- Artist: Ava Cherry
- Format: CD
- Release Date:8/25/2009
Ava Cherry was a young cat walk model working the Paris fashion shows when she bumped into David Bowie in 1973 at the tail end of his Ziggy Stardust period. Ava sang backing vocals at Bowie's 1980 Floor Show TV broadcast and was the inspiration behind the song Rebel Rebel. Ava continued to sing with Bowie as she appeared on the Young Americans album before joining fellow backing singer Luther Vandross to tour the world for ten very successful years Initially these recordings were never finished off due to David Bowie's commitment to his Diamond Dogs album and his later legal battle with his ex manager Tony Defries These are the recordings which include 4 Bowie compositions (I am a Laser would eventually re surface in 1980 on the Scary Monsters album as 'Scream like a Baby') alongside songs by Frank Zappa, Beach Boys, Roy Harper, Annette Peacock and Bowie's, then current fixation, Bruce Springsteen Released in 1995 on CD as an extremely limited edition on the Golden Years label this re mastered version also includes an in depth interview with Ava herself by ex Mojo editor and renowned author Paul Trynka Ava Cherry has her first new album in ten years.
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