|"Real Cool World"|
|Single by David Bowie|
|from the album Songs from the Cool World|
|A-side||"Real Cool World (Edit)"|
|B-side||"Real Cool World (Instrumental)"|
|Recorded||Mountain Studios, Montreux; Hit Factory, New York, June/July 1992|
|David Bowie singles chronology|
The track marked a reunion with Let's Dance producer Nile Rodgers, with whom Bowie began working in the summer of 1992. The bulk of the tracks resulting from their collaboration were released on Bowie’s 1993 album Black Tie White Noise. ("Real Cool World" was included as a bonus track on some reissues of Black Tie White Noise).
"Real Cool World" was issued in a variety of mixes, and paired with a video of clips from Cool World, but was overall a rather low-key release, resulting in a UK chart showing of #53.
In March 2010, a digital download version of the single was announced for release in June 2010.
All tracks written by Bowie
Pegg, Nicholas, The Complete David Bowie, Reynolds & Hearn Ltd, 2000, ISBN 1-903111-14-5