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Changes inducted into GRAMMY Hall of Fame

on July 23, 2017

 

“Oh, look out you rock 'n rollers”

 

At the tail end of last year, the GRAMMY Awards department announced that David Bowie’s Changes was being inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame, 45 years after its release as a 45.

 

They’ve recently been in touch with a certificate and the award to mark that fact.

 

So congratulations to all those involved with the making of this classic track, which was originally to be heard on the Hunky Dory album.

 

But, of course, special mention must be made of Bowie himself, the man who wrote what is considered by many to be his signature song, and a good one

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Lazarus in Amsterdam next year

on July 22, 2017

 

“...speak Chinese, French and Dutch?” *

 

As you may already know, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant, has announced that David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus will open in Amsterdam next year.

 

Here’s an edited excerpt in English from the interview with Albert Verlinde:

 

 

A beaming Albert Verlinde (56) greets me in his office in the Zuidas business district of Amsterdam. He has news. He has managed to bring a special production to the Netherlands: Lazarus, the musical which director Ivo van Hove created with David Bowie in 2015. ‘I'm so proud’, says Verlinde. ‘We've already started casting.

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"Heroes" 40th anniversary picture disc

on July 19, 2017

 

“We can be Heroes, for ever and ever, What d'you say?”

 

Many of you will have already worked out that "Heroes" will be the next limited edition 40th-anniversary 7" picture disc. It will be issued on 22nd September 2017 via Parlophone.

 

Originally released in the UK on 23rd September 1977, "Heroes" was the first single to be taken from the album of the same name, the second of the so-called ‘Berlin Trilogy’ of albums.

 

"Heroes" was recorded in English, French and German and has over the past forty years become an inspirational anthem.

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A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN (1977 – 1982)

on July 12, 2017

“THERE’S OLD WAVE. THERE’S NEW WAVE. AND THERE’S DAVID BOWIE...”

 

DAVID BOWIE - ‘A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN (1977 – 1982)’

 

THE THIRD IN A SERIES OF DAVID BOWIE BOX SETS - RELEASED 29th SEPTEMBER 2017

 

CD, DIGITAL* AND AUDIOPHILE VINYL BOX SETS EXCLUSIVELY FEATURE ‘LODGER’ (TONY VISCONTI 2017 MIX)

 

‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST’ (EXTENDED VERSION) AVAILABLE NOW AS AN INSTANT GRAT TRACK - PREVOUSLY UNAVAILABLE ON DIGITAL / CD: BuyANCIANT

 

#ANCIANTbox  

 

Parlophone Records are proud to announce DAVID BOWIE ‘A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN (1977 – 1982)’, the third in a series of box sets spanning

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Happy 1st birthday to Stenton David Jones

on July 10, 2017

 

“Soon you'll grow so take a chance, With a couple of Kooks, Hung up on romancing” - The little lad’s grandad for the little lad’s dad, 1971.

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