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Rita Ora channels Bowie circa 1996 for Fashion Rocks

on September 11, 2014

 

“Fashions may change, heaven knows”

 

Rita Ora paid tribute to David Bowie at Tuesday evening’s (September 9) Fashion Rocks 2014 charity event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

She echoed Bowie’s own October 1996 performance of Fashion at the VH-1 Fashion Awards at Madison Square Garden in NY, by performing a cracking version of the same song in similar attire.

Bowie’s original Union Jack coat (designed by Alexander McQueen in collaboration with Bowie for the Earthling album cover), was approximated for Rita’s performance, complete with distressing and burn marks.

Some took the

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Ben Schnetzer: Duncan Jones is a genius

on September 10, 2014

 

“Watching all the world and Warcraft”

 

You may have already seen this item, but it bears repeating here.

We’re sure you all know that Bowie’s son, director Duncan Jones, finished filming Warcraft (the film of the game World of Warcraft), recently.

There’s been very little to report on Warcraft thus far as the whole thing has been shrouded in secrecy.

However, last Saturday The Belfast Telegraph snatched a few words with actor Ben Schnetzer (who stars in new British comedy Pride, as well as Warcraft), and though he had nothing to say about the film itself, he was very complimentary about

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Nothing Has Changed collection features new Bowie track

on September 09, 2014

 

“And nothing has changed, Everything has changed”

 

It is with much pleasure that we can exclusively announce a career-spanning collection of Bowie’s music covering fifty years of recorded works from his 1964 debut, Liza Jane, through to a brand new recording made this year.

(Please note, the image illustrating this piece has nothing to do with the artwork for the collection, which will follow in the coming weeks)

Nothing Has Changed (named after a lyric from the Heathen album opener Sunday) compiles tracks from every period of Bowie’s career and features new single; Sue (Or In A Season Of

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Two weeks to go till Chicago

on September 08, 2014

 

“Everybody's waiting for the Go-Go Boy”

 

Just fourteen days until David Bowie Is opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

The atmosphere is building nicely and what a lovely touch with the steps of the MCA adorned with Bowie lyrics.

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Mott’s All The Young Dudes LP is 42

on September 08, 2014

 

“It's a real mean team”

 

Mott The Hoople released their David Bowie produced album All The Young Dudes this week in 1972. (September 8, UK)

The very next day the Bowie-penned title track peaked at #3 on the UK singles chart giving the band their first and biggest hit.

Indeed, at the time it was the highest charting Bowie composition thus far, though that changed a few months later with the success of The Jean Genie which reached #2 in January 1973.

The album sleeve was designed by Mick Rock with colour tinting by George Underwood.

Aside from production duties, Bowie played saxophones and

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