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Holy Holy in London pictures and reviews

on July 06, 2015

 

“We played his songs and felt the London sky”

 

Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey’s Holy Holy with Glenn Gregory play the last date of their current tour in Tokyo tomorrow.

The team here at DBHQ were blown away by last week’s show at London’s SBE on Tuesday, and we weren't the only ones.

Keep reading for reviews of the London show from various BowieNetters (in alphabetical order) who were in attendance.

Scroll/swipe the images on this page for some wonderful shots from Natalie Loera, Michelle Robek, Gaz de Vere and Chris Youd.

Meanwhile here’s a link to three of the songs on YouTube for

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Bowie photo feature in NME

on July 02, 2015

 

“Look out my window and what do I see”

 

The current issue of NME magazine (July 4) has a cool double page spread announcing the upcoming David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set.

In the shot they used, David is standing in front of a billboard advertising the debut single from Peter Noone (Formerly of Herman's Hermits), Oh! You Pretty Things.

David played piano on the track and even appeared with Noone on Top Of The Pops to promote the single, which eventually reached #12 on the official UK singles chart.

View the piece here.

 

#Oh!YouPrettyThings  #FiveYearsBox  #NME 

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Bowie Day at Skopje Cinema City film festival

on June 25, 2015

 

“Hooked to the silver screen”

 

Photographer Brian Rasic has been in touch with details of a Bowie Day and an exhibition of his Bowie photographs in Skopje, Macedonia.

Here’s the official blurb.

 

The first edition of Skopje Cinema City film festival for music documentaries in Skopje, Macedonia, will welcome a wide range of documentaries that will explore the lives of people who make music, express themselves through music and the creativity behind the music. The festival will open with a tribute to one of the greatest heroes of popular music and culture in general, David Bowie.

Onits first

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Michael C. Hall to lead Lazarus cast

on June 24, 2015

 

“Let me rise through the cloudy above”

 

The New York Theatre Workshop, under artistic director James C. Nicola, has announced that Golden Globe winner and six-time Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall will star as Thomas Newton in the upcoming world premiere of Lazarus by David Bowie and Enda Walsh.

Previews will begin at the New York Theatre Workshop on 18 November 2015, before an official opening on 7 December.

Inspired by the 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, the drama will feature songs specially composed by Bowie for this production as well as new arrangements of

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Free Pin Ups Radio Show with Five Years pre-order

on June 23, 2015

 

“Five Years, stuck on my eyes”

 

Available exclusively from the Official David Bowie Online Store free with your pre-order is The David Bowie Pin Ups Radio Show 10" or CD. The 10" vinyl is available with the vinyl box while a CD version is available with the CD box.

Previously only available on Spotify, this program was issued to mark the 40th Anniversary of the album Pin Ups in 2013. 

This extremely limited collectable, one-sided EP or CD, features snippets from the Pin Ups album interspersed with observations from David Bowie regarding the bands he covers on the album.

Below are links to

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