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Brit Awards Is A Go

on February 21, 1999

We can now confirm the rumor that David Bowie and Placebo will perform together at the upcoming Brit Awards 1999. The event is to be broadcast on the ITV network on the 17th February, from 8pm till 10. PlaceboPlacebo began in 1996 with the critically acclaimed 'Come Home' single in January '96, and toured Europe with David Bowie. Bowie was intrigued by Placebo, and at his request, Placebo supported him again on various dates throughout the 'Earthling' European summer tour in 1997. Placebo are also one of the nominees for best British Video with Pure Morning.

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Riverside Reports In Today's Uk Press

on February 21, 1999

And I, I could be King...

Riverside reports are coming thick and fast now, with reports in much of this morning's press here in the UK. Here are a few excerpts from some of the pieces:

The Guardian - An encore featuring a breathtaking version of 1979's Fantastic Voyage restores equilibrium. Bowie exits looking pleased, with good reason. After all, most of his 1970s peers would be hard pushed to fill a sporty hatchback with fans eager to hear their new material, let alone 68 cinemas.

The Daily Star (Includes Brian Rasic pic, see above) - King Of The World - BOWIE MAKES HISTORY AS HE WOWS

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And The Winners Are

on February 19, 1999

Over 500 entries came in for our "little" 24 hour 'Fly on the Wall' contest (though Lodger accounts for about 50 of them)! And believe it or not, ONLY 1 member got all 4 questions correct.
(answers below)

The real stumper was question # 4 - 72% of the answers that came in stated - "for design / packaging of Sound & Vision".

While 'Sound and Vision' did win a Grammy for packaging - David himself did not win the Grammy - Roger Gorman from Reiner Design walked away with the award (besides our overall winner, only 1 other member answered this question correctly - Kelly-Marie Norris). 

We tried

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"fly On The Wall" Contest

on February 18, 1999

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: As of noon today, we have received hundreds and hundreds of answers to the Fly on the Wall contest.

UNFORTUNATLY, nobody has answered all 4 question correctly. Break out those Bowie history books and get cracking. You still have till 9:00 p.m. EST TONIGHT to get the right answers in!

you can email your best guesses to info@davidbowie.com Good Luck to all.

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"fly On The Wall" Contest

on February 18, 1999

As we reported to you on December 14, 1998, Bowie producer Ken Scott ( Ziggy Stardust and Hunky Dory) had talks with Nick and Warren of Duran Duran last week and will be in the studio with them for their next album very shortly.

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