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Vote for Blackstar and Lazarus in MTV VMAs

on July 28, 2016

 

“Like the video films we saw”

 

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

David Bowie videos have been nominated in the following four categories:

 

BEST ART DIRECTION

David Bowie – “Blackstar” (Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue)

 

BEST DIRECTION

David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck)

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Cinematographer: Crille Forsberg)

 

BEST EDITING

David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)

 

Congratulations to all of the above for their nominations. Vote here

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Hear live Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me 45 at UNCUT

on July 27, 2016

 

“While tens of thousands found me in demand...”

 

UNCUT magazine in the UK has posted a version of Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me online, that hasn’t had a public airing for over forty years.

Released as a promo 7" to American radio stations in September, 1974, this is the 'Short Version' single edit of the longer David Live track.

Originally recorded for Diamond Dogs, Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me was “accidentally” co-written with Warren Peace (Geoff MacCormack), who is pictured with David in our montage.

Geoff explains the genesis of the song at David’s Oakley Street home...

 

“The ground floor housed a

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Lazarus in London on sale now

on July 25, 2016

 

“We played our songs and felt the London sky”

 

The headline says it all, tickets for the London run of Lazarus are on sale here now.

 

Continue reading for venue details and dates.

 

LAZARUS

BY David Bowie and Enda Walsh

DIRECTION Ivo van Hove

INSPIRED BY THE NOVEL The Man Who Fell To Earth by Walter Tevis

 

WHEN

25 October 2016 – 22 January 2017

 

Tuesday to Saturday at 8pm

Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday matinees at 3pm

 

WHERE

Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Boulevard, London, N1C 4BU

[The entrance is located on King’s Boulevard by Battlebridge Place, directly outside King’s Cross Underground

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Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) details

on July 22, 2016

 

“Putting on a face that’s new”

 

As we mentioned yesterday, the follow up to Parlophone’s award-winning box set, David Bowie - Five Years (1969 – 1973), will be David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976), which will be released on September 23rd.

Aside from the box cover and contents pictured here, there is detail from the hardback book contained in the set, in the form of a hand-written note by David Bowie pertaining to the original intended content of 'THE GOUSTER'.

We will be posting more exclusive content from the box over the coming weeks, but meanwhile here’s the full list of

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Say hello to The Gouster

on July 21, 2016

 

“Can I be real?”

 

The follow up to Parlophone’s award-winning box set, David Bowie - Five Years (1969 – 1973), will be David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976). (More of which, later)

Exclusive to the set is The Gouster, which is previously unreleased as a complete album. Featured on the sleeve for this box set version, is a previously unpublished picture from the original photo session for the album.

Here’s how The Gouster’s tracklisting looked before it morphed into Young Americans.

 

Side 1

1. John, I’m Only Dancing (Again)

2. Somebody Up There Likes Me

3. It’s Gonna Be Me

 

Side 2

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