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CHANGESONEBOWIE random vinyl out now

on May 20, 2016


“But it may come clear”


As mentioned on these pages previously, today sees the release of the 40th anniversary edition of CHANGESONEBOWIE.

David Bowie's first ever best of compilation (with tracks from the period 1969 to 1976), was originally released on May 21st, 1976.

The album stayed in the Top 10 for eleven weeks, peaking at #2. Two UK adverts from 1976 are illustrated in our montage.

Unannounced at the time was a mispress of CHANGESONEBOWIE with a reported 1,000 copies containing the 'sax version' of John, I’m Only Dancing, as opposed to the original single mix.

In keeping with the

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Duncan Jones on Dad and Baby Jones

on May 15, 2016


“My set is amazing”


Our good friend @Unklerupert has yet again supplied a summary of Duncan Jones’ activities. Including stuff about Dad, Baby “Tusky” and his day job as successful international director. 


Over to you Unk... (All bold text is a clickable link and there are lots of links in the following)


#WARCRAFTmovie  #DuncanJones



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Hello! You may recall our last update on all things Duncan Jones back in November 2015. At the time the first trailer for Duncan’s latest film WARCRAFT, a big budget adaptation of

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Exclusive Bowie vinyl for Bologna MAMbo

on May 13, 2016


“I colori della vita, Dei cieli blu”


Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola, the Italian language variation of Space Oddity, is getting a special blue vinyl 7” release to celebrate the opening of David Bowie Is at the Museum Of Modern Art (MAMbo) in Bologna, Italy.

The Italian vocal for Ragazzo Solo, Ragazza Sola (which translated means Lonely Boy, Lonely Girl) is not Space Oddity sung in Italian, it’s an entirely different song with Italian lyrics written by Mogol and sung in Italian by Bowie to the same music as Space Oddity.

The single was originally released in Italy in 1970. The new version will

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Two 180g vinyl live albums due in June

on April 27, 2016


“Oh, look out you rock 'n rollers”


Back on February 26th, Parlophone issued the first six Bowie studio albums (excluding the Deram album), on the same day as the Bowie At The Beeb vinyl box.

Now the two live albums that were housed in the David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set (Live Santa Monica 72 & Ziggy Stardust Motion Picture Soundtrack), will also be issued as heavyweight 180g vinyl editions on June 17th.

The vinyl that was exclusive to the David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (2003 Ken Scott Mix) and

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Bowie RSD releases enter chart at #1

on April 22, 2016


“We'll spend some time together“


Both of the RSD 2016 Bowie picture discs that went on sale last Saturday, have entered the UK’s Official Vinyl Charts at #1. (22 April 2016 - 28 April 2016)

TMWSTW ROUND COVER RSD 2016 PICTURE DISC has entered the Official Vinyl Album Chart at #1 while the TVC 15 RSD 40TH ANNIVERSARY PICTURE DISC achieved the same feat on the Official Vinyl Single Chart AND the Official Physical Single Chart.

There are still four Bowie albums in both the Official Physical Album Chart Top 30 and the Official Vinyl Album Chart Top 30.

Thanks to all of you for making these