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Five Years Box - Album 6: Ziggy Motion Picture

on September 02, 2015

 

“Not only is it the last show of the tour...”

 

Last week we had a brief look at David Bowie’s final Ziggy show at Hammersmith Odeon on July 3rd, 1973, and the record of the event which was Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars - The Motion Picture.

We linked to Bowie’s mesmerising solo performance of My Death, and now you can check out more from the show via the David Bowie YouTube channel.

You can also listen to the soundtrack here.

 

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Happy 24th Birthday Tin Machine II

on September 02, 2015

 

“I'm a man with a beat in my pocket...“

 

Released on September 2 1991 in the UK and Europe (September 3 in the US), Tin Machine II was the second studio album from the Bowie-fronted band, Tin Machine.

Despite reaching #23 on the Official UK Album Chart, history has not been kind to this album. Indeed, it came last in a poll we conducted in 2013 of Bowie’s 27 studio albums. (The first Tin Machine album took the #26 spot!)

However, if you’re not familiar with this release and have been put off by its bad press, you really need to track it down and make up your own mind.

It's packed with

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Let's Dance: Bowie Down Under film at BFI

on September 01, 2015

 

“Screening along in South London“

 

Details of the 59th 2015 BFI London Film Festival have been announced and Ed Gibbs and Rubika Shah’s Let's Dance: Bowie Down Under, will be showing as part of Sound Mirrors: Nine diverse short films all on a musical theme.

 

There will be two screenings of the film...

 

Saturday 10 October 2015 21:00 - BFI Southbank, NFT2 - On sale: 17-09-2015 10:00 am

Monday 12 October 2015 20:45 - Ritzy Cinema, Screen 2, Brixton - On sale: 17-09-2015 10:00 am

 

See the Let's Dance: Bowie Down Under Facebook page, for further info.

 

#LetsDanceBowieDownUnder #LetsDance

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Bowie tribute show at Hard Rock Sydney

on September 01, 2015

 

“You will be like your dreams tonight”

 

If you’re down under on Wednesday evening, you may want to join a bunch of fun-loving Sydneysiders for a Bowie tribute show at the Hard Rock Café. Here follows the blurb.

 

On September 2, School of Rock Graduate School perform the amazing songs of David Bowie.

From the psychedelic Ziggy Stardust to the pop era of the 80's, Bowie's music has inspired and lifted the spirits of his fans.

School of Rock is proud to present this awesome tribute to Bowie's music and are pumped to be playing at the Hard Rock Cafe in Sydney.

Tickets are $35 and this

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Limited Groninger vinyl quantities revealed

on August 29, 2015

 

“Drink to the health of the store at Groninger”

 

Tickets for the V&A’s DAVID BOWIE is at the Groninger Museum, Groningen in the Netherlands, have now gone on general sale and first day sales were brisk.

Of course, the lure of being able to pick up more collectable Bowie vinyl won’t have hampered those ticket sales.

As we told you previously, a limited edition pressing of the Man Of Words/Man Of Music album on blue vinyl, alongside classic versions of Amsterdam and My Death as a limited edition orange vinyl 7" single, will be available to visitors to the exhibition.

The records are being

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