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 Mott The Hoople - ALL THE YOUNG DUDES
Released:31/3/2006
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Mott The Hoople - ALL THE YOUNG DUDES

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In 1973, the members of Mott the Hoople were tired. Island Records had dropped the band after three albums, as sales were low and audience interest was almost non-existent. But the band had a famous fan in David Bowie, who offered to write them one single to give them a leg up. That single was the chart-topping "All the Young Dudes", a glitter-era wink-wink celebration of male bonding that name-checked chart-toppers T. Rex and repositioned the once-laddish band as glammy, androgynous scenesters. Obviously, an album was called for.
Produced by Bowie and opening with a smoking cover of "Sweet Jane" that played a major role in raising public awareness of the Velvet Underground, ALL THE YOUNG DUDES is a brassy, loud, obnoxious--in the best possible sense--rock & roll album. "Sucker" and "One of the Boys" recall the hit, while "Jerkin' Crocus" and "Sea Diver" are as odd as the band's earlier material. An amazing mid-career transformation.

Track Listings
Discs 1
1)Sweet Jane
2)Momma's Little Jewel
3)All The Young Dudes
4)Sucker
5)Jerkin' Crocus
6)One Of The Boys
7)Soft Ground
8)Ready For Love/After Lights
9)Sea Diver
10)One Of The Boys (demo/bonus track)
11)Black Scorpio (Momma's Little Jewel - demo version/bonus track)
12)Ride On The Sun (Sea Diver - demo version/bonus track)
13)One Of The Boys (UK single version/bonus track)
14)All The Young Dudes (David Bowie & Ian Hunter vocal remix/bonus track)
15)Sucker (live at Hammersmith Odeon 1973/bonus track)
16)Sweet Jane (live at Hammersmith Odeon 1973/bonus track)

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