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David Bowie’s Mario McNulty Reimagination Of Beat of Your Drum Needs Your Ears Now

by Paul Cashmere on September 7, 2018

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David Bowie’s Mario McNulty re-imagination of ‘Beat of Your Drum’ has surfaced ahead of McNulty’s ‘Never Let You Down’ edition due with the ‘Loving The Alien’ box in October.

In an interview this week with Noise11.com, Mario confirmed that David Bowie wasn’t even a fan of the ‘Never Let Me Down’ album. “He made it known, in his own words “a bitter disappointment”,” Mario told Noise11.com. “This is such an unusual project and I know you would think ‘Why would you do this?’. David is no longer with us and it is really based on his wishes. He wasn’t happy with the album and he talked about it at various points over the years”.

The concept for remaking the album happened via Bowie a decade ago. “The ‘Time Will Crawl’ track of 2008 was what got it all going. When he called me and said “come on over, I have this idea”, I went over to his place. At that point I didn’t think that’s what he had in mind. I thought he wanted to demo up a new track. This was certainly not something I was expecting. He said “ you know my album ‘Never Let me Down’”. We had talked about it before, I knew it was an album he wasn’t happy about. It certainly wasn’t my favourite David Bowie album. He said ‘check this out’. He had this song, he wanted to redo it. It led to where we are now”.

The reimagined David Bowie ‘Never Let Me Down’ will be included in the next Bowie box ‘Loving The Aliens’ due 12 October 2018.

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