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Newly-discovered Suffragette City live 1978

on September 14, 2017

 

“Ohhh, Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am!”

 

With just two weeks to go until the release of ANCIANT, we thought you might like to hear this previously unreleased live version of Suffragette City.

 

The track was omitted from the original Stage album in 1978 and from the 2005 reissue. However, a tape containing this recording from 29th April, 1978, at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, was uncovered during research for the ‘A New Career In A New Town’ box set. 

 

Listen to it here now and pre-order the box set here,

 

 

#ANCIANTbox  #ANewCareerInANewTownBox  #BowieStage

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Bowie and Iggy 1977 by Sukita at Snap

on September 14, 2017

 

“I'll give you eyes of blue”

 

Following the success of Sukita’s 'Blows Up' Bowie and Iggy exhibition in Japan back in January, the photographer is taking his 'DAVID BOWIE 1977 IGGY POP' show to Snap Galleries in London, the venue of many previous Bowie photo exhibitions.

 

Over to SNAP for the lowdown...

 

 

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DAVID BOWIE 1977 IGGY POP - Photographs by Masayoshi Sukita

 

Masayoshi Sukita’s photographs need no introduction to fans of David Bowie.

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ANCIANT Album Focus: Lodger

on September 13, 2017

 

“Heaven loves ya, The clouds part for ya...”

 

(ANCIANT = A New Career In A New Town)

 

This is the second instalment of our album focus on David Bowie’s Lodger.

 

Here follows an excerpt from an old UNCUT interview with David about the confusingly named Berlin Trilogy. This snippet is from the part regarding Lodger. UNCUT never published the full interview, but you can read the unedited version of it here.

 

 

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LODGER

 

UNCUT: An album which really divides Bowie fans - it is either devout love or total indifference.

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ANCIANT Album Focus: Lodger

on September 11, 2017

 

“Sometimes I feel, The need to move on”

 

(ANCIANT = A New Career In A New Town)

 

Two and a half weeks till the September 29th release of the David Bowie: A New Career In A New Town (1977–1982) box set (ANCIANT), and the subject of our album focus this week is Lodger.

 

Have a listen to the third and final album in the so called 'Berlin Trilogy' on the official ANCIANT playlist.

 

Pre-order ANCIANT here.

 

 

#ANCIANTbox  #ANewCareerInANewTownBox  #BowieLodger

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Lust For Life is forty today

on September 09, 2017

 

“Here comes my face, Out of the crowd”

 

We posted a piece back in March celebrating the 40th anniversary of Iggy Pop’s debut solo album, The Idiot. 

 

Well, today is the 40th anniversary of Lust For Life, the follow up to The Idiot. Yes, it’s an Iggy Pop album, but it’s also an important part of David Bowie’s recorded history.

 

Bowie co-wrote seven of the nine tracks on the record and suggested the title Lust For Life, after having composed the riff on a ukulele with the Armed Forces Network staccato TV station ident for inspiration, as the pair watched TV one evening.

 

Bowie, Pop and

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