Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) is the fourteenth studio album by English musician David Bowie. It was released on 12 September 1980. It was the last studio album by him to be released under RCA records, before he moved to EMI in 182


Track listing

  1. It's No Game (Part 1)
  2. Up the Hill Backwards
  3. Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
  4. Ashes to Ashes
  5. Fashion
  6. Teenage Wildlife
  7. Scream Like a Baby
  8. Kingdom Come
  9. Because You're Young
  10. It's No Game (Part 2)

1992 reissue bonus tracks

  1. Space Oddity
  2. Panic in Detroit
  3. Crystal Japan
  4. Alabama Song

Development

Scary monsters was recorded during early 1980, with the songs Ashes to Ashes, fashion, the titular track and up the hill backwards being released as singles.

Personnel

  • David Bowie – vocals, synthesisers, mellotron, electric piano, piano, synth-bass, sound effects, backing vocals, saxophone
  • Dennis Davis – drums
  • George Murray – bass
  • Carlos Alomar – lead and rhythm guitars
  • Chuck Hammer – guitar synthesiser (on "Ashes to Ashes" and "Teenage Wildlife")
  • Robert Fripp – lead guitar (on "Fashion", "It's No Game", "Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)", "Kingdom Come", "Up the Hill Backwards", and "Teenage Wildlife")
  • Roy Bittan – piano (on "Ashes to Ashes", "Teenage Wildlife", and "Up the Hill Backwards")
  • Andy Clark – synthesiser (on "Fashion", "Scream Like a Baby", "Ashes to Ashes" and "Because You're Young")
  • Pete Townshend – guitar (on "Because You're Young")
  • Tony Visconti – acoustic guitar (on "Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)" and "Up the Hill Backwards"), backing vocals
  • Lynn Maitland – backing vocals
  • Chris Porter – backing vocals
  • Michi Hirota – voice (on "It's No Game (No. 1)")

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Navigation

Albums (ve)
Studio albums: David Bowie (1967) • David Bowie (1969) • The Man Who Sold the World (1970) • Hunky Dory (1971) • The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972) • Aladdin Sane (1973) • Pin Ups (1973) • Diamond Dogs (1974) • Young Americans (1975) • Station to Station (1976) • Low (1977) • "Heroes" (1977) • Lodger (1979) • Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) (1980) • Let's Dance (1983) • Tonight (1984) • Never Let Me Down (1987) • Black Tie White Noise (1993) • 1. Outside (1995) • Earthling (1997) • 'hours...' (1999) • Heathen (2002) • Reality (2003) • The Next Day (2013) • Blackstar (2016)
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) (ve)
"It's No Game (Part 1)" • "Up the Hill Backwards" • "Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)" • "Ashes to Ashes" • "Fashion" • "Teenage Wildlife" • "Scream Like a Baby" • "Kingdom Come" • "Because You're Young" • "It's No Game (Part 2)"

1992 reissue bonus tracks: "Space Oddity" • "Panic in Detroit" • "Crystal Japan" • "Alabama Song"

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