost-complete show recorded at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium on 30 August 1987. The audio, originally recorded for radio broadcast, omitted encores of ‘I Wanna Be Your Dog’ and ‘White Light/White Heat’, but contained six songs not included on the video.

Glass Spider was reissued in 2018 as part of the Loving The Alien (1983-1988) box set.

Last updated: 5 April 2019
Live: The Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York City
Album release: Live Santa Monica ’72
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