Young Americans Showcases 'The Plastic Soul' of David Bowie

 


A drastic departure from his Ziggy Stardust days, “Young Americans” it’s one of David Bowie’s most out of the box albums. 

The record marked the beginning of his troubled American períod and was inspired by the Philadelphia soul and R&B music scene. The recording sessions took place on 11 August 1974, during breaks in David Bowie’s “Diamond Dogs Tour”, the album was recorded by Tony Visconti primarily at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia. 

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