David Bowie
02/18/2017 at 00:04. Facebook
S&V IN AT #1 PLUS FIVE NEW ENTRIES ON LP CHART

“The return of The Thin White Duke...”

Bowie releases continue to dominate the UK’s Official Vinyl Charts with the news today that Sound And Vision is straight in at #1 on the Official Vinyl Singles Chart and the Official Vinyl Album Chart has five new Bowie entries in the Top 20.

Official Vinyl Albums Chart

NEW #3 - STATION TO STATION -...
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David Bowie
02/17/2017 at 03:09. Facebook
★ IS MPG’S UK ALBUM OF THE YEAR

“Sounds of laughter, shades of life are ringing through my open ears...”

David Bowie’s ★ album was given the Music Producers Guild - MPG UK Album of the Year Award, at a ceremony for the 9th MPG Awards event at Grosvenor House, in London's Park Lane this evening (Thursday 16th). The accolade was awarded to David Bowie and Tony Visconti

Tony collected the...
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02/15/2017 at 01:42. Facebook
BARNBROOK DESIGNS SAN MARINO BOWIE STAMPS

“So send me a letter...”

The multi award-winning designer and Luton Town FC fan, Jonathan Barnbrook, has designed a beautiful set of Bowie stamps for the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino).

Produced for the 70th anniversary of the birth of David Bowie, here’s the description regarding the 3 stamps from...
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DUNCAN JONES TWEETS FOLLOWING ★ GRAMMY WINS

“But I know you’ll hold your head up high...”

A very moving message from a proud son to his father: [ Smarturl.it Link ]

#DuncanJones #59thGrammyAwards #Grammys2017 #BowieGrammyAwards #BowieBlackstar #Blackstar
★ WINS ALL FIVE NOMINATED GRAMMYS

“Ladies and gentlemen...and others”

Congratulations are due to all involved with the creation of David Bowie’s ★ album, after the news that the release enjoyed a clean sweep at the Recording Academy / GRAMMYs tonight, with all five nominations winning the gongs in the following categories...

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SOUND AND VISION IS FORTY TODAY

“And I will sing...”

Originally released on Friday February 11th 1977 in the UK, Sound And Vision became a #3 hit when it was released as the lead single from the extraordinary Low LP.

It was unusual for a single not to precede an album release, and considering this and the fact that RCA didn’t really promote either the album or the single in the UK, it’s...
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NO PLAN EP CLEAR BLUE VINYL 12"

“Distorted view, see through baby blue...”

Aside from the formats of the No Plan EP we announced a couple of days ago, (CD and two vinyl 12" versions) there will now be a clear blue vinyl 12" produced exclusively for independent record shops.

This numbered limited edition (one-run only), also features the laser etching on the B-side of the vinyl. It will be...
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LAST CHANCE TO HEAR EXPLORING 'LIFE ON MARS?'

“To the seat with the clearest view...”

Another final chance to hear one of the many excellent BBC Bowie tributes from last month. This time it’s Tris Penna’s fascinating Exploring 'Life On Mars?', presented by Martin Kemp and originally broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on January 9th.

If you have access to the BBC, you really have to listen to this...
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UK MOJO ZIGGY SOUVENIR FOR MARCH 7 ONLY

“It’s the last show that we’ll ever do...”

CinEvents and MOJO have given us the exclusive reveal of the Ziggy souvenir cover that will only be available to attendees of the March 7th Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars screenings in UK cinemas. Every attendee will receive a copy of the magazine which will fully document the Ziggy-era.

This is a...
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NO PLAN EP PHYSICAL RELEASE DUE

“I’m lost in streams of sound...”

~ DAVID BOWIE NO PLAN EP PHYSICAL RELEASE
~ AVAILABLE ON CD - FEBRUARY 24
~ BLACK VINYL 12" - APRIL 21
~ LIMITED EDITION MADE-TO-ORDER DIE-CUT WHITE VINYL 12" WITH EXCLUSIVE ARTWORK LITHOGRAPH - MAY 26

~ PRE-ORDERS FOR ALL VERSIONS LIVE NOW: [ Smarturl.it Link ]

#BowieNoPlan #BowieNoPlanEP

Featuring the three final...
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LAST CHANCE TO HEAR REMEMBERING DAVID BOWIE

“Give it to me one more time!”

