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Nothing Has Changed campaign artwork tease

on September 30, 2014

 

“Look in his eyes and see your reflection”

 

The Jimmy King photograph accompanying this item is one of the images being used for part of the upcoming Nothing Has Changed campaign.

Much more than that we cannot tell you right now, suffice to say, keep your eye out for next week’s NME (Issue dated October 11th, street date October 8th), which will feature an explanation of the artwork concept for Nothing Has Changed, among other things.

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The Chicago Reader celebrates The Elephant Man

on September 30, 2014

 

“He’s a broken man”

 

The Chicago Reader has posted a cool piece by Patrick Sisson titled; The time David Bowie called Chicago home.

It relates to Bowie's time in Chicago while performing the lead role of Joseph Merrick in the stage show of The Elephant Man from August 5 to August 31 1980.

Here’s a bit from Julie Weiss, the production's costume designer.

 

“Watching David Bowie become the Elephant Man, it was so much more than a cap, a hood, and a loincloth for me. It was seeing the soul of Merrick scream the line 'I am not an animal!

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GAD wears Bowie for Kravitz iTunes show

on September 28, 2014

 

“I should wear your old red dress”

 

All round top fella and brilliant photographer to boot, Brian Rasic, sent in this splendid shot (main pic) of Gail Ann Dorsey sporting a Bowie T-shirt, onstage at Friday night’s Lenny Kravitz (See inset pic) iTunes Festival gig at The Roundhouse.

GAD is currently on tour with Lenny and it was a treat to see her back onstage. You can view the show for a limited time on iTunes.

Sadly there was no Bowie tune performed by LK and the gang, which is a shame considering what a good fist he made of DJ back in 2008 on French TV show Taratata.

Meanwhile, those of

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September 27 good for Scary Monsters and Reality

on September 27, 2014

 

“More Idols than realities”

 

Both David Bowie’s Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) and Reality entered the UK album chart on this day in 1980 and 2003 respectively.

The former entered at #1 and the latter at #3, which were also the peak positions for both.

Both artworks featured paintings of Bowie as have a few of the other 27 Bowie studio albums (can you name the others?).

However, it may have escaped your attention that Edward Bell’s Scary Monsters painting has a flipped image of Bowie, the eyes are the obvious giveaway.

Bell got it right later for his portrait of Bowie which he is

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BowieBall NYC 2014 on sale now

on September 25, 2014

 

“New York’s In Love”

 

It’s that time of year again and Deryck Todd has been in touch with details of this year’s BowieBall in NYC.

You have a little over a fortnight (October 12) to get your look together if you want to try and out-Bowie one of the stars of the video for The Stars (Are Out Tonight), Iselin Steiro.

Iselin, who played a young Bowie clone in the promo, is pictured here from a shoot from October 2010 for Vogue Paris.

Visit the BowieBallNYC page to view pictures from past events and to purchase tickets for this one.

We are duty-bound to point out that this is not an official

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