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Bowie UK’s best-selling RSD album and single

on April 25, 2017

 

“I'm lost in streams of sound”

 

The Official Charts Company (OCC) has announced that David Bowie is the best-selling artist of Record Store Day 2017.

 

Patient Bowie fans queued for hours (some since the previous night), to be first in line to snap up exclusive RSD Bowie vinyl on Saturday morning (22nd).

 

The clear blue vinyl No Plan EP qualified for the Official Singles Chart and when sales of the traditional black variant (released on vinyl 12" on Friday) were included, the EP rounded out the weekend as the biggest selling vinyl single, hitting the Official Singles Chart Update Top 40

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Iman’s anniversary tribute to David

on April 24, 2017

 

On the 25th anniversary of David Bowie and Iman's private civil wedding ceremony at Lausanne registry office, Switzerland in 1992, Iman paid a beautiful tribute:

 

“With you went so much of me“ – Iman

 

#BowieForever

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TV talks Bowie ’74 and mixing Cracked Actor

on April 21, 2017

 

“Crack baby crack, show me you're real”

 

Ahead of tomorrow’s RSD vinyl issue of Cracked Actor (Live In Los Angeles 1974), Tony Visconti has kindly written a few words for us about catching Bowie in performance in 1974 and the emotional task of mixing Cracked Actor for release...

 

 

I had the good fortune to see one of the earlier versions of the Diamond Dogs tour in New York. It was the most ambitious stage design I had ever seen for a Rock show. There was a suspension bridge between two towers. David would disappear and reappear minutes later at the top of the bridge.

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Never Let Me Down is 30 today

on April 20, 2017

 

"When all your faith is failing, Call my name"

 

Thirty years ago today, David Bowie released his seventeenth studio album, Never Let Me Down.

 

The album hasn't weathered well over the years...it's had a track surgically removed from it, never to be spoken of again, and even its creator didn’t have the nicest things to say about it.

 

Despite all this, it did reach #6 in the UK album chart back in 1987 and was certified gold three  months later.

 

Three singles were released from the album: Day-In Day-Out, Time Will Crawl and Never Let Me Down, all of which reached the UK Top 40 and the

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No Plan EP clear blue 12" release dates

on April 19, 2017

 

“I’ve got Friday (and Saturday) on my mind”

 

Back in February when we told you about the numbered, limited edition (one-run only), clear blue vinyl 12" of the No Plan EP (produced exclusively for independent record shops), we stated that it would be released internationally on April 21st.

 

That’s still the plan in North America, but the UK has it as a Record Store Day (RSD) only release, which is this coming Saturday the 22nd...as if you didn’t already know.

 

There may be other territorial adjustments, but either way it’s probably best to check that your local emporium is stocking the

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