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Ten-page Bowie NME feature out now

on October 15, 2014

 

“A couple of songs from your old scrapbook“

 

Out today is the NME Bowie cover feature we told you about yesterday and last week.

The piece kicks off with a three-page article which has the following standfirst: “’Nothing Has Changed’, claims the title of a new David Bowie greatest hits collection. Dan Stubbs picks through its new material, artwork and track listing to see what it reveals about the man who changed everything”.

The remaining seven pages are headed: “David Bowie’s greatest hits according to NME - with a little help from our friends“.

NME Staff members, along with several

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Bowie, Beethoven’s 9th and balloons for Berlin party

on October 14, 2014

 

“Twenty thousand people, Cross Bösebrücke” or... “To paint that love upon a white balloon”

 

On the 37th anniversary of the release of "Heroes", AFP has reported that Germany will throw a giant street party next month to mark 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall with light shows, Beethoven and a rendition of David Bowie's Cold War hit "Heroes".

Here’s an edited extract from the article.

 

On-stage talks by former anti-communist dissidents will be part of the festivities to mark the anniversary of November 9, 1989, when people power spelt the death-knell of East Germany.

"With the

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Sue makes BBC Radio 6 Music 'A' Playlist

on October 14, 2014

 

“I can still hear some pop...popular 6 Music”

 

Congrats to David Bowie and all involved with the creation of Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) with the news that BBC Radio 6 Music has put the track on their 'A' Playlist.

Even though several 6 Music DJs are already playing the track, the playlist officially takes effect from this coming Saturday 18th October.

But, in the meantime, don't forget you can listen to Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) here on the new DavidBowie.com splash page

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"HEROES" released on this day in 1977

on October 14, 2014

 

“In the world of today, for tomorrow’s man”

 

The advertising strapline ran with the legend: “Tomorrow Belongs To Those Who Can Hear It Coming”, which is ironic considering it seems like "HEROES" was only released yesterday, not 37 years ago!

The Bowie/Visconti produced "HEROES" peaked at #3 in the UK album chart in November 1977, a year in which it was also named Album Of The Year in both NME and Melody Maker. No mean feat considering the stiff competition it was up against at the time.

With this in mind, it's difficult to understand why the title track, released in September 1977, only

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Ten-page Bowie Best Of cover feature in NME

on October 14, 2014

 

“Just about the best you can hear”

 

As we mentioned last week, In celebration of the upcoming release of David Bowie’s Nothing Has Changed Best Of compilation, the new issue of the world’s most popular music weekly has a ten-page cover feature wherein they list Bowie’s greatest hits according to NME. (Issue dated October 18th, on sale October 15th)

The blurb on the front cover, which we can exclusively reveal here, reads thus: “BOWIE -  His real greatest hits as decided by NME - with a little help from Thurston Moore, Wild Beasts, Johnny Marr, St Vincent, Temples, Anna Calvi and more.”

And

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