Station to Station is the 10th studio album by English musician David Bowie, released on 23 January 1976 by RCA Records. Commonly regarded as one of his most significant works, Station to Station was the vehicle for his performance persona, the Thin White Duke. Co-produced by Bowie and Harry Maslin, the album was recorded at Cherokee Studios in Los Angeles, California, in the latter half of 1975 after he completed shooting Nicolas Roeg's The Man Who Fell to Earth; the cover artwork featured a still from the film. During the sessions, Bowie was heavily dependent on drugs, especially cocaine, and later claimed that he recalled almost nothing of the production.


Musically, Station to Station was a transitional album for Bowie, developing the funk and soul music of his previous release, Young Americans, while presenting a new direction influenced by German bands such as Neu! and Kraftwerk. The album's lyrics reflected his preoccupations with Friedrich Nietzsche, Aleister Crowley, mythology and religion. Drawing on funk and krautrock, romantic balladry and occultism, Station to Station has been described as "simultaneously one of Bowie's most accessible albums and his most impenetrable". Bowie himself said that Station to Station was "a plea to come back to Europe for me".



Station To Station 10:18
Golden Years 4:03
Word On A Wing 6:05
TVC 15 5:35
Stay 6:17
Wild Is The Wind




RCA Records Pressing Plant, Hollywood pressing denoted by "H" stamp in runouts. Tan labels.

℗ 1976 RCA Records
© 1976, RCA Records
Made in U.S.A.
Printed in U.S.A.

Issued with a printed inner sleeve.

Initially copies came with a red circular sticker on the shrink with white writing "featuring the hit single GOLDEN YEARS APL1-1327"

Labels do NOT say "Produced by David Bowie and Harry Maslin" (unlike this similar US version: Station To Station)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): APL1-1327-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): APL1-1327-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variation 1): APL1-1327-A-215
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variation 1): APL1-1327-B-215
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variation 2): APL1-1327-A-235
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variation 2): APL1-1327-B-225
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variation 3): APL1-1327-A-215
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variation 3): APL1-1327-B-205
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variation 4): APL1-1327-A-205 AZ H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variation 4): APL1-1327-B-205 AZ H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variation 5): APL1-1327-A-10S AZ H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variation 5): APL1-1327-B-10S AZ H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variation 6): APL1-1327-A-215 AZ H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variation 6): APL1-1327-B-215 AZ H

David Bowie - Station to Station [LP]

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