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Uncut awards ★ and WCIBN? best releases of 2016

on November 23, 2016

 

“At the centre of it all”

 

Uncut magazine in the UK has awarded David Bowie’s ★ album and the Who Can I Be Now? box set best new release and best archive release of the year, respectively. The Bowie At The Beeb box also makes it into the Top 20 of best archive releases of the year.

 

Congratulations to all involved in the creation of these albums and thanks to all of you who helped make them such a success.

 

Elsewhere in the mag there’s an article by David Cavanagh, as outlined by Editor‎ ‎John Mulvey, thus:

 

As it’s nearly 2017, though, we hope you’ll also allow us a little

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★ is MOJO’s album of 2016

on November 23, 2016

 

“That's the message that I sent”

 

In the week that David Bowie’s ★ re-enters the Official Vinyl Albums Chart Top 10 at #9 (18 November 2016 - 24 November 2016), MOJO magazine in the UK has made the record their Album Of The Year, 2016. Congratulations to all involved in the creation of ★ and thanks to all of you who helped make the album such a big success.

 

Following the full-page appreciation of ★, wherein Mark Paytress talks about the album with Tony Visconti, there’s a four-page timeline of 'The Year Of Bowie' by Andrew Male.

 

Elsewhere, that other ex-pupil of Lindsay Kemp, Kate

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Last Duffy-signed Bowie prints at Proud

on November 22, 2016

 

“I’d send my photograph to my honey”

 

Proud Chelsea will showcase the last remaining signed collection of Duffy’s photographs of David Bowie, in their ‘Bowie by Duffy’ exhibition which launches in London in January.

 

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Proud Chelsea Exhibition

Bowie by Duffy

6th January - 5th February 2017

 

Proud Galleries is delighted to present ‘Bowie by Duffy’; a celebration of the dynamic relationship between two of the last century’s greatest artistic innovators.

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CdB - Exclusive Artist Brixton Presale now live

on November 16, 2016

 

“You see this? This is your doing...”*

 

If you already know about this, you may want to go straight to this exclusive artist presale now.

 

The VIP Ticket includes:

 

• Premium seats (rows A, B, C, D – circle – reserved seats)

• Jump the Q

• Poster

• T shirt

 

For those not familiar with this CdB event, here’s a recap:

 

To honour David Bowie’s 70th birthday, Bowie band members, friends, and a massive ensemble of top recording and touring musicians from around the world are getting together for a one-time only series of global goodwill concerts, in aid of local charities, called

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CdB - Brixton presale from Wednesday

on November 14, 2016

 

“Watching some good friends...”

 

To honour David Bowie’s 70th birthday, Bowie band members, friends, and a massive ensemble of top recording and touring musicians from around the world are getting together for a one-time only series of global goodwill concerts, in aid of local charities, called Celebrating David Bowie. 

 

The London concert takes place in David’s birthplace in South London at O2 Academy Brixton, on what would have been his 70th birthday on 8 January, with proceeds from the show benefitting the ‘Children & the Arts’ charity (http://www.childrenandarts.org.uk/).

 

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