Soundtracks includes full Bowie albums, as well as soundtracks with that include just one (not necessarily exclusive) track; this section covers Christiane F. (1981) to Labyrinth (1986). Only the songs featuring Bowie are listed.
|Christiane F., Wir Kinder Vom Bahnhof Zoo
(RCA BL 43606), April 1981 (Germany)
V-2 Schneider/TVC 15/"Helden"/Boys Keep Swinging/Sense Of Doubt/Station To Station/Look Back In Anger/Stay/Warszawa.
This soundtrack features the single edits of 'TVC 15' and 'Stay' and the full-length German/English version of "Heroes". Also released with modified sleeves (and sometimes subtitle) in France (Christiane F. 13 Ans. Drogée, Prostituée; second), Italy (Christiana F., Noi Ragazzi Zoo Berlino; third), Spain (fourth) and Israel (fifth), all as RCA BL 43606. The 1982 US edition (RCA ABL 1-4239) has a different sleeve as well. Reissued on red vinyl (Parlophone DBCFLP 2018) in June 2018.
For almost ten years this title was available on CD only as a pirate disc, until it was officially re-issued in 2001 (EMI 5330932; bottom).
|David Bowie In Bertolt Brecht's Baal
(RCA APL1 4346), March 1982 (UK)
Baal's Hymn/Remembering Marie A./Ballad Of The Adventurers/The Drowned Girl/Dirty Song.
Soundtrack to the BBC play, also see 12" singles. In 2007, Baal was released as an iTunes download, see Digital singles and EPs. The first release of the entire EP on CD was not until 2018, on Re:Call 4.
The remainder of the score is by Giorgio Moroder.
|Ziggy Stardust - The Motion Picture
(RCA PL 84862), October 1983 (UK)
|Love You Till Tuesday
(Deram BOWIE 1), May 1984 (UK)
See Early Works.
|The Falcon And The Snowman
(EMI FAL 1), May 1985 (UK)
This Is Not America.
The rest of the album is performed by the Pat Metheny Group.
(Virgin VD 2514), April 1986 (UK)
Absolute Beginners/Volare/That's Motivation
This soundtrack was released as a 10-track LP (Virgin V 2386), 22-track 2LP (second) and 18-track CD. The single LP, released one month earlier, omits 'Volare'.
The European CD release (Virgin CDV 2386) uses the same artwork as the 2LP, whereas the US edition (EMI CDP 7 90621 2) is identical to the LP. Reissed in 1991 with a different cover (Virgin VVIPD 112; bottom). Both the inlay and CD of this edition incorrectly the running time of 'Absolute Beginners' as 2'00".
Other artists on this soundtrack include Sade, Style Council and Ray Davies.