Label: Edsel Records - EDCD395 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Glam
Dandy in the Underworld is the twelfth and final studio album by English glam rock act T. It was released on 11 March by record label EMI. It reached No. After two commercially weak albums, Dandy in the Underworld was regarded by many T. Rex fans as a comeback for the band. However, it would prove to be the band's final album, as Marc Bolan died in a car crash in September The album was praised for the strength of the songwriting and Bolan's vocal performances.
An album of unreleased tracks and alternate versions of songs from the sessions that produced the album was released in called "Final Cuts". Seven of the twelve songs on "Final Cuts" were not released during Bolan's lifetime. It includes an alternate cut of the final T. At the time of the album's release, Marc Bolan and T. Rex were on a UK tour, supported by The Damned. The album and tour were Draumur - Skálmöld - Baldur for marking a return to form for the band.
The track "Visions of Domino" was a re-recording of an unreleased song, "Funky London Childhood" with completely rewritten lyrics. Dandy in the Underworld was released on 11 March It was launched at London's leading punk rock venue The Roxy. The title track was released as a single in a remixed and re-recorded version with the offending lyrics "Exalted companion of cocaine Attitude - Love Me Tonight being changed to "T.
Rex nights". Rex reissue campaign. A number of bonus tracks were added see below. A companion release, entitled Prince of Players The Alternate Dandy in the Underworld was released in and contained alternative versions and studio rough mixes of the main album and bonus tracks.
A combined album digipak was released in Dandy in the Underworld gathered the most consistently positive reviews Universe - T. Rex - Dandy In The Underworld any T. Rex album in five years. Having fallen from critical and commercial favour, the band had endured some fiercely hostile press, but NMEwhich had been amongst the most negative, noted of the album: "very listenable, well arranged [and] immaculately played. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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