Bowie Jumps

Official Press Release

3rd March 1993

     David Bowie releases his first solo single in over five years – entitled “Jump They Say” on Arista/BMG on March 15th. The track is taken from the stunning forthcoming album, which sees Bowie paired with producer Nile Rodgers for the first time since his multi-platinum selling “Let’s Dance” album of the mid eighties; entitled “Black Tie White Noise” the LP is due out on April 5th.

“Jump They Say” has an energetic and distinctive sound suffused with screaming sax and a driving beat. Mixes of the track have been done by Leftfield (recent successes include Stereo MC’s “Connected”), Brothers In Rhythm, who were at the controls for Heaven 17’s Top 5 “Temptation” remix and JE, whose recent credits include En Vogue’s “Free Your Mind”. The 12″ promo containing the Leftfield mixes is causing a storm on the dance scene having just entered the Record Mirror Coolcuts chart and the Mixmag Buzz chart at Number 1 and 2 respectively.

The track is released in four formats.

CD 1 (Double case, containing discography booklet)
1. Single Version
2. Hard Hands Mix (Leftfield)
3. JAE-E Mix
4. Pallas Athena (Don’t Stop Praying Mix) by Meat Beat Manifesto

CD 2
1. Single Version
2. Brothers In Rhythm 12″
3. Brothers Instrumental
4. Leftfield Full Vocal

12″
1. Hard Hands Mix (Leftfield)
2. Full Album Version
3. Leftfield 12″ Vocal
4. Dub Oddity Mix

Cassette
1. Single Version
2. Pallas Athena (Meat Beat Manifesto)

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  1. Eva-Maria Hamann

    ….in memoriam of his brother…

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