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ANCIANT Album Focus: "Heroes"

on August 30, 2017

 

“They don't walk, they just glide in and out of life”

 

(ANCIANT = A New Career In A New Town)

 

Here’s another instalment of our album focus on "Heroes".

 

This is Tony Visconti’s introduction from another set of very informative notes (from the ANCIANT book), regarding the recording of "Heroes"...

 

 

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‘"Heroes"’ began in Hansa Studios, West Berlin, by the Berlin Wall. The intense and diverse reaction to the experimental album ‘Low’ proved that the best path for

David, at this point in his career, was to continue to break all

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ANCIANT Album Focus: "Heroes"

on August 28, 2017

 

“For ever and ever”

 

In the run up to the September 29th release of the David Bowie: A New Career In A New Town (1977–1982) box set (ANCIANT), the next release in our album focus is "Heroes".

 

If you’ve not listened to this classic from 1977 in a while, pop over to the official David Bowie: A New Career In A New Town playlist and reacquaint yourself.

 

Pre-order ANCIANT here.

 

 

#ANCIANTbox  #ANewCareerInANewTownBox  #BowieHeroes

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Bowie reaches a billion streams on Spotify

on August 28, 2017

 

“A billion dreams, A billion streams”

 

“The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity” - David Bowie, June 2002.

 

Last week (Thursday, August 24), the music of David Bowie reached a major milestone with the one billionth stream on Spotify.

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Iman talks about David to Vogue

on August 25, 2017

 

“I want you most of all”

 

Just in case you missed this one, it’s well worth a read/view.

 

Iman has helped Vogue celebrate their 125th Anniversary with a look back at pictures of her and David that have appeared in their pages.

 

In a moving interview, Iman explained how the public’s outpouring of love has meant that David’s presence is always felt: “My husband's passing to me, his absence is ever present. You know, so it's not like he has left. From the public love and the public grieving and all that, he is constantly around.”

 

Of the main picture in our montage, taken by Irving Penn in

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ANCIANT Album Focus: Low

on August 23, 2017

 

“Don’t you wonder sometimes...”

 

Ahead of the release of the David Bowie: A New Career In A New Town (1977–1982) box set (ANCIANT) next month, here’s the second instalment of our album focus on Low.

 

This is Tony Visconti’s introduction from his superbly informative notes (from the ANCIANT book), regarding the recording of Low. As Tony says, it’s a story you may have heard before, but it bears repeating...

 

I was playing around with my new signal processing ‘toys’ in my home studio in Hammersmith when I got a phone call from David Bowie.

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