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Album Review: 'The Deram Anthology 1966-1968'

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The Deram Anthology 1966-1968

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
David Bowie
genre:
Reissues

We gave it a C-

This nicely packaged 27-track collection covers Bowie’s bizarre early stint as an Anthony Newley-inspired would-be teen idol. The twee, awkwardly theatrical songs range from inconsequential to cringe-worthy, with only ”The London Boys,” ”Let Me Sleep Beside You,” and an embryonic ”Space Oddity” hinting at the distinctive, complex talent that would emerge in the ’70s. C-