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on January 04, 2000


The Sunday Times produced a special Millenium Souvenir Issue with Full 24-hour coverage of the event from around the world. As well as national celebrations, there were stories about personal experiences of the big day.

Chosen as 'THE SINGER AND THE MODEL' were DAVID and IMAN.

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info courtesy Spaceface

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Digital Db

on January 04, 2000



Rolling Stone ran an article recently (12/20/99) about the popularity (or lack thereof) of EMDs (or Electronic Media devices). Part of the problem, they say, is the quality of music avaliable for download. Most artists stick to traditional album sales, but who knows what the future of downloadable music is?


"When the major labels start allowing their best-selling recordings to be downloaded, like Virgin did with David Bowie's 'hours...', that's when consumers will likely make the move to EMDs. 'That will accelerate the growth,' says the analyst, 'because it's going to be driven by content.'"

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Bowie On Kroq

on January 03, 2000


'I had to phone someone, so I picked on Rodney'

Should old acquaintance be forgot, DB phoned an old acquaintance, champion of all things Bowie, and host of LosAngeles radio station
KROQ, Rodney Biggenheimer. The interview last Sunday night (Jan 2nd), was a fairly lengthy affair, in which David revealed some of his upcoming plans, none of which were particularly newsworthy to those of you who read these pages on a regular basis.

Among the projects discussed were his one European festival appearance this summer, the next studio album withTony Visconti and the fact that he intends to re-record

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Shrinking Jimmy Returns

on January 03, 2000

Everyone's favorite faux-hit single is now making a splash at BowieNet. First there was the shirt incident, then there was the Copenhagen performance, then, the rumours of the 'Shrink That Shirt Again' single were confirmed by our outstanding U.K. sleuth, Total Blam Blam. The news got out, the lyrics got out, but that was just the beginning. Ladies, and gentlemen, BowieNet offers to you, as a peaceful Millenium gesture, the original performance of this masterpiece that is now sweeping the world.

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'survive' Single Of The Week On Radio 2

on January 03, 2000



'I had to phone someone, so I picked on Ken'

In a similar excercise David spoke to the
BBC yesterday from New York. The brief interview wasbroadcast this morning on Radio 2's Ken Bruce Show, (which airs weekdays between 9:30am and noon)who currently have 'Survive' as their 'Single of the Week'. The chat which centred around the inspirationfor 'Survive' was played around 10:15 this morning of the 4th, and I hope to bring you a fuller transcriptover the next day or two.

Total Blam Blam - (European Correspondent)

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