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Digital Download Expanded To Australia

on September 21, 1999
    Bowie's new album "Hours..." is out! The album download is available in two different formats: Microsoft Windows Media Player and Liquid Audio (both players are available for free download at the links above).

    Bowie fans can choose to purchase the album in either format; if you choose the Windows Media Player format, the album download includes a special edition David Bowie Player.



    As reported last week, the download is only available through participating retailers whose sites are based in the US, Canada and now Australia.

    Here is a list of retail sites offering the Bowie Download.
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I Want A Ticket!!

on September 21, 1999
    Well, get this! There is a chance of getting tickets for the upcoming NBC shows if you are feelin lucky! Well do ya?

    If you call the Conan show right now, (212) 664-3056/3057 and ask for tickets (up to 4 per person) they STILL have ticket's available.

    According to the folks at NBC, if you show up at NBC on the 49th Street side of the building the day of a scheduled show at or before 9:00 a.m., you can get in line for STAND BY tickets, meaning that if someone with a reserved ticket does NOT show up, you could potentially get in.

    Call the (212) 664-3056/3057 for more details. If you do
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Omikron Review

on September 21, 1999
    There is a in-depth review of Omikron: The Nomad Soul on www.gamecenter.com

    Here is an excerpt:
    Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the game, and the one gaining the most press thus far, is not the game's graphics, scope, martial arts elements, or risqué content. It is the music, and the star behind it--the Thin White Duke himself, David Bowie, who contributes voice acting and his likeness to portray the enigmatic music star, Boz. Apparently Bowie, who has his own ISP (BowieNet) was thrilled at the prospect.

    Campbell went on to say: "[We were] surprised and hugely pleased when talk
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First Hits

on September 20, 1999
    Here is a quick look at some of the first media response to the Bowie releases. 'hours...'



    ROLLING STONE
    'Bowie's Golden Hours David Bowie digs into his past for 'hours...' his strongest album in years.' (NOTE:- 'strongest album in years' has become the standard description for nearly every album Bowie has put out in the 90's)

    MAIL ON SUNDAY (UK)
    '..is the record as interesting as it's means of delivery? The answer is an emphatic yes...Album opener 'Thursday's Child' ...is gorgeous..this is one of the best vocal performances of his career.'

    SUNDAY TIMES (UK)
    (from a profile) "I like his new
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Lust For Life

on September 20, 1999

Be on the look-out for a new beer advertisement in New Zealand.Steinlager Beer is using "Lust For Life" as background music for their new ads which will air on TV over the next year throughout New Zealand. Look for the ads to start airing soon.

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