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RS readers make ★ #1 album of 2016

on December 08, 2016

 

“No better do we know”

 

Hot on the heels of Rolling Stone magazine making David Bowie’s ★ LP their 2nd best album of 2016, their readers have done the right thing and voted it their #1 album of 2016.

 

Here’s what the magazine’s Andy Greene has to say about ★

 

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1. David Bowie, 'Blackstar'

The world had two days to digest David Bowie's Blackstar without the intense emotional baggage of knowing he made it while dying.

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#DavidBowie Twitter Billboard in NYC

on December 06, 2016

 

“New York’s in love”

 

Any of you New Yorkers spotted this Twitter billboard in NYC? Apparently it’s part of a campaign highlighting the most talked about things on Twitter in 2016.

 

The photograph of DB they’ve used is The Archer by John Robert Rowlands. Pretty impressive stuff.

 

 

#Bowie  #DavidBowie  #DavidBowieTwitter  #DavidBowieNYC

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★ Receives 5 GRAMMY Awards Nominations

on December 06, 2016

 

“I can't answer why (I'm a blackstar)”

 

It is with much pleasure that we can report that David Bowie’s ★ album has five selections in the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees list.

 

★ is nominated in the following categories...

 

 

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12.Best Rock Performance

 

Blackstar

David Bowie

Track from: Blackstar

Label: ISO/Columbia Records

 

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14.Best Rock Song

 

Blackstar

David Bowie, songwriter (David Bowie)

Track from: Blackstar

Label: ISO/Columbia Records; Publisher(s): Nipple

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Amazon UK customers make ★ best release of 2016

on December 05, 2016

 

“At the centre of it all”

 

David Bowie’s ★ album has been singled out as the best album of 2016 by Amazon UK @AmazonMusicUK customers and also the Best Of The Best to boot. Here’s the Amazon blurb...

 

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Welcome to the best of 2016 - as chosen by Amazon customers. We’ve combined the highest-rated and most reviewed titles to reveal the top 10 customer picks of 2016 across movies, TV, music, games and books.

 

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A massive thank you to all of you who helped make ★ such a

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Limited edition Japanese picture disc details

on December 05, 2016

 

“I smiled sadly, for a love I could not obey”

 

Last week we announced the 7" 45 picture disc produced to coincide with the Japanese opening of DAVID BOWIE is in Tokyo on January 8th, 2017.

 

The disc will be sold exclusively at the DAVID BOWIE is official shop during the exhibition run from 8 January to 9 April, 2017, and will feature the following two tracks:

 

A SIDE

LADY STARDUST [4-TRACK DEMO – STEREO]

 

AA SIDE

CRYSTAL JAPAN

 

Lady Stardust (David’s ode to Marc Bolan), is the original solo piano and voice, 4-track demo, recorded at the same time as Right On Mother at Radio Luxembourg

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