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However, Pegg disagrees, writing that there's no evidence to support this claim and Farthingale herself has rejected this theory. Parlophone’s decision to apply a glossy sheen to the album’s front jacket also makes it easier to appreciate the grain and hand-tinting of the Marlene Dietrich-inspired cover photo.

Even some of the ones listed for sale on this page aren't correct and, while laminated, do have the GEM logo. EX (Excellent): The record shows some signs of having been played, but there is very little lessening of sound quality.Holloway added that "[ Hunky Dory is] a breath of fresh air compared to the usual mainstream rock LP of [1972]. The final cut, "The Bewlay Brothers", is a strange, somber song with lyrics that make no sense to me - again, Wikipedia backs me up. I really need to turn up the volume at the start of the record and then by the time life of mars plays I need to turn it down as it peaks really high with some distortion and muffling.

Already owning Hunky Dory on vinyl and knowing that picture discs do not provide the best sound quality this picture disc was purchased for display as a collectors item and particularly for the poster. Although Mercury had intended to renew it on improved terms, Defries forced the label to terminate the contract in May by threatening to deliver a low-quality album. The song is a parody of singer Frank Sinatra's " My Way" [19] and uses the same chord sequence for its opening bars. He told Peter and Leni Gillman, the authors of Alias David Bowie, that the landlord had an unusual vocabulary that was infused with "upper-crust jargon" such as "prang" and "whizzo" and "everything's hunky-dory". Very first UK pressings didnt have the "GEM" logo on the back right corner and it was corrected quickly.The resulting collaboration became Hunky Dory, the first of three consecutive boundary-busting albums for RCA. In 2021, to celebrate the record's 50th anniversary, Parlophone announced a vinyl picture disc reissue of the album (2015 remaster), which was released on 7 January 2022.

A few days after his son Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones was born on 30 May 1971, Bowie completed " Kooks" and dedicated it to him. Similarly, Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune described the album as "the first taste of Bowie's multifaceted genius". It was played on American radio stations frequently and its "heavy rock content" increased interest in Bowie.Originally shot in monochrome, the image was recoloured by illustrator Terry Pastor, a partner at Covent Garden's recently initiated Main Artery design studio with George Underwood; Pastor later designed the cover and sleeve for Ziggy Stardust. David Bowie's 1971 album "Hunky Dory", what a fantastic album, even though most the songs are ballads, this is a nice soulful lovely album to listen to. His lyrical concerns on the record range from the compulsive nature of artistic reinvention on " Changes", to occultism and Nietzschean philosophy on " Oh!

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