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VH1 Storytellers (David Bowie album)

VH1 Storytellers
Live album by David Bowie
Released 6 July 2009 (2009-07-06)
14 July 2009 (2009-07-14)
Recorded 23 August 1999 (1999-08-23), Manhattan Center, New York City
Genre Rock
Label EMI
David Bowie chronology
Glass Spider Live
VH1 Storytellers
A Reality Tour
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
A.V. Club (B)[2]
Pitchfork Media (4.5/10)[3]
Pop Matters (4/10)[4]

VH1 Storytellers is a live album by David Bowie. It was released on 6 July 2009 and features a 23 August 1999 performance on Storytellers, a VH1 program. The package contains an audio CD and a DVD of footage. The set list contains songs that spanned Bowie's career up until that point, from the 1960s until his then-newest album 'Hours...' (1999).


  • Track listing 1
    • CD 1.1
    • DVD 1.2
      • DVD bonus performances 1.2.1
  • Personnel 2
  • Charts 3
  • References 4

Track listing

All tracks written by David Bowie except where noted.


  1. "Life on Mars?" (truncated) – 4:22
  2. "Rebel Rebel" (truncated) – 3:15
  3. "Thursday's Child" (Bowie, Reeves Gabrels) – 6:43
  4. "Can't Help Thinking About Me" – 6:31
  5. "China Girl" (Bowie, Iggy Pop) – 6:48
  6. "Seven" (Bowie, Gabrels) – 5:01
  7. "Drive-In Saturday" – 5:22
  8. "Word on a Wing" – 6:35


  1. "Life on Mars?" (truncated)
  2. "Rebel Rebel" (truncated)
  3. "Thursday's Child"
  4. "Can't Help Thinking About Me"
  5. "China Girl"
  6. "Seven"
  7. "Drive-In Saturday"
  8. "Word on a Wing"

DVD bonus performances

  1. "Survive" (Bowie, Gabrels)
  2. "I Can't Read" (Bowie, Gabrels)
  3. "Always Crashing in the Same Car"
  4. "If I'm Dreaming My Life" (Bowie, Gabrels)



Chart (2009) Peak
UK Albums Chart 114


  1. ^ VH1 Storytellers (David Bowie album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Phipps, Keith (14 July 2009). "David Bowie: VH1 Storytellers (2009) | Music | Music Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "David Bowie: VH1 Storytellers | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 15 July 2009. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Carson, Craig. "David Bowie: VH1 Storytellers < PopMatters". Retrieved 13 March 2012. 

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