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French Grazia magazine Bowie special out now

on February 23, 2015


“And so the story goes they wore the clothes”


The current French issue of Grazia magazine has more than forty Bowie-themed pages in celebration of the opening of David Bowie Is at Philharmonie de Paris next week.

Among the pages of Bowie-inspired fashion shoots and accessories, there is a six-page feature by the very prolific Eric Dahan regarding Bowie’s music and art (see also current issue of Rock & Folk), along with a further six pages featuring a portfolio of Hedi Slimane’s beautiful monochromatic Bowie costume portraits and images from the 2004 A Reality Tour.

Grazia magazine is

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Emin on 40-year-old Young Americans 45

on February 22, 2015


“One damn song that can make me, break down and cry...”


David Bowie’s Young Americans 45 was released in the UK 40 years ago yesterday.

The release signalled yet another change in direction for Bowie and acted as a taster of what was to come with the album of the same name.

The release was a worldwide hit for Bowie, giving him a Top 20 hit in the UK, a Top 30 in the USA and a #1 hit in New Zealand!

In the regular soundtrack of my life section in today’s Observer, Tracey Emin talks to Killian Fox about the impact the record had on her and on meeting David Bowie over twenty years later.


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London Labyrinth Masquerade Masked Ball extra date

on February 20, 2015


“But I’ll be there for you-oo-oo”


For those of you disappointed not to get a ticket for the Labyrinth Masquerade Masked Ball at The Prince Charles Cinema in London on Saturday night (Feb 21), The Goblin King (pictured) has smiled upon you and magicked up an extra date for April.

Here's a link to The Prince Charles Cinema with details of tomorrow night’s fun with Jareth and a link to the April 18 tickets.





The doors to the screen will open 10 minutes before the advertised time for our Masked Ballers to flow into the screen, where

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Sukita’s Bowie pictures at La Galerie Stardust Paris

on February 19, 2015


“Looked way back, Stardust trail leading back to you”


With just twelve days until the arrival of David Bowie Is at Philharmonie de Paris, La Galerie Stardust of Paris has announced an exhibition of Masayoshi Sukita’s remarkable David Bowie pictures from the thirty-year period, 1972 - 2002.

The Sukita exhibition runs concurrently with David Bowie Is, from 3 March - 31 May. Keep an eye on La Galerie Stardust’s FB page and their FB event page for updates.


David Bowie par Masayoshi Sukita 1972 - 2002

3 March at 13:00 to 31 May at 19:00 in UTC+01

La Galerie Stardust

19 rue Notre Dame de

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Bowie on RHP broadcast this day in 1973…again!

on February 17, 2015


“Let me put my arms around your head”


Back on January 20 we posted a piece here that commenced thus:


“Generally agreed to have been taped on January 17 1973 (while The Jean Genie was at its peak of #2 on the official UK singles chart), there is some confusion as to when the actual broadcast of David Bowie on Russell Harty Plus took place.


We’re going with today’s date (which was a Saturday and in keeping with other broadcast dates of RHP), unless one of you out there has some other definite proof of broadcast, such as a TV listing magazine. (It worked last time we asked)”