1-8. The Man Who Sold The World. After reading Woody Woodmansey's book I decided to seek this album out because he said what a great time they had doing it. I was surprised how cheap it was when I purchased it from the label and it is worth every cent I paid and more ! The musicianship is top notch and very faithful to the original recordings but that little bit fresher. The vocalists are very good but no matter how hard they try they can't match the vocal range that Bowie had and I don't think that anyone could. Woody's drumming is excellent and I have always loved Tony Visconti's bass sound that.
Drums – Woody Woodmansey. Guitar, Backing Vocals – Gary Kemp (tracks: 2-11 + 1-12), James Stevenson, Paul Cuddeford. Harmonica, Backing Vocals – Benny Marshall (tracks: 2-12). Live At O2 Shepherds's Bush Empire - London On 22 September 2014. Made In The EU. Package includes of an 8 page booklet featuring front cover, photos of performing artists and creits page.
Gregory is performing the whole of Bowie’s 1971 album The Man Who Sold The World at three gigs in September, fronting a band featuring original drummer Woody Woodmansey and bassist Tony Visconti – later The Spiders From Mars’ sticksman and producer respectively. I’m cramming lyrics like a kid the night before his A-Levels, Gregory told Classic Pop. I’ve been singing along to these songs for 40 years but, crucially, I’ve been singing some of the lines wrong. It’s Lennon’s on sale again, not Lemons on sale again, and I mustn’t get that wrong on the night. I get to sing that with Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey? Bloody hell! He added: Looking at videos of Bowie from the time, he’s not playing the same persona all the time. I’m not going to try to emulate him, but Bowie’s influence is in me anyway, so I hope there’s enough of him there already for people to enjoy it.
Woody Woodmansey's Holy Holy is a supergroup playing the songs of David Bowie from 1969 to 1973.
The Supermen - Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey's Holy Holy. 11. Hang Onto Yourself. They are back up by Glenn Gregory (Heaven 17) and Steve Norman (Spandau Ballet) and Mark Almond (Soft Cell). These are all David Bowie tracks with the first disc being the whole of "The Man Who Sold the World". One person found this helpful.
The Man Who Sold the World: Live in London. Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey's Holy Holy with Glenn Gregory and Steve Norman. Sort name: Holy Holy. Area: United Kingdom.
David Bowie’s long-term producer Tony Visconti and Mick Woody Woodmansey – the only surviving member of The Spider’s From Mars – will perform Bowie’s third album The Man Who Sold The World, from 1970, in full. They will be joined by an ensemble of ten musicians including Spandau Ballet saxophone player Steve Norman and Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, The Guardian reports
Holy Holy is an 8 piece comprised of Bowie's bassist Tony Visconti, Spider From Mars drummer Woody Woodmansey, Heaven 17's Glenn Gregory on lead vocals, James Stephenson (The Cult, The Alarm, Scott Walker) on lead guitar, Paul Cudderfor (Ian Hunter) on guitars, Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey, The Blockheads) on sax and percussion, Berenice Scott (Heaven 17) and Jessica Lee Morgan (keys, backing vocals) Visconti produced classics like Young Americans (1975), Low (1977), Heroes (1977), Lodger (1979), Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (1980), Heathen (2002), Reality (2003), The Next Day (2013. Woody Woodmansey was the backbone of the infamous Spiders From Mars for four of Bowie’s key albums in the 1970's; The Man Who Sold The World, Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust, and Aladdin Sane.
Holy Holy plays songs from Bowie’s The Man Who Sold the World and other tunes Thursday at Portland's Asylum. In 1970 Bowie released his third album, The Man Who Sold the World. Bowie himself wasn’t interested but Tony Visconti was all in. Heaven 17 singer Glenn Gregory was recruited along with guitarist James Stevenson (The Cult, Gene Loves Jezebel, X), guitarist Paul Cuddeford (Ian Hunter, Bob Geldof), keys player Berenice Scott and Terry Edwards on sax and acoustic guitars. Woodmansey dubbed the band Holy Holy after a Bowie song. They played four shows in the UK that received huge accolades. A double live album that includes TMWSTW and several classic Bowie tunes were released and the band decided to keep Holy Holy going.