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BEAT celebrates Bowie for fifth anniversary

on January 20, 2016


“Well, ain't that poster love?”


For those of you not already familiar with it, BEAT is an independently published quarterly music magazine and they have just published their 5th Anniversary Issue, Special Poster Edition featuring David Bowie.

Those of you of a certain age will remember Bowie’s ISOLAR tour programmes of 1976 and 1978, printed on newspaper stock. This double-size edition is akin to those in terms of size and paper stock.

The 40-page, colour and black and white, A2 publication (huge) folds out into an impressive A1 (massive) and the bowie content amounts to 9 x A2 portraits,

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Lazarus single enters Billboard Top 40

on January 19, 2016


“Now ain’t that just like me”


David Bowie’s Lazarus single has entered the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 Single chart in the US, giving him his first top 40 hit on the chart in more than 28 years.

He also re-enters with two other titles while taking over a record 21 of the 50 positions on the Hot Rock Songs chart.

Check out this Billboard piece for more facts and figures.

Thanks once more to everybody who has helped Bowie achieve this chart success.


#DavidBowie  #Blackstar  #imablackstar  #BlackstarAlbum  #LazarusSingle

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UNCUT Bowie special out Thursday

on January 19, 2016


“Staying back in your memory”


The March 2016 issue of UNCUT pays tribute to David Bowie with 19 pages of content, wherein many of his collaborators, including Carlos Alomar, Reeves Gabrels, Nile Rodgers, Mike Garson, Ken Scott and Herbie Flowers, remember Bowie, while UNCUT’s David Cavanagh has filed an essay on Bowie’s life and legacy.

Go here for more.


#DavidBowie  #BowiePress  #BowieUNCUT

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More Bowie front covers

on January 19, 2016


“Every magazine on every shelf”


A few more recent magazine covers for those of you that like to keep up with these things.


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100-page Rock&Folk Bowie Special

on January 18, 2016


“There’s been many others, so many times”


Our good friend Jérôme Soligny has been in touch with details of a Rock&Folk Bowie special (exclusive peek at the cover in our montage), and the current February issue of the regular Rock&Folk magazine.

Over to Jérôme...


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When we heard the news on the saddest Monday morning of all, Rock&Folk decided to keep busy and work hard on the special issue we had in mind for years. We never thought it would be an 'in memoriam' issue.


Basically, the special is a compilation of some of the