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David Bowie is documentary in the US tonight

on September 23, 2014


“Like the V&A films we saw”


Are you a young* American Bowie fan wondering if there’s anything decent on the box this evening?

Well stop right there and go check ticket availability at your nearest participating cinema for the David Bowie is documentary film, this very evening.

And don’t forget, from September 25 young* Canadians can see the film and then the worldwide youth* can enjoy it from November 5.


* Actually, people of all ages are welcome, but the Bowie pun wouldn't have worked otherwise.

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David Bowie Is at MCA in Chicago now

on September 23, 2014


“It’s happening now”


Following a great build up and the proclamation that today is David Bowie Day in Chicago, the MCA’s version of David Bowie Is can now be enjoyed by many more thousands of peoploids.

Aside from the exhibition itself, don’t forget to keep an eye on the MCA Bowie Events page for lots of exciting stuff.

Today’s events include a David Bowie Tribute Concert at Daley Plaza at noon (local time) and a set of Bowie covers from White Mystery (the Chicago-based brother-sister rock ‘n’ roll duo), at the MCA at 6:00pm this evening.

If you can't make it to the opening today, you

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KOW picture disc and S&V Box out now

on September 23, 2014


“It’s no secret”


Released yesterday in the UK and today in the US are both the reissued Sound + Vision 4CD set and the Knock On Wood (KOW) 40th Anniversary picture disc.

The exclusive KOW picture disc and T-shirt bundle is still available here.

However, the KOW bundle which included an exclusive commemorative ticket stub replica from Bowie’s 1974 concert at the Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, has now completely sold out.

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Sue single update plus cover artwork revealed

on September 22, 2014


“Was loving her such a crime...”


As we told you a couple of weeks back, Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime), will be released as a limited edition 10” single and digital download in the UK on Monday, November 17th. (In the US the single will be released as a Black Friday 2014 exclusive 10” on November 28th.)

Here’s the tracklisting for both the physical and digital download formats.


10” UK Catalogue Number: 10RDB2014



A/ 1. Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) (7.24)

B/ 1. 'Tis A Pity She Was A Whore (5.27)

     2. Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) (radio edit) (4.01)



1. Sue (Or In A Season

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Simon Critchley and Rick Moody discuss Lodger

on September 21, 2014


“Yassassin - I’m not a moody guy”


There’s a great piece over on wherein; “A David Bowie critic and an obsessive battle over maddening brilliance of Lodger”.

In other words, Simon Critchley and Rick Moody discuss “Bowie's 1979 masterpiece, Lodger, and the way pop music mutates and deepens over time”, via this lengthy and fascinating email exchange.

If you’re not familiar with their work but think you’ve heard the names before, then that’s because you probably have.

Rick Moody is the chap who exclusively managed to get Bowie to talk about The Next Day last year, in the shape of a