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Previously Unreleased 1982 Demo of “Let’s Dance” Shared for David Bowie's Birthday

<p><span style="font-size:10px;">Photo Credit: Getty Image</span></p><p>Today marks what would have been legendary singer-songwriter David Bowie's 71st birthday. In honor of the day,&nbsp;</p><p>In celebration, Parlophone has shared a previously unreleased demo of his 1983 hit “Let’s Dance.”</p><p>Speaking of those early Let’s Dance sessions, Rodgers says, told <a href="https://www.stereogum.com/1977584/hear-david-bowies-previously-unrelease...’ve been blessed with a wonderful career but my creative partnership with David Bowie ranks very very very high on the list of my most important and rewarding collaborations. This demo gives you, the fans, a bird’s eye view of the very start of it! I woke up on my first morning in Montreux with David peering over me. He had an acoustic guitar in his hands and exclaimed, 'Nile, darling, I think this is a HIT!'”</p><p>Listen below:</p><p>&nbsp;</p>[[{"fid":"128501","view_mode":"wysiwyg","fields":{"format":"wysiwyg","alignment":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"wysiwyg"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"wysiwyg","alignment":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"wysiwyg"}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"alt":"Let's Dance (Demo)","class":"media-element file-wysiwyg","data-delta":"1"}}]]<p>&nbsp;</p>

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