A UNIQUE, unreleased and never before heard 1966 David Bowie UK demo only acetate from the Orbit Music publishing library is to go under the hammer at Wessex Auction Rooms in Wiltshire on July 24 and is expected to sell for thousands of pounds.

David Bowie was signed as a song writer to Orbit Music in the Mid-1960's. Orbit Music Publishing was owned and run by the producer Shel Talmy who also worked with The Who and The Kinks, to name but a few.

Auctioneer Martin Hughes says: “As one of only a few people in the world who have heard the recording, I am still amazed that this musical treasure has been uncovered after all of these years.

“David Bowie is one of the most iconic artists of all time and I am sure that this item is going to create a buzz around the globe amongst fans of Bowie as well as collectors of pop culture.”

A soundclip of the track titled ‘I Do Believe I Love You’ can be heard here -


The auction catalogue will be available to view from Saturday 18th July via www.wessexauctionrooms.co.uk and live online bidding is expected from around the world when the Lot is sold on July 24. For further info contact: Wessex Auction Rooms – 01249 720888