“This USA IMPORT cart is in good condition. An additional detailed clean would make it look great. The labels are complete with lots of bubbling, wear and paper cracks/creases. The spine and back label have lost the whiteness due to age, use and wear. Please check the photos.”
Artist: David Bowie
Format: 8-Track Cartridge
Record Label: RCA
Release Year: 1972
Release Title: The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
Genre: Pop, Rock
PLEASE NOTE: There is a possibility that the tape may have become loose from the spool in transit.
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If you purchase directly and do not check the tape inside before playback, you will risk damaging the tape and no refund will be available.
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It is highly recommended that all 8 tracks have replacement pads, a new foil splice and internal cleaning done before use.
The foam pads inside are very old (over 40 years) and would have deteriorated, even if the cart is sealed and has never been used.
8tracks.uk can not be held responsible if the tape or player become damaged if this procedure is not carried out on your 8 track tape purchase.
Released in 1972, this album is a masterpiece that showcases Bowie’s creative genius and ability to tell a compelling story through music. From the opening track “Five Years” to the closing ballad “Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide,” every song on this album is a work of art.
The album’s concept revolves around the character of Ziggy Stardust, an androgynous rock star who is both a savior and a victim of the decadence and excesses of the music industry. Bowie’s performance as Ziggy is electric, and his lyrics are both poetic and prophetic.
The Spiders from Mars add a depth and complexity to the album’s sound with their excellent musicianship. Mick Ronson’s guitar work is particularly notable, and his solos on tracks like “Moonage Daydream” and “Suffragette City” are some of the most iconic in rock history.
Overall, “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” is a timeless classic that continues to inspire and influence musicians to this day. If you’re a fan of David Bowie or just great music in general, this album is a must-listen.