Following on from our reminder that you have a few days left to listen to Marc Riley’s superb BBC Radio 6 Music show with Geoff MacCormack (including Bowie’s last ever radio interview [ Smarturl.it Link ], you only have today to have a final listen to the Mary Anne Hobbs programme, Remembering David Bowie: [...
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MARC RILEY’S DB DEEP CUT OF THE DAY

“It's all I ever wanted...”

As you are no doubt well aware, Marc Riley has long flown the Bowie flag very high at the BBC over the years. His loyalty was rewarded directly many times via interviews and even a radio session in October 1999 for the show that Marc co-hosted with Mark Radcliffe. The pair also introduced Bowie onstage a couple of times. Marc...
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EARTHLING RELEASED 20 YEARS AGO TODAY

“My, my, the time do fly...”

David Bowie’s 1997 album Earthling was released in the UK on February 3rd 1997, with the usual worldwide regional variations, note earlier French release date in our graphic.

The album produced a run of superb singles (most of them accompanied by some of Bowie’s best ever videos), in the shape of Telling Lies, Little Wonder,...
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ZIGGY’S FIRST SHOW 45 YEARS AGO TONIGHT

“If you think we're gonna make it, you better hang on to yourself...”

Today is the 45th anniversary of the very first Ziggy Stardust gig, which took the form of a warm up show at Friars Aylesbury, Borough Assembly Hall, right about now, on January 29th, 1972.

Billed by the club as THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PERSON IN THE WORLD, Bowie gave the Friars audience...
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CELEBRATE BOWIE AT TCR NYC NEXT SUNDAY

“Blue, blue, electric blue, That's the colour of The Cutting Room...”

Following the success of the September gig, The Cutting Room in NYC has scheduled another Bowie tribute next Sunday, February 5th, with a presentation of 22 classic Bowie songs, performed by “Bowie collaborators and co-conspirators”.

Tickets are available here: [ Smarturl.it Link ]...
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DB IS TOKYO FEBRUARY WEEKDAYS ONLY TICKET

“Oh, wait until the crowd goes...”

A new ticket type is now available for the February 2017 stint of the DAVID BOWIE is - デヴィッド・ボウイ大回顧展 exhibition at Warehouse TERRADA G1 Building in Tokyo, it’s the 'February Weekdays Only Ticket'.

For a more enjoyable experience all round, we would encourage people to visit as early as possible. Many attendees...
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BARNBROOK WINS BEAZLEY DESIGNS OF THE YEAR

“I’m not a popstar...”

In a ceremony at the Design Museum on London’s High Street Kensington, presented by Will Gompertz (Arts Editor of the BBC), this evening, the jury for Beazley Designs of the Year selected Jonathan Barnbrook’s Blackstar design as the winner of the Graphics category.

A jovial but humbled Barnbrook was there in person to...
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ROYAL MAIL TO HONOUR BOWIE WITH 10 SPECIAL STAMPS

“Somebody send me...”

Royal Mail in the UK has announced it will issue a set of 10 Special Stamps (pictured) as a tribute to David Bowie in March.

Among the items being produced are the following:

Set of 10 David Bowie Special Stamps (6 album covers and 4 live shots)
Presentation Pack
First Day Cover - Stamps
First Day Cover - Stamp...
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THANK YOU AND GOODBYE TO LAZARUS

“I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen...”

We were trying to think of a way of thanking everybody involved with the success of the Lazarus Musical after a very emotional final performance on Sunday. Help arrived unexpectedly in the form of a hand-written letter given to cast member Amy Lennox (Elly), after Sunday’s show.

The note was written by 15-year-old,...
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DUNCAN JONES BREATHES A SIGH OF RELIEF

“Bow-wow, woof woof, bow-wow, wow...”

You may have seen a Tweet from Duncan Jones which we Retweeted back at the start of the year. It was regarding the sad tale of a three-year-old Lurcher cross, Bowie, who had been “overlooked by hundreds of potential new owners because his eyes are different colours”.

Bowie had been looking for a home since...
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