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David Bowie's I'm Afraid Of Americans Video Nabs Nomination From Mtv And Much Music

on September 03, 1998

DAVID BOWIE continues to make his presence strongly felt in the world of music videos, a realm in which he's known as a true pioneer. His video for "I'm Afraid Of Americans" has received two nominations: "Best Male Video" by MTV and now "Best International Video" by Canada's Much Music (the only category in which a non-Canadian can be nominated), where the video is competing against LL Cool J's "Phenomenon," Madonna's "Ray Of Light," The Smashing Pumpkins' "Ava Adore" and The Verve's "Bittersweet Symphony."

Directed by Dom & Nick (Oasis, Chemical

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Sneaker: Red Hot And Rhapsody

on September 01, 1998

Here are two exclusive photos of David at work in the studio with Angelo Badalamenti. The track they are working on is "A Foggy Day In London Town" for the album "Red Hot and Rhapsody". All proceeds will go to AIDS charities. Other contributing artists include Natalie Merchant, Sinead O'Connor, Duncan Sheik and Luscious Jackson. The album will hit the stores on October 6th.

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Bell Labs 360-degree Panoramic Webcam Brings David Bowie Internet Users On Bowienet Closer To The Artist And His Music

on August 31, 1998

MURRAY HILL, N.J. -- Bell Labs is bringing 360 degrees of DavidBowie into full view on the Internet. Users of BowieNet (www.davidbowie.com), the rock star'snewInternet service, will be able to to experience intimate live-actionviewsof Bowie thanks to FullView*, a 360-degree panoramic Webcam designed byBellLabs, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies. Initial applications call for the camera to be used forin-studio question-and-answer sessions with Bowie, as well as live"you-are-there" rehearsal sessions with Bowie and his band.

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News: Bowie And Visconti Record Track For Lennon Tribute Album

on August 30, 1998

Bowie and Tony Visconti have rekindled their working relationship after a hiatus of over 15 years. They have just completed work on two tracks, each for separate projects. We can reveal that one of the songs is a cover of John Lennon's 'Mother'. This is Bowie's contribution to the John Lennon Tribute album. The basic track was cut in Bermuda with island born Andy Newmark on drums and Reevz Gabrels on guitar. Several instruments were re-recorded and the mix completed in New York. Visconti also contributes some nifty back-up vocals.

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Mike Garson Becoming Most Used Bowie-ette This Year

on August 30, 1998

Firstly working on Trent Reznors new disk, then a summer tour with Smashing Pumpkins.( Did you catch Pumpkins bass-Miss wearing Dame Dorsey style devils horns at the Bilbao show in Spain Recently?) Most recently Mike was asked by Marilyn Manson to do the tour duty. They invited him over to talk at their recording studio in LA.

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