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The Next Day is the twenty-fourth studio album by David Bowie. It was released on 8 March 2013.

It is the first album with new material since Bowies in 2003 album Reality. On Bowie's 66th birthday, 8 January 2013, Where Are We Now? was released as first single fromThe Next Day.

On 16 March 2013, the album was at number 1 in the Dutch Album Top 100, with which the Bowies first No. 1 album ever in Netherlands. Until then was the number 2-listing for Let's Dance in 1983, his highest rated album been.

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Recordings[Edit]Edit

The music for The Next Day was secretly recorded. [1according to record producer Tony Visconti were 29 songs recorded. [1]

The first shooting took place in a small studio in the East Village. Bowie came In november 2010 (keys), Visconti on bass guitar, Sterling Campbell (drums) and Jerry Leonard (guitar) there together. As preparation for the recording sessions Bowie wrote music for eight songs at his home. With an 8-or 16-track recorder he had recorded the bass lines and drum rhythms. The first four days in the studio they were working on writing down the music. Only on the fifth day they took the first music on for The Next Day. [2]

Album Cover[Edit]Edit

Jonathan Barnbrook designed the album cover for The Next Day. [3He simply used the cover of Bowies studio album "Heroes", which consists of a photograph by Masayoshi Sukita of Bowie. [4this picture is largely covered by a white square bearing the title of the album. The title of "Heroes" is crossed out. Barnbrook has designed for the text "The Next Day" font, a new Doctrine called. [5]

Tracklist[Edit]Edit

Nr. Title Duration
1. The Next Day   3: 51
2. Dirty Boys   2: 58
3. The Stars (Are Out Tonight)   3: 56 am
4. Love Is Lost   3: 57
5. Where Are We Now?   4: 08
6. Valentine's Day   3: 01 am
7. If You Can See Me   3: 15
8. I'd Rather Be High   3: 53
9. Boss of Me   4: 09
10. Dancing Out in Space   3: 24 am
11. How Does the Grass Grow?   4: 33
12. (You Will) Set the World On Fire   3: 30
13. You Feel So Lonely You Could Die   4: 41
14. Heat   4: 25

Deluxe Edition[Edit]Edit

On the Deluxe Edition will be three bonus tracks are:

Nr. Title Duration
1. So She   2: 31
2. I'll Take You There   2: 44
3. Plan   2: 34

Musicians[Edit]Edit

The following musicians play on the album:[2]

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

Dutch Album Top 100[Edit]Edit

Chart positions: 16-03-2013 t/m
Week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Position: 1

Flemish Ultratop 200[Edit]Edit

Chart positions: 16-03-2013 t/m
Week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Position: 1
Predecessor:

Jan Smit Live in Ahoy-Jubilee concert 2012

Number-one album in the Dutch Album Top 100

16 March - 23 March 2013

Successor:

Racoon The singles collection

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