MuchMusic will be re-airing the "99 Brit Awards" (150min) this Thursday, July 8, 9pm PT, and again on Friday, July 9, 1999 12:00 am PT. Check their site for more details.
Performers: Eurythmics, The Corrs, Cher, Manic Street Preachers, Robbie Williams, Boyzone, Placebo & David Bowie, Whitney Houston plus an Abba medley performed by Billie, Steps, B*Witched, Cleopatra and Tina Cousins. Host: Johnny Vaughn. Plus backstage reports from Much's own Rebecca Rankin. Recorded at the London Arena, Feb. 16/99. (first aired Feb. 24/99) A LOOK BACK AT MUCHMUSIC
Last week we reported to you that David Bowie had made the Top Ten list in 'Q' readers poll - The 100 Greatest Stars of the 20th Century (Aug 99 issue).
Well, the Sun newspaper, (biggest in UK) seem to disagree with the Top 100 Q results and have decided to run their own Poll. The Sun is accepting votes via email, so here is a good opportunity to let your voice be heard in this matter. So, who are your "Top 5 Favorite Artists of All Time??"
We have set up a little auto-mailer form that will send your vote directly to the Sun newspaper. Fill in the form with your Favorite Artists of all
Originaly Released in 1983, and Directed by Nagisa Oshima, Bowie stars as a World War II POW in a Japanese camp.
Story Synopsis: Major Jack "Strafer" Celliers In this taut psychological drama about clashing cultures and survival set in the midst of World War II, Bowie stars as Jack Celliers, a British army officer who is sentenced to a Japanese P.O.W. camp in Java. There, he engages in a private war of wills with the camp's commander (RYUICHI SAKAMOTO), and a belligerent sergeant (TAKESHI).