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Friday Music to issue Outside for Black Friday

on September 17, 2015


“The music is outside”


Friday Music will release their fifth Bowie 180g audiophile coloured vinyl for Black Friday on November 27th.

Housed in their trademark tri-fold sleeve, 1. Outside will be released for the first time on vinyl in its entirety. It will be issued as a double album pressed on white vinyl.

A single disc version titled Excerpts From Outside was released on vinyl originally, but it omitted several tracks and had edits of others.

Released in September 1995, the Bowie/Eno/Richards produced album was a Top 10 hit in the UK where it reached #8.

Three singles were released from

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Exclusive limited edition Space Oddity bundle

on September 16, 2015


“And the papers want to know whose T-shirts you wear”


Many of you will have received an email regarding a Space Oddity 40th Anniversary T-shirt/Pic Disc bundle pre-order offer. But, for those that haven’t...

These Tees are produced in very limited quantities and this one is no exception with just 200 bundles available.

Pre-order yours here now.

Despite the imagery used for this disc and T-shirt set, we’re not talking about the anniversary of the original 1969 issue on Philips, which gave Bowie his first Top 5 hit on the UK singles chart, or even the 1973 US release which reached #15 on

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Reality album is twelve

on September 16, 2015


“Hey boy welcome to Reality”


Reality, David Bowie’s 26th studio LP, was released in the USA on this day in 2003. (September 15th in the UK)

Produced by David Bowie and Tony Visconti the album peaked at #3 on the UK chart and fared even better in many other European countries.

If for some strange reason it’s an album you’re unfamiliar with, check it out now.


#DavidBowie #RealityAlbum

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Happy 50th Birthday David Bowie

on September 16, 2015


“Fame, What's your name?”


David Bowie is 50-years-old least the name David Bowie is.

The most solid evidence of when David chose to go with Bowie over Jones as his professional name, first appeared in Kenneth Pitt's book, David Bowie The Pitt Report. In it Ken talks about the transition between David's managers from one Ralph Horton to Ken himself. In a telephone conversation of the 15th, Ralph discussed with Ken the possibility of Ken taking over the management reins.

The time wasn't right for Ken just yet.

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Five Years Box - Album 7: Aladdin Sane

on September 13, 2015


“He's outrageous, he screams and he bawls”


As we previously mentioned, the biggest hit single taken from Aladdin Sane was The Jean Genie which peaked at #2 on the UK singles chart in January 1973.

Mick Rock filmed and directed the rousing accompanying promo video for the track in San Francisco in October 1972.

Intercut with live footage from the Winterland Audiorium and scenes of DB with a cavorting Cyrinda Foxe outside the aptly named Mars Hotel, the film also featured footage of Bowie miming to the track in a hired studio with The Spiders From Mars.

You can watch the video here, and