Parlophone’s series of 40th-anniversary edition David Bowie seven-inch picture discs continue in January with Beauty and the Beast.
The song was the second single from Heroes in the UK, issued four months after the title track on on 6 January, 1978. It reached number 39 in the charts.
The B-side (they’re calling it the ‘AA-side’) of the picture disc is a previously unreleased live version of Blackout (also from Heroes) recorded on the 16 May, 1978 at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin during the ISOLAR II tour.
Beauty and the Beast is released on 5 January 2018.
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Beauty and the Beast / Blackout (40th Anniversary Picture Disc) [7" VINYL]
A-Side BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017 remaster)
Produced David Bowie & Tony Visconti
Mixed by Tony Visconti at Hansa by the Wall
AA-Side BLACKOUT (Live In Berlin 1978)
Produced David Bowie
Recorded live at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin on 16th May, 1978