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Barnbrook designs San Marino Bowie stamps

on February 14, 2017

 

“So send me a letter”

 

The multi award-winning designer and Luton fan, Jonathan Barnbrook, has designed a beautiful set of Bowie stamps for the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino).

 

Produced for the 70th anniversary of the birth of David Bowie, here’s the description regarding the 3 stamps from the AASFN page:

 

 

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The philatelic set celebrates the long and eclectic career of David Bowie, famous singer-songwriter and actor, who was born in London on the 8th January 1947. Jonathan

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Duncan Jones Tweets following ★ Grammy wins

on February 12, 2017

 

“But I know you’ll hold your head up high”

 

A very moving message from proud son to his father.

 

 

#DuncanJones  #59thGrammyAwards  #Grammys2017  #BowieGrammyAwards  #BowieBlackstar  #Blackstar  

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★ wins all five nominated GRAMMYs

on February 12, 2017

 

“Ladies and gentlemen...and others”

 

Congratulations are due to all involved with the creation of David Bowie’s ★ album, after the news that the release enjoyed a clean sweep at the Grammy Awards tonight, with all five nominations winning the gongs in the following categories...

 

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12. Best Rock Performance

(Accepted by Donny McCaslin)

Blackstar

David Bowie

Track from: Blackstar

Label: ISO/Columbia Records

 

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14. Best Rock Song

(Accepted by the presenters)

Blackstar

David

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Sound And Vision is forty today

on February 11, 2017

 

“And I will sing”

 

Originally released on Friday February 11th 1977 in the UK, Sound And Vision became a #3 hit when it was released as the lead single from the  extraordinary Low LP.

 

It was unusual for a single not to precede an album release, and considering this and the fact that RCA didn’t really promote either the album or the single in the UK, it’s surprising Sound And Vision performed so well on the chart.

 

This lack of promotion for Low was probably meant as a bit of a rap across the knuckles for Bowie from RCA.

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No Plan EP clear blue vinyl 12"

on February 08, 2017

 

“Distorted view, see through baby blue”

 

Aside from the formats of the No Plan EP we announced a couple of days ago, (CD and two vinyl 12" versions) there will now be a clear blue vinyl 12" produced exclusively for independent record shops.

 

This numbered limited edition (one-run only), also features the laser etching on the B-side of the vinyl. It will be released internationally on April 21st.

 

Here’s a recap of the different configurations of the physical No Plan EP.

 

~ CD - FEBRUARY 24 (available via all usual outlets)

~ BLACK VINYL 12" - APRIL 21 (available via all usual outlets)

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