This section of Compilations covers the albums Rock Galaxy (1981) to Early Years (1987). Soundtracks and most of the albums containing Decca/Deram material are treated under Soundtracks and Early Works respectively, while several semi-official compilations are discussed under Pirates.
(RCA BOWLP 3), November 1981 (UK)
Aladdin Sane/Oh! You Pretty Things/Starman/1984/Ashes To Ashes/Sound And Vision/Fashion/Wild Is The Wind/John I'm Only Dancing (Again)/DJ.
Contains the single edits of Ashes To Ashes/Fashion/DJ. Also available on CD (RCA PD 84202). Reissued on black and blue vinyl (Parlophone CTBLP2018) in April 2018.
(RCA RS 1001/SF 8287/SF 8244), 1981?*
|At The Tower Philadelphia
(RCA PL 42993), January 1982 (The Netherlands)
Reissue of Rock Concert.
|Portrait Of A Star
(RCA PL 37700), August 1982 (France)
(RCA PL 45406), December 1982 (UK)
Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola/Round And Round/Amsterdam/Holy Holy (1972)/Panic In Detroit (live)/Young Americans/Velvet Goldmine/"Helden"/John I'm Only Dancing (Again)/Alabama Song/Crystal Japan.
Includes the single edits of 'Young Americans' and 'John I'm Only Dancing (Again)' and the English/German version of "Heroes". This title was reissued only as a counterfeit CD.
|Space Oddity/The Man Who Sold The World
(RCA NL 37727), 1983 (France)
Two early albums in a single sleeve.
(RCA TRC 5005), 1983 (South Africa)
(RCA BOWLP 4), August 1983 (UK)
Fashion/Golden Years/Red Sails/Joe The Lion/Look Back In Anger/Scary Monsters/I Can't Explain/Wild Is The Wind/Ashes To Ashes.
Also available on CD (RCA PD 84792).
|Fame And Fashion (David Bowie's All Time Greatest Hits)
(RCA PL 84919), May 1984 (UK)
Space Oddity/Changes/Starman/1984/Young Americans/Fame/Golden Years/TVC 15/"Heroes"/DJ/Fashion/Ashes To Ashes.
Also available on CD (RCA PD 84919).
|Love You Till Tuesday
(Deram BOWIE 1), May 1984 (UK)
See Early Works.