An early demo of ‘Let’s Dance’ has been released to celebrate what would have been David Bowie’s 71st birthday.

The track was recorded in 1982, a year prior to the album of the same name’s release, at Bowie’s Switzerland home with Chic’s Nile Rodgers.

As the NME reports: “After joining forces with bassist Erdal Kizilcay and engineer David Richards, they then headed into Montreux’s Mountain Studios to record an early stripped-back demo of the track.”

“Now, the demo has been released for the first time in 35 years after it was mixed by Rodgers – and it’s a far cry from the fully rounded sound that would eventually end up on Bowie’s seminal 1983 album.”

Stream the track below via Spotify.

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