David Bowie Selects His Favorite Songs For Pay Version of Free Comp

September 3, 2008 3:16 PM ET

David Bowie has handpicked his favorite songs from his own discography for the upcoming compilation iSELECT: BOWIE. Each track is accompanied with Bowie detailing why he selected the song through personal reflections and insight. The compilation was originally featured as a supplementary CD in the June 29th addition of the U.K.'s Mail On Sunday, but all editions quickly sold out and became collector's items, so Bowie will rectify the problem with a worldwide physical and digital release on October 14th. To make it up to the fans of Low, Station to Station and Space Oddity who might be disappointed that the Thin White Duke didn't select any tracks from those albums, Bowie has included two semi-exclusive tracks for this collection: the Low-era outtake "Some Are" (previously available on the old school Rykodisc version of the album) and Bowie's own remix of the Never Let Me Down cut "Time Will Crawl." Follow the jump for a full track listing.

1. "Life On Mars?" (from the album Hunky Dory)
2. "Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet Thing" (from the album Diamond Dogs)
3. "The Bewlay Brothers" (from the album Hunky Dory)
4. "Lady Grinning Soul" (from the album Aladdin Sane)
5. "Win" (from the album Young Americans)
6. "Some Are" (currently exclusive to this compilation)
7. "Teenage Wildlife" (from the album Scary Monsters)
8. "Repetition" (from the album Lodger)
9. "Fantastic Voyage" (from the album Lodger)
10. "Loving The Alien" (from the album Tonight)
11. "Time Will Crawl (MM Remix)" (new remix by David Bowie)
12. "Hang On To Yourself [live]" (from the album Live Santa Monica '72)

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