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David Bowie Official Apr 15
The folk at have been in touch with details of DB:G #5. This issue is a ★ special and carries interviews with every member of the ★ band and with . The foreword is by - Pre-order (DB:G is not an official publication)
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David Bowie Official Apr 12
Good luck to all of you that are choosing to queue for Record Store Day 2019 tomorrow. (Saturday, 13th April.) Our montage shows Parlophone’s Pin Ups picture disc and the blue vinyl The World Of David Bowie released by Universal. More details here:
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David Bowie Official Apr 4
Vote for the DB is app in 23rd Annual Webby Awards • David Bowie is is a Webby Nominee in Apps, Mobile, and Voice: Best Use of Augmented Reality: • David Bowie is is a Webby Nominee in Apps, Mobile, and Voice: Art & Experimental:
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David Bowie Official Mar 29
Released next Friday, Spying Through A Keyhole is the first 50th anniversary celebration of Bowie’s first hit, Space Oddity. The 4 x 7" set of nine rare recordings is a fascinating glimpse into the era during which the song was first conceived. Pre-order:
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David Bowie Official Mar 28
24th May sees the Diamond Dogs LP reissued by Parlophone in a 'one-run-only' 45th anniversary red vinyl exclusive for ‘bricks and mortar’ retail outlets only. In celebration there will also be a 1-track digital single of the original Rebel Rebel single mix
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David Bowie Official Mar 25
FAREWELL TO SCOTT WALKER 1943 - 2019 - Sad to report the passing of Scott Walker at the age of 76, as announced by his record label, 4AD, this morning. Go here for a look at the Bowie/Walker connections and others who were a part of the story along the way
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David Bowie Official Mar 24
The May issue of has 4 pages on the 4 x 7" Spying Through A Keyhole (5th April) and the 3 x 7" Clareville Grove Demos (17th May) 7” box sets, awarding STAK 7/10 and CGD 8/10. There’s also a reprint of a Bowie NME interview from November 1969
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David Bowie Official Mar 22
The May 2019 MOJO has a full-page, 4-star review by Mark Paytress, of the STAK 7” box set introduced thus: Space Oddity’s anniversary year lifts off with a candid peek into the difficult months before that first flush of fame. Here for more info and links:
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David Bowie Official Mar 19
Excited to have been given the exclusive video reveal of featuring and in the beautiful Eye Of The Beholder WMA studio session version. View the full thing here: Original on the LP Blow:
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David Bowie Official Mar 16
Nacho Videos has made another great piece of work via The HD Projects: David Bowie • Look Back in Anger • Dennis Davis Isolated Drums Breakdown by : Happy birthday to one of the world’s newest teenagers, Hikaru Davis (son of Dennis), 13 today!
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David Bowie Official Mar 9
Hard to imagine in these times just how much of a brouhaha the uncensored version of Bowie’s China Girl video created when it was first released in 1983. If you’ve not seen it, watch the full unedited version now on the official David Bowie YouTube channel
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David Bowie Official Mar 7
In October 2017, the in Mount Dora, Florida, launched one of the most comprehensive exhibitions of Memphis Group art and furniture ever assembled, including many pieces from David Bowie’s own collection. Link to online video and more here:
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David Bowie Official Feb 27
Kenneth Cooper Pitt: 10 November 1922 – 25 February 2019 Kevin Cann has been in touch with the sad news that David Bowie’s former manager, Kenneth Pitt, has died at his home in Hertfordshire. Ken passed on Monday, 25th February, following a short illness. He was 96.
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David Bowie Official Feb 16
Seen Bowie TV () recently? In the latest episode Bowie talks about the 1987 Glass Spider World Tour and its demands on the performers. He also highlights the superb setlist, which you can judge for yourself by listening to Glass Spider (Live Montreal ’87).
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David Bowie Official Feb 15
The press ads proclaimed that it was a Valentine's Day release, but Rebel Rebel was actually issued 45 years ago today, 15 Feb, '74. The 45 was a first taste from the Diamond Dogs LP, albeit a bit of a curveball compared to much of the music on that album.
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David Bowie Official Feb 15
The five selected stand-alone albums from last year’s David Bowie: Loving the Alien (1983-1988) box (3 studio and 2 live albums), were issued by Parlophone today. You can order here, if you haven’t already: and go here for more info
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David Bowie Official Feb 14
17th May sees the release of the latest 40th anniversary 7" picture disc from Parlophone, Boys Keep Swinging. Featured on the A side is the 2017 mix by Tony Visconti from Lodger 2017, while the AA features I Pray, Ole. commercially unavailable since 1991:
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David Bowie Official Feb 13
“It’s made out of old fisherman” - On 13th February 1974, David Bowie attended the Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam, where Ad Visser presented him with the Edison Award and a certificate for the Most Popular Male Vocalist. Make sense of our ‘lyric quotation’ here
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David Bowie Official Feb 12
Following the Spying Through A Keyhole news, Parlophone continues its celebration of Space Oddity with a 3 x 7" box set of 6 tracks, 4 of which are previously unreleased. The Clareville Grove Demos features recordings from 1969 with John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson
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David Bowie Official Feb 11
Originally released on RCA in October 1973, the David Bowie and Ken Scott produced Pin Ups (Bowie’s superb album of sixties cover versions), will be issued as a picture disc by Parlophone for Record Store Day 2019 on 13th April. Read more about it here:
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