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David Bowie releases his 23rd solo album in the first week of October but you can hear the whole album before anybody else TODAY (and for the next 10 days) on BowieNet and nine other sites in a global web-ring...and it's free to listen!!
Here is a list of the other "Hours..." Webring participants:
Virgin America/The Raft (TBC)
BowieNet is pleased to host the track "If I'm Dreaming my Life".
Click the 40kbps link if you have a fast internet connection (56kbps modem or faster), otherwise use the 16kbps version.
Scheduled for Tuesday, November 9th (we will have to confirm this date for you), VH1 will present a day devoted to one of the most consistently innovative stars Britain has ever produced. David Bowie!
Here is the scheduled line-up:
GREATEST HITS OF DAVID BOWIE:
1300 & 1800
David Bowie Day kicks off with thirty minutes of his biggest hits to date.
VH1 TO ONE: DAVID BOWIE
1330, 1830 & 0100
With new material flying out of record store, David Bowie talks exclusively to VH1 about his career to date and his hopes for the future, in this brand new interview.
STORYTELLERS - DAVID
Wednesday, Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani threatened to cut off all city funding to the Brooklyn Museum of Art unless it cancels next week's opening of SENSATION, a project that Bowie has been involved with and supports.
Damien Hirsts and Chris Ofili, two of Bowie's favorite artists are both at the center of the controversy. If you remember back to Bowie's journal from October 29th, 1998, Bowie predicted that Chris Ofili would win the prestigious Turner Prize, which Ofili did indeed win.
Ofili is a Roman Catholic whose portrait of the Virgin Mary was at the heart of the Mayors complaints.
Check out this new article entitled "The man who fell for the Net:David Bowie loves a good gimmick -- especially if it's hi-tech
Here is a brief excerpt that we thought you'd enjoy.
Bowie even brought a digital camera along to the interview so he could take pictures of the photographers -- to put up on the first artist-created Internet service provider, BowieNet -- while they took pictures of him.