12" singles treats all of Bowie's 12" maxi-singles in detail, in this section This Is Not America (1985) to Day-In Day-Out(1987). Larger pictures of sleeves and labels can be accessed by clicking the 12" title. Mixes are named as they appear on the 12" label; if there is no specification, the album version is used. Promos are discussed under the stock copies.

Unlike CD-singles, this section is incomplete concerning all possible pressings and editions. See the 10" and 12" singles discography for a more comprehensive overview.

This Is Not America (with Pat Metheny Group) (EMI 12EA 190)
UK (1985)

A  This Is Not America
B  This Is Not America (Instrumental)

The German edition (EMI 1C K 052-20 0482 5) came in a different sleeve. An exclusive Extended Edit is available on the MWDN709 Disconet 12".

Loving The Alien (EMI 12EA 195)
UK (1985)

A  Loving The Alien (Extended Dance Mix)
B  Don't Look Down (Extended Dance Mix)/Loving The Alien (Extended Dub Mix)

The UK edition has a gatefold sleeve. Also available as a picture disc (EMI 12EAP 195)

Man In The Middle (Krazy Kat Past 2)
Denmark (1985)

A  Man In The Middle
B  Looking For A Friend/Hang On To Yourself

A semi-official 12" with Arnold Corns tracks.

Dancing In The Street (with Mick Jagger) (EMI 12EA 204)
UK (1985)

A  Dancing In The Street (Steve Thompson Mix)
B  Dancing In The Street (Dub Version)/Dancing In The Street (Edit)

The Manish Boys/Davy Jones & The Lower 3rd (See For Miles SEA 1)
UK (1985)

A  I Pity The Fool/Take My Tip
B  You've Got A Habit Of Leaving/Baby Loves That Way

Re-release of the See For Miles CYM 1 10" on 12".

Absolute Beginners (Virgin VSG 838-12)
UK (1986)

A  Absolute Beginners (Full Length Version)
B  Absolute Beginners (Dub Mix)

The UK edition was released in a gatefold sleeve.

Archive 4 (Castle Communications TOF 105)
UK (1986)

A  London Boys/Love You Till Tuesday
B  Laughing Gnome/Maid Of Bond Street

Limited edition of 7500.

Underground (EMI 12EA 216)
UK (1986)

A  Underground (Extended Dance Mix)
B  Underground (Dub)/Underground (Instrumental)

The New Zealand edition (EMI GOOD 119) was released on yellow and greenish-yellow vinyl, whereas a South African promo 12" (Virgin/EMI 12PS 50) came on pink vinyl.

Magic Dance (EMI V-19217)
US (1986)

A  Magic Dance (A Dance Mix)
B  Magic Dance (Dub)/Within You

When The Wind Blows (Virgin 906-12)
UK (1986)

A  When The Wind Blows (Extended Mix)
B  When The Wind Blows (Instrumental)

A limited number of UK copies came in a gatefold sleeve.

Day-In Day-Out (EMI 12EA 230)
UK (1987)

A  Day-In Day-Out (Extended Dance Mix)
B  Day-In Day-Out (Extended Dub Mix)/Julie

A US promo 12" (EMI SPRO 9996/9997) has several unique remixes.

Day-In Day-Out (EMI K060 20 1815 6)
The Netherlands (1987)

A  Day-In Day-Out (Remix)
B  Day-In Day-Out (Extended Dub Mix)/Julie

The sleeve on the left is the Dutch release; the UK edition (EMI 12EAX 230) was released in a plain black sleeve